Warehouse Operative, Farmfoods Avonmouth

· Full time, permanent, 39 hour position working any 5 days from 7 (including weekends).

o Part time work also available.

Shift times:
o 14:00 – 22:00

o 22:00 – 06:00

· Free return transport available from Newport and Bristol City Centre

Pay rate
o £10.40 per hour (21 and over)

o £8.84 per hour (Under 21)

o £16.00 per hour (All ages) for additional shifts worked.

· Free canteen facility

· 15% staff discount

· Full training provided, no experience necessary

· Opportunity to apply for our HGV driver training programme after 6 months service

· 30 days annual leave

· Regular breaks during your shift (plus additional warming breaks when picking in the cold store)

· A smart uniform and all PPE provided at no cost to you

· Free life assurance

· Workplace pension

As one of our warehouse operatives you will:

· Accurately and quickly pick stock onto pallets ready for delivery to shops.

· Keep accurate records.

· Carry out general maintenance and cleaning of the warehouse.

· Work within the health and safety requirements of the site.

Most warehouse operatives start with us picking orders however there may also be opportunities beyond this to work in our goods in and loading operations.

You will need:
· To be physically fit as this is a demanding role and you will be expected to achieve productivity targets.

· A friendly, positive, hardworking approach to work.

· To be comfortable working in temperatures of around minus 20 degrees. Full PPE is provided in addition to warming breaks.

· Although it is not essential, if you have experience of working in a warehouse environment or experience working with manual handling equipment then let us know about it in your application.

· We welcome applications from Army, Navy and Royal Air Force service leavers and veterans into our distribution operations and work in partnership with Hire a Hero to support service leavers with their transition into civilian life.

A bit about us:
Farmfoods are a family business with ambition. We pride ourselves on offering our customers great value, quality products from clean and tidy shops with the friendliest team in retail.

We aim to offer sensational value to customers on a great range of everyday family oriented goods. We back up our sensational value with a focus on delivering an ‘old fashioned’, genuine and friendly customer experience.

Our warehouse operatives are the backbone of our distribution operation and are essential to ensuring our shops have everything they need to deliver a great service to our customers.