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Despatch Operative

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We currently have a permanent opportunity for a Despatch Operative to join our team in Willand, Devon.

  • This post is working Monday - Friday 
  • The hours of work are: 05.30am - 14.30pm (early finish at 13.30pm on Tuesdays)
  • The rate of pay for this position is £12.25 per hour

Main Responsibility

As a Despatch Operative your duties will include: 

  • Ensuring orders are scanned correctly according to information provided
  • Printing identification labels
  • Wrapping and storing pallets safely and securely to ensure product is protected during transportation
  • Other general despatch duties

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have experience within a similar role, perhaps in a chilled manufacturing environment. 

You'll also have: 

  • Good communication skills with the ability to work in a team, and a good level of spoken English.
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic IT skills  
  • A Reach truck/PPT licence

Package Description

  • Immediate starts within a few days
  • Opportunities for overtime at a premium rate
  • Exclusive 2 Sisters employee discount platform available via an app offering savings of up to 60% with brands including Asda, Morrisons, M&S and Tesco
  • Fantastic development opportunities available for promotion and career development
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Wellbeing and occupational health support on site
  • £150 refer a friend scheme
  • In-house training that includes L2 and L1 Health and Safety Certification
  • Canteen with hot, affordable food
  • Trade Union
  • Free Off Street parking
  • Employee of the month rewards
  • Seasonal Events

About the Company

UK Poultry represents more than half of 2 Sisters’ business by sales. The division employs over 8,500 people working in a chilled environment to process poultry products which are then marketed to consumers via major retailers. Our colleagues work across ten primary sites across the UK, where chickens are transported from nearby farms for processing and at our cutting sites prepared for portioning, deboning, and filleting. UK Poultry predominantly produces private-label products for major retailers. We know our proficiency is in processing, so we work with experts in other fields such as: hatching, farming, animal husbandry and transport to ensure that our supply chain is as effective and efficient as possible.

2 Sisters Food Group

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