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Despatch Operative

13 Jan 2020
11 Jan 2021
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Job Advert

Despatch Operative – Telford

We are Hiring!  Due to the continued growth we are recruiting for Despatch Operative to join our team based in Telford.

We are a leading supplier of Poultry products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. With ambitious plans for the future, there hasn’t been a more exciting time to join us.

Join us as a Despatch Operative and you can be a part of the aspiring team that brings Avara Foods to life.

Purpose of the role

As a Despatch Operative the main purpose of the role is working as part of a large team to help maintain an excellent service to our customers by picking and loading product to be despatched to in a safe efficient manner. 

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Picking of stock

  • Scanning and allocating of products

  • Loading and unloading stock

  • Stock taking

  • Palletising

  • Operating Fork Lift Truck

What we are looking for:

  • You will be a team player with good communication skills and have a good understanding of food hygiene and health and safety procedures

  • As this role is working within our food production hall you must be able to work in a chilled environment

Working hours are rotating Sunday - Thursday 22:00 – 07:00 & Monday – Friday 07:00 – 16:00 & 4 on 4 off Days & Nights.

A little bit about us

We are a leading supplier of chicken, turkey and duck products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 6000 people.

The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to our customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.

What’s in it for you?

We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded

We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. As a Despatch Operative you can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:

  • 28 Days Holiday

  • Generous Pension

  • Life Insurance

  • Various life style benefits

If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.