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Brackley
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Factory Work - Brackley
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£13.9 Per Hour
Contract Type
Permanent Contract

About the Role:

Do you want to earn a minimum of £13.90 per hour? We’re looking for a Skilled Despatch Operative to join our team at our site in Brackley

The benefits of working for Avara Foods:

  • £13.90 per hour plus shift allowance of £2 per hour
  • Paid Weekly
  • Overtime available
  • Earn a minimum of £667.80 per week
  • Earn £500 for every friend or family member you refer for a job with us*
  • Training and development from day one
  • Secure contract, guaranteed hours and opportunities for overtime
  • Free Tea and Coffee
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised staff canteen
  • Discounted staff shop

*T’s & C’s apply

Working Hours

42 hours  per week

4 ON 4 OFF – 18:00 – 06:00   

About the role:

As a Skilled Despatch Operative you’ll be Receiving, picking and loading out of chilled food products. Hygiene, safety, and process control all being priorities. So, you’ll be working in a fast-paced, dynamic FMCG factory environment which is noisy and refrigerated in some areas, manufacturing short shelf-life products where hygiene standards are critical.

  • A FMCG refrigerated warehouse environment
  • To carry out temperature and cleanliness checks of refrigerated trailers
  • To operate scanning guns to work with our systems of allocating work duties
  • Picking various products in line with customer demand
  • Making up of pallets to a set standard
  • Moving pallets in the warehouse using Powered pallet trucks, counterbalance fork lift trucks and Very Narrow Isle trucks
  • To ensure the area is controlled, clean and tidy and aligned with our GMP standards
  • Cover for technical operator in their absence
  • To follow instructions on a daily basis from the Process Leader in order to maintain an effective process
  • To be aware of, understand and adhere to health & safety procedures and set standards
  • To be aware of, understand and adhere to food hygiene procedures and set standards
  • Ensure information is treated as confidential.
  • Participate and promote the Avara Vision and Values.
  • To comply with and promote all Avara policies and procedures
  • Ensure that the Health and Safety Policies, Standard Operating Procedures are properly managed and adhered to at all times
  • Ensure that food safety, integrity, legality and quality applies at all times and in all areas of our business
  • Ensure that delivery of agreed SLA standards is maintained where appropriate.
  • Participate as necessary in appropriate shifts and on-call duty rotas, if applicable.
  • Other duties within the general scope of the post may be required from time to time.
  • The duties of the post and job description will be regularly reviewed by the line manager.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Good level of English and basic numeracy skills
  • The ability to work well within a team and communicate effectively 
  • Good attention to detail and a flexible attitude to tasks
  • Experience within a warehouse environment is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided 

Who are we, and what do we do?

You may not have heard of us, but there’s a good chance you’ve enjoyed our products. Avara Foods is one of the UK’s leading food businesses, supplying chicken and turkey to the country’s major supermarkets and well-known restaurants.

We own and manage our entire supply chain, from farms to factory and all the way to the customer door – meaning we have careers that cover a whole range of functions. We have major processing sites across England and Wales, and an agricultural network of over 350 farms, spanning from North Yorkshire to the South Coast and Wales.

A little about our Brackley site:

Our advanced manufacturing site in Brackley, is one of our main processing facilities, processing up to 1.2 million birds per week. There are over 700 talented people employed at our Brackley site, helping us to deliver high quality products to our customers and making the business a trusted leader in fresh foods.

What happens after you apply for this role?

After you’ve applied, you’ll be contacted in due course by a Resourcing Officer at our Brackley site, to discuss your application and CV further. There’ll also be a chance for you to ask us any questions you may have about the role.

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

Due to Bird Welfare, it is essential that you do not own any Avian Pets or Poultry. 

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

INDHP #TheAvaraWay

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