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Skilled Operative - Despatch

Avara Foods
TF1 7GL, Telford
Closing date
3 Dec 2020
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Skilled Operative - Despatch - Telford

It is vital the food industry continues operating throughout these uncertain times, and as one of the UK’s largest food businesses we have a key part to play in this to help continue to feed the nation.

We are a leading supplier of Poultry products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. With ambitious plans for the future, there hasn’t been a more exciting time to join us. 

We currently have a number of opportunities for a Skilled Despatch Operative to join us working Monday to Friday 07:00-16:00.

Join us as a Despatch Operative and you can be a part of the aspiring team that brings Avara Foods to life. 

Purpose of Role

 Tosupport the despatch team in managing the Intake, Storage, Part picking and Outloading of finished goods product to both internal and external customers andthe team members employed in the Despatch area in order to meet Cost, Quality,Productivity and Safety targets set by the Company, consistently andcost-effectively.

Key responsibilities will include: 

·       Scanning of product

·       Intake of finished goods from theproduction site

·      Storage 

·       Picking of orders

·       Re wrapping of part picked pallets

·       Loading of vehicles

·       People Welfare

·       Stock control

·       Stock take

·       People training

What we are looking for

Experience within a production/manufacturing setting showing an understanding of a fast moving process is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.  

• Functional skills in English and Maths.
• The ability to work well within a team and communicate with all levels of staff.
• Good attention to detail and a flexible attitude to tasks

MHE licenses, which could include VNA, PPT, Reach and Counterbalance.

A little about us: 

Avara Foods is one of the UK’s largest food businesses, supplying chicken and turkey to the nation’s most popular supermarkets and restaurants. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 6000 people.

The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to our customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.

What’s in it for you?

We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.

We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:

• Weekly Pay

• Employee benefits scheme including discount shopping vouchers and lifestyle benefits.

• Competitive Pension.

• A dynamic working environment.

• Realistic opportunities for training and development.

If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. 


Avara Foods is one of the UK’s largest food businesses, supplying chicken, turkey and duck to the nation’s most popular supermarkets and restaurants. We excel at what we do.



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