DTS Despatch Operative

Posted 07 June 2024
Salary 13.15
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Logistics & Distribution
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameMolly Dawson
Expiry date 07 July 2024

Job description

We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day taste better.  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.  Our vast direct-to-store (DTS) distribution network, comprising of 17 depots nationwide, enables us to make over 10,400 daily deliveries of our own chilled and frozen produce and that of third parties. 



A major picking depot, employing more than 70 colleagues and operating a fleet of more than 40 vehicles. The depot serves major convenience retailers in the region. 


What you'll be doing: 

  • Ensuring all stock is placed in the appropriate delivery pallets at all times 
  • Working in a fast-paced environment and able to meet time-sensitive deadlines. 
  • Loading and unloading 
  • Logging product shortages and reporting them to the Management Team at the depot at the end of each shift. 
  • Ensuring all trays are stacked and kept in the designated place before the shift ends. 
  • Maintaining the depot's cleanliness and tidiness in work areas at all times. 
  • Ensuring all PPE issued is worn at all times. 


Role Details: 

  • Shift Times: 10pm to 6am 
  • Pay Rate: £12 per hour (+ £1.15 night rate for any hours worked between 10pm and 6am) 
  • Overtime: Premiums are payable after 42 hours at time and a quarter 
  • Shift Pattern: Full time, Sunday to Friday (Rolling rest day) 


What we’re looking for: 

  • We are looking for team players who are comfortable with physical work  
  • Must be comfortable working in a cold environment 
  • Warehouse experience preferred but not essential 
  • People happy to work nights 


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


What you’ll get in return: 

  • Weekly Pay 
  • Pension up to 8% matched 
  • Company share save scheme 
  • Greencore Qualifications 
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform 
  • Free On-site car park 
  • Promotion and progression opportunities 


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