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Date: 20-Jun-2022

Location: Erith, GB

Company: Hovis

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.

A great opportunity has arisen at Hovis we're looking for a Stores Operative to join the Erith Team to play a key role in supporting our Operations Team.


Our bakery is committed to providing a high-quality product to our customers in line with the Life Long Customer Loyalty programme.


Key Accountabilities include:


  • Compliance to site health & safety and food safety
  • Regulation
  • Accurate completion of LCL documentation
  • Use own initiative to prioritise tasks
  • Accurate recording of all critical control points
  • Weigh off step by step recipes
  • Sieving of raw materials
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to follow food traceability requirements
  • Working within a team

Awareness of site policy on:  Health & Safety, Food safety, Hygiene, and Accident Reporting.

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.