Despatch Materials Handler

Posted 29 February 2024
Salary £12.85
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Production Management
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameTammy Sanderson
Expiry date 17 March 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?

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.

Here at Manton Wood, we have a team of around 1,700 colleagues. We produce sandwiches and wraps for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Co-op, Asda, Morrisons, Boots, Aldi and Lidl.

Our Manton Wood site has a gym, restaurant with hot food and a staff shop available to all our colleagues.


What you'll be doing

As a Despatch Materials Handler, you will be working between the Production windows and picking/stores area. As an essential part of the Low-Risk team, you will be assisting in ensuring our products our produced to the highest quality and standards. You will be ensuring each window has the correct packaging and trays as well as enough to keeps the lines moving. You will also be responsible for ensuring product received from the production area is chilled to the correct temperature before being picked and despatched.

This a physical role which requires some heavy lifting.


*       Setting up of lines ready for production to start – making sure correct packaging/trays/cages are available, correct labels are set up for printing

*       Ensuring tape machines are set up correctly and supplied with tape to keep lines running.

*       Using hand pallet trucks to move packaging/materials throughout the area

*       Moving finished products from the production lines to the blast chills

*       Booking stock into the chills ready to be picked (using JBA guns)

*       Completion of traceability paperwork for blast chilling (use by dates, temperatures, times)

*       Counting of stock (both packaging and finished products) to ensure we always have adequate supply of packaging and to ensure correct amounts of finished stock are produced

*       Moving of finished products (cages, trays on wheels) to pick areas once chilled to be palletised and despatched


What we’re looking for

At Greencore we put our people at the core. We celebrate their differences and help everyone to be themselves at work. Together we make every day taste better.

Previous experience in a similar role/food environment (Desirable, not necessary)

*       Able to read and write in English

*       Basic level of Maths required (counting stock, using calculators, JBA guns)

*       Ability to work under some pressure to ensure lines are serviced and able to run continuously

*       Great attention to detail (completing traceability paperwork, important to be accurate)

*       Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

*       Strong communication skills and desire to work with other team members.

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


What you’ll get in return

*       Competitive salary and job-related benefits

*       Holidays

*       Pension up to 8% matched

*       Life insurance up to 4x salary

*       Company share save scheme

*       Greencore Qualifications

*       Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform


Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.