MM Operative

Chatteris, Cambridgeshire – Moving to Alconbury, March 2017
£8 p/hr
22 Dec 2016
22 Jan 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

MM Operative

Hours of Work:     35 hours per week, 5 days out of 7 includes weekend working 

Purpose of the role:-

To be responsible for the movement of dry and live raw materials across intake, production and despatch. To be multi-skilled in all disciplines of the operational areas and support the various functions where the business requires. 

Warehouse Responsibilities

  • Abide by the Company requirements with regards to safety, quality and ensure legality of products are adhered to.
  • Act accordingly with Health & Safety policy and ensure a safe working environment.  
  • Follow procedures for Warehouse protocols and abide by company policies at all times
  • Manage drivers on site and their paperwork.
  • Assist in preparation of the stores for on-site efficiency.
  • Conduct administrative task with the Enterprise Resource Planning (“ERP”) System or paperwork when required.
  • Ensure that pallet trucks are maintained and checked every day in accordance with related SOP’s.
  • Ensure that stock products have a label with correct amount on the pallet, and correct consignment; all pallets taken in to and out of the stores are scanned in to the correct location.
  • Ensure that pallets moved in and out of the warehouse or elsewhere on site are stacked and strapped in a safe and risk free manner.
  • Assist with trailer plans, intake and despatch paperwork as and when required.  
  • Demonstrate an understanding and deliver Key Performance Indicators (“KPI’s”)

 Intake Dry and Live Goods Responsibilities

  • Checking and inputting deliveries with the incoming stock. Checking the quality of incoming stock.
  • Waste management - ensuring all damaged stock is counted, stored, reported to Manager to enable appropriate management.
  • Carry out stock count of raw materials on a regular basis as requested by Line Manager and amend Rubicon system accordingly.
  • Supporting the production team with picking and delivering to lines.
  • Unload and confirm arrival quantities against expected consignment reports and liaise with Quality Control and supply chain teams.
  • Ensure products are scanned and located correctly to the stores using the Warehouse Management System (“WMS”).
  • Ensuring all products are scanned to works orders and returned products are accurately recorded and labelled with the correct number of boxes and stem counts.
  • Scan all returning products to their correct locations. 
  • To pick stock based on age and ratio and pick conditioning when required

Essential Skills/Experience:-

  • Experience within Fresh Produce / Food Production / FMCG environment.
  • Hold a valid (refreshed) Counterbalance Forklift or reach truck licence (advantageous not essential)
  • Good standard of education, specifically in English and Maths.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and build relationships with internal and external personnel.
  • Team player able to focus on departmental goals whilst respecting the needs of others.
  • Excellent organisation and delegation skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks with potentially conflicting requirements.
  • Accustomed to working with and meeting time critical deadlines
  • Good working knowledge of Word, Excel software applications.
  • Demonstrate an eagerness in personal development.

If you would like more information or wish to apply, please call HR on +44 (0) 1354 697 463 and/or complete our application form that can be found on our website  and send it along with your CV to  or post it to MM Flowers Limited, Ronald House, Fenton Way, Chatteris, PE16 6UP.