Despatch Operator Semi Skilled

Posted 08 July 2024
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Supply Chain
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameWarrington Recruitment
Expiry date 16 July 2024

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. 

Our Warrington site is also known as the Italian centre of excellence, recent expansion and investment make this site a state-of-the-art manufacturing unit! We produce high quality Italian ready meals for both Tesco & Co-Op.

What you'll be doing

Due to development and growth, Greencore Warrington are looking to recruit a Warehouse Despatch Operator Day Shift on permanent contract. 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.

To apply for the role, you must be at least 18 years old and available work for full time. 

Shift Pattern: 4 on 4 off 5am to 16.10 

Pay Rate: £12.50 per hour 

Working as a Semi-Skilled Despatch Operator 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’re 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.

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

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. 

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

We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.