Despatch Operator

Posted 21 February 2024
Salary £12.68
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Logistics & Distribution
Job FunctionTransformation
Contact NameNatalie Kohut
Expiry date 21 May 2024

Job description

Why Greencore? 


We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day. 

We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn. 


Here in Boston we employ around 400 colleagues and produce ready to eat salads, prepared vegetables and snacks for many of the major retailers such as Coop, Boots, Greggs, Costco, Spar and BOL. 


What you'll be doing 

*       To take ownership of the efficient running of the backyard, ensuring it is kept clean, tidy and recycling is dealt with in line with the appropriate procedure. 

*       Ensure good communications are maintained within the area and good communications are maintained with other departments and to build good relationships with all areas of the factory as well as with lorry drivers and external suppliers. 

*       To ensure good hygiene and housekeeping practices are always maintained in the area, ensuring that the product is handling in a hygienic environment in compliance with Food Legislation and Greencore procedures. 

*       To actively promote a safety culture in the area and ensure all Health and Safety requirements are met. 

*       To facilitate a continuous improvement environment. 

*       To manage a small team of people ensuring work and breaks are allocated correctly. 

*       Assist Coordinators when necessary. 

*       Responsible for stock checks on all returnable items, i:e trays, pallets, etc. 

*       Responsible for waste management i:e organise collections etc. 


What we’re looking for

*       Worked in intake or dispatch previously. 

*       Understanding of KPI’s 

*       Flexibility 

*       Basic excel and computer skills. 

*       People skills, organisational skills, decision making. 

*       Reliable and ‘can do’ approach. 

*       Responsible for paperwork. 

*       Most of the tasks are routine tasks. 


If this sounds like you, join us and 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 everyday taste better. 


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 

*       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.