Vacancy details

Kirkham, Preston, Lancashire, England

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Description

WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE

Reporting to: Area Leader / Shift Supervisor

 

Kepak is a family-owned, future-facing food company with a rich heritage of more than 50 years of meat craft. From the establishment of a family owned butcher shop in Dublin in 1966, Kepak has grown significantly and today the group has a turnover of €1.6bn and employs more than 5,000 people across 12 manufacturing sites in Ireland and the UK.

Kepak supplies prime cuts of meat to some of the biggest names in retail, wholesale and foodservice across Ireland, UK, Europe and internationally.

With over 50 years’ expertise in meat craft, we are still leading the way with bespoke innovations and highly successful, international food brands.

 

We are looking for people to join our growing team in Kirkham which is home to one of the UK’s top 100 brands, Rustlers.

  • Kirkham PR4, UK
  • £9.40 per hour (following probation up to £11.00 per hour depending on successful completion of relevant training)
  • 2 shift rotation. 06:00-14:00 and 14:00-22:00
  • Opportunities for overtime
  • Excellent benefits
  • Internal promotion and development opportunities are available

The Warehouse Operative will play a critical role, ensuring effective controls and measures are used within all operational areas.  You will also be required to liaise across functional areas e.g. Cookline, Production and offices

 

Main Duties:

  • To work effectively as part of a team
  • To comply with and always ensure safe working practices
  • Timely removal of production waste to maintain a continuous operation
  • Loading and unloading of vehicles with raw materials, finished product and waste
  • Utilise all Warehouse Inventory Management Systems
  • To optimise recycling of waste materials
  • To ensure all quality standards are maintained
  • To maintain good housekeeping skills
  • To ensure good team communications

 

Personal Attributes:

Successful candidates must have the ability to demonstrate our values of Passion for Food, Ambition, Responsibility and Teamwork at all times.

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team Player
  • Able to work on own initiative (self-starter)
  • Good work ethic and willingness to learn
  • Flexibility to adapt to the business needs

 

Essential

  • This is physically demanding job. You must be able to execute heavy lifting up to 25 kg
  • Must be available for overtime and be able to work weekends when needed
  • Must be computer literate

 

Desirable

  • FLT license advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided
  • Ideally candidate should have experience working within a Warehouse/waste environment
  • Experience of R.F. handsets would be advantageous

 

Benefits

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free hot drinks
  • Discounted on-site canteen with free Wi-Fi
  • Pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Bupa wellbeing cash plan
  • Corporate gym membership at Ribby Hall Village
  • Cycle to work scheme

 

Full training is provided including Level 2 Food Safety & Hygiene and FLT license.

 

Job Type: Full time, Permanent