Despatch Oper­a­tive

Cranswick is a leading UK food producer with revenue of over £2 Billion. We produce and supply premium food to high profile UK grocery retailers, the food service sector and other UK and global customers.

We are currently recruiting for Despatch Team Members to join the busy team here at our Preston site near Hull (HU12 8TB). The purpose of the role is to help the supervisors/Chargehands in the smooth running of the Despatch department to meet department targets and orders while maintaining excellent standards in food safety and quality.

With our industry leading facilities and numerous progression opportunities, there has never been a more exciting time to join our Despatch team.

Shift pattern: 4 On 4 Off Days/Nights and Monday to Friday

Main duties include (but not limited to):

  • Loading and unloading of vehicles
  • Picking orders on Cmex system
  • To ensure that the any Despatch requirements set by the Supervisor/Chargehand are met and if there are any issues/shortfalls these are reported in a timely manner
  • Ensuring products are stored correctly while maintaining traceability at all times
  • Maintaining food safety standards at all times

Requirements, experience and person specification:

  • A motivated individual who is driven to deliver working within a team or on your own
  • An excellent attitude towards teamwork and always willing to assist colleagues
  • A good standard of spoken and written English
  • Good attention to detail

Requirements, experience and person specification:

  • Strong commitment to progression and personal development
  • Various Shift Patterns
  • Profit sharing through discounted share scheme
  • Hassle free auto-enrollment into company pension scheme
  • Access to our 'Feed your Wellbeing' platform

A full job description is available upon request. Salary to be discussed at interview stage.

If you are an internal applicant, please ensure you have made your line manager aware before applying and confirm this when submitting your application.

To apply, please submit your covering letter and CV to:

Closing Date: 26th June 2023

Please note that if a suitable candidate is found, this closing date may be brought forward.