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Warehouse Operative Avonmouth

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Date: 07-Jul-2019

Location: Avonmouth, GB

Company: Hovis

Hovis is one the UK’s leading food brands. In fact, it’s worth over £400m in retail sales. In a very competitive crowd, we’ve continued to demonstrate category leading product innovation & quality. Our brand heritage and most recent performance is testament to this. Unsurprisingly, we have bold ambitions for our business & brand .

Hovis have an exciting opportunity as a Warehouse Operative based at our site in Avonmouth, 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.


We are looking for the following candidates:-

  • Attention to detail to ensure products are sent to the correct customer and in line with the customer order
  • Carry out quality and code checks on products as appropriate. To ensure that poor quality items are removed from the order assembly process and replaced with good quality items (thus preventing customer complaints)
  • To actively make and follow through suggestions for improvements, leading to a step change in site performance
  • A work ethnic to constantly improve their performance and in doing so, the performance of the team
  • Decant product as required for the operation
  • Flexibility in a fast moving and changing environment
  • An understanding that Health & Safety is at the heart of everything that we do


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Basic numeracy and literacy essential to the job
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • A good sense of importance of good customer service
  • The ability to operate and understand the Put to Light system
  • A good sense of importance of good customer service
  • Knowledge and experience of short shelf life products and daily delivery operation
  • Ability to prioritise and organise work load in a systematic manner



Location:  Based in Avonmouth

Type of role: Full Time, Permanent

Reporting to: Shift FLM

Closing Date: 

Shift Work:- 14:00-01:00, 4 on 4 off shift pattern

Salary:- £20,775 


Hovis since 1886

Job Segment: Customer Service

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