Despatch Operative

Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 18:00pm - 06:00am
Salary: £11.28

Palethorpes Bakery, an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer, are currently looking to recruit a Despatch Operative to work in the Despatch department within a fast paced food manufacturing environment.


Our Vision as a business is to inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation and integrity.


The successful candidate for this role will need to demonstrate the following skills and have the following responsibilities:



  • Assemble product accurately and safely for onward shipment to our customers, using handheld mobile wear guns.
  • Loading of vehicles and correctly and safely for onward shipment to customer
  • Assist in the unloading of vehicles
  • Assembly of orders in packaging
  • Assist in stock taking
  • Will be working in chillers and freezers



  • A Numerate and literate
  • In date FLT licence highly desirable
  • A flexible attitude towards the needs of the job
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ensure safe working practices are adhered to
  • Ensure GMP within the department
  • Excellent communication skills


In return for the above the successful candidate will receive a total reward package that includes:

  • Company Pension
  • 24 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays and public holidays)
  • Formal and informal learning and development opportunities
  • Heavily discounted staff shop
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does


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