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Despatch Operator

Greencore Group
Up to 8.9 UKP per hour
Closing date
22 Oct 2020
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Job Description
You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products because we supply food for the all the major supermarkets in the UK.


What you'll be doing
Here at Atherstone, we have a team of around 550 colleagues. We produce sandwiches, wraps, rolls, bircher pots and toasties for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Starbucks, Aldi, Cafe Nero and the Munch brand sold in WH Smith travel outlets.

We are currently looking for Despatch Operators to join our team working any 5 out of 7 shifts - 3pm to 11pm.

What we’re looking for
This role involves picking all individual depot/store orders to the required deadlines to meet the vehicle departure times on a daily basis.

Ensuring all orders are being picked accurately , and deliveries are placed in the appropriate pallets at all times.
Logging product shortages and reporting them to a manager at the end of each shift.
Ensuring all trays are stacked and kept in the designated place before shift ends.
Maintaining the depots cleanliness and tidiness in work areas at all times.
Ensuring all PPE issued is worn at all times

The main roles for despatch operators are as follows:

Packer - The despatch packer receives finished products from production, checks their quality and packs the correct quantity into specified packaging.

Picker - The despatch picker selects products to fill customer orders in accordance with given specifications.

Loader - A loader works as a member of a team, loading, picking Greencore-Food to Go customer orders onto vehicles for delivery.

What you’ll get in return
You will be hardworking and determined.
We are looking for candidates who are willing to undertake other duties if needed and act in the company’s best interest at all times.
Experience of Picking would be advantageous.
Experience working in a chilled environment is preferred.
Please only apply if willing to work in a chilled environment and on a rota which will include some weekends.

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.


Greencore Group plc is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. We have 22 convenience foods manufacturing sites in the UK and the US; and employ in the region of 11,000 people.

Contact Us
  • Midland Way
  • Barlborough Links Business Park
  • Chesterfield
  • S43 4XA
  • United Kingdom
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