Despatch Operative

Ref: | Permanent | Sales and Marketing, Food Manufacturing |

Job Specification

Job Title: Despatch Operative
Job Reference:
Salary Guide: Salary between £0.00 and £0.00 depending on candidate experience and skillset
Listing Category: Sales and Marketing, Food Manufacturing
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Job Description

The Role:

Reporting to the Despatch Manager & Supervisor, the Despatch Operatives are responsible for ensuring all products leave the site on time and that they adhere to customer specification.

Main Duties:

  • Movement of pallets to both internal departments and onto trailers for external despatch.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of stock and pallet movements with emphasis on correct stock rotation.
  • Ensuring relevant Standard Operating Procedures are adhered to.
  • The wrapping of pallets to ensure stability and safety during transport.

The above is not an exhaustive list of the duties and responsibilities of this role, but aims to give a general overview of the position.

The Person:

  • Will display a positive and pro-active attitude.
  • Will work well to strict deadlines.
  • Will possess the ability to cope well under pressure.
  • Is reliable and hard working.
  • Committed to working within the Company Values.

Full training will be given for this role to include manual handling, health and safety, and basic food hygiene. All new employees are also subscribed to the Dunbia Discounts Scheme, providing money off and cashback from a wide range of retailers and online stores.

If you feel that you have the appropriate skills and competencies required, please forward a completed application form with a covering letter, outlining how you meet the above criteria, to Gillian Harbey, HR & Payroll Officer, Dunbia (Wales) Felinfach Site, The Dairygold Building, Aeron Valley Enterprise Park, Felinfach, Ceredigion, SA48 8AG or email to

Closing date for applications: 1pm on Friday 5th May 2017.

As per Dunbia's Equal Opportunities Policy and Recruitment Policy, CV’s will not be accepted and only applications made on a Dunbia application form will be considered.

In accordance with Home Office legislation all applicants will be required to provide proof that they are legally entitled to work in the UK and do not require a work permit. As a company we do not apply for work permits for applicants. By applying for the role you are confirming that you are legally entitled to work in the UK and do not require a work permit to do so. You will be required to provide documentary evidence of your eligibility to legally work in the UK at interview stage should you be invited to an interview.