Despatch Operative - Days

Posted 26 March 2024
Salary £12.50
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Logistics & Distribution
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameZoe Arstall
Expiry date 10 April 2024

Job description

*Days - 4 on 4 off – 9:00am-9:00pm (Shift pattern will include some weekends)*

Why Greencore?

We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better.  We’re sure you’ve tried our products because we supply food for the all the major supermarkets in the UK!

 Here at Wisbech, we have a team of 450 colleagues and manufacture premium chilled ready to cook meals for major retailers such as Asda and Co-op.


Pay Rate: £12.50 (plus overtime outside of normal shift pattern)


What you'll be doing

Due to development and growth, Greencore Wisbech are looking to recruit a Warehouse Despatch Operator Day Shift. As a Warehouse Despatch Operator, you will be responsible for picking daily orders. You will also check stock levels, reporting any deficiencies to the Zone Manager and both maintain and update the stock report throughout the shift. Working in this role, you'll be required to:

  • Ensure the correct picking of orders in the Despatch department using daily pick sheets and R.D.T guns
  • Assist in managing stock accuracy through daily warehouse activities, cycle counts, stock takes and reconciliation within the 21-computer system
  • Loading and unloading of vehicles in a timely manner ensuring health and safety guidelines are adhered to, ensuring paperwork is correct, noting any discrepancies & complying with technical procedures
  • Temperature monitoring and recording of stock being loaded onto trailers
  • Wrapping picked pallets for loading, using PPT equipment
  • Report any stock picking issues within the Despatch department to the Zone Manager
  • Ensure any damaged stock is reported and recorded using the correct procedure, and all requests for stock by other departments are directed to the Zone Manager
  • Any faults of machinery and equipment or damage of property are reported to the Zone Manager at the earliest opportunity
  • Contribute to and assist with the activities of other members of the team and cover when required
  • Assist the Zone Manager in ensuring that the department is kept in good order, clean and organized
  • Ensure that Zone Manager is kept fully informed of key issues within the department daily

What we are looking for

  • Knowledge of picking procedures
  • Attention to detail
  • High level of accuracy
  • Team player
  • Comfortable working in a chilled environment
  • Reliable
  • Good Literacy and Numeracy skills (assessed at interview)
  • Good verbal communication skills

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

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.


What you will 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
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

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