Warehouse Operative

Warehouse Operative

Hovis | Nottingham, ENG, GB

Posted 7 days ago

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Welcome to Hovis. We are the proud guardians of over 130 years of baking experience that make up our iconic and much-loved brand. We produce bread and bakery products created with Hovis goodness at the heart of each. We deliver around 1.3million loaves, every day of the week throughout the UK and Ireland, where we also make Mothers Pride and Ormo products.
We are 2,800 people working within 8 bakeries, 1 flour mill, and 2 regional distribution centres across the UK. Our success is a result of the hard work of our people; they are experts in their field whether it’s baking, manufacturing, logistics, engineering, or the many departments within the central functions team based in our head office in High Wycombe. We are a values-led business and expect our colleagues to live, breathe, and embed Quality, Accountability, and Trust into their ways of working.
The Role:
To carry out duties and instructions so that all products requiring to be despatched are in the correct quantities, the correct quality, and assembled and loaded to the deadlines and standards that are required by our customers
Will create effective working relationships and will have contact with Drivers, Despatch Operatives, Technical Service Operatives and Bakery management.
To observe and adhere to all Company rules and procedures , including all aspects of Health, Safety and Hygiene including the wearing of all Personal Protective Equipment, when on site.
To maintain a high standard of behaviour and appearance of self, that upholds and enhances the company image, including the wearing of the company uniform.
To undergo training so that all duties within the department can be carried out to the required standard.
The correct products and quantity are accurately received into Despatch.
The detailed picking and assembly of individual customer orders.
The reconciliation of product available against product to be despatched.
Loading and unloading of our own and third party vehicles.
To safely operate equipment that may be required to carry out despatch duties, such as the use of rola-trucs, forklift and basketeers.
Maintaining product coding and product quality.
Other duties that may be required for the efficient running of the despatch department
Why work for us and our benefits:
At Hovis, we understand the importance of looking after our colleagues, so we provide a variety of benefits in addition to their salaries. The benefits we provide at Hovis are as varied as the people who receive them but they are offered with the intention of creating value to them personally over and above their salaries
There is a range of colleague benefits available, which individuals can select based on their needs.
Our benefits scheme is called Hovis Choice, which offers a variety of savings and cashback offers on day to day living and much more including eyecare vouchers, and a healthcare scheme to suit everyone. It also includes our Cycle to Work scheme where you can obtain a brand new bike at a significant saving
We offer competitive annual leave entitlement and flexibility where possible in order to create a healthy work-life balance
We celebrate loyalty with our generous long service and colleague recognition schemes
We offer three levels of pensions
Hovis values diversity and is committed to promoting equal opportunities in the workplace. Every job applicant, employee or worker will be treated fairly and equally with dignity and respect regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, social class, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religious belief, union membership, political opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic.