Greencore Group

Despatch Operative - Nights

22 Nov 2018
20 Dec 2018
Ms Sarah Leisner
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

We are currently recruiting for Despatch Window Operatives to work  at our Manton Wood "Food to Go" Production Facility.
Your key focus will be to ensure finished products are packed according to customer requirements i.e dates, prices, numbers per box, labels, quality etc whilst observing all the relevant procedures


Shift Pattern 

Wed-Sat/Thur-Sat 4 on 3 off/3 on 4 off (17:45 - 5:45) 

Main responsibilities

As a despatch Operative you will check appropriate working materials are available at the beginning of the shift i.e. tape, boxes, trays, tray inserts, compactor bags and refer to Chargehand if unavailable. You will check tape machine (e.g. blades clean), ensure that cages are available, check product coming through the window i.e. price, date, front/back label, seals, blisters, correct procedures, quality of product and remove any out of spec products as required and inform Team Leader. You will also transport products to Chill/Picking Area, record overs, wastage, number of cases packed, and check sheets particularly at the end of each run. The despatch operative must be able to work at pace and keep up with checks when products are coming through the despatch window so that orders go out on time to the waiting lorry

Ideal candidate

It is essential that you have a good level of numeracy and excellent communication skills both written and verbal. You will also need the ability to lift and carry boxes weighing up to 10KG and push or pull cages/pallets weighing up to 380KG You will have a good level of dexterity and be able to pack products into boxes and you will also need good Hand / Eye co-ordination to be able to check a variety of factors on the product coming through. You will need to be flexible to both working hours and in supporting colleagues. An understanding of scanning equipment, tape machines, basic food hygiene, health and safety and ability to use a PC are desirable

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