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Despatch Window Operative - Days

Why Greencore?

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products because we supply food for the all the major supermarkets in the UK.

Here at Manton Wood, we have a team of around 1,700 colleagues. We produce sandwiches and wraps for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Co-op, Asda, Morrisons, Boots, Aldi and Lidl.

Our Manton Wood site has a gym, restaurant with hot food and a staff shop available to all our colleagues.

What you'll be doing

A Despatch Operative will work 5 days 06:00-14:30.

Checking appropriate working materials are available at the beginning of the shift is essential, with clear referal guides if stock is not available i.e. tape, boxes, trays, tray inserts and compactor bags.

A Despatch Operative will check the tape machine to ensure the blades are clean, ensure that cages are available, check products 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.

Transporting products to the Chill/Picking Area, recording overs, wastage, number of cases packed, and check tracking paperwork at the end of each run.

A 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.

What we’re looking for

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.

An understanding of scanning equipment, tape machines, basic food hygiene, health and safety and ability to use a PC are desirable

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

What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform

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

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