Despatch Operative, Nights

Bradgate Bakery

Ashton Green Friday - Tuesday 22:00 – 06:00

About us

Bradgate Bakery is an award winning, fast paced, highly reputable family business that is heavily expanding and continually evolving. We produce sandwiches, wraps, prepared salads, pasta pots and many other chilled food to go products for a leading UK retailer. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and with almost 1600 employees, we are a major employer in Leicester. Continuous investment in our people and our facilities has enabled our business to grow into one of the UK’s largest chilled food to go manufacturers with an enviable reputation for quality, consistency and innovation in a fast-moving market.

The Role

The successful Despatch Operatives will play a critical role within Despatch. Rotated regularly, the role offers a variety of tasks and responsibilities.  In this position, you will be responsible for general despatch duties always ensuring impeccable standards, quality and health & safety.

The Successful Individuals

To be successful in the role, you will have the following required skills, experience and knowledge;

  • Experience gained within a fast-paced manufacturing environment (food manufacturing industry experienced will be advantageous)
  • Experience of working to and meeting tight deadlines, hitting and exceeding targets whilst adhering to production and quality specifications
  • The ability to work well under pressure, with excellent organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Superb communication skills – the ability to liaise confidently with all internal and external stakeholders
  • A good understanding of Bakery Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP and Food Health & Safety would be desirable
  • Good numeracy, literacy, and computer skills (you must be able to pass entry numeracy and literacy tests)
  • Experience of palleting, packing, picking and floating. This role will involve lifting.

The Rewards

It’s the quality of our people that’s made us successful. We encourage a culture of opportunity and learning where our people can gain skills and qualifications to achieve their full potential.  We reward hard work and dedication with a competitive hourly pay, retirements saving plan, profit share, private health care, occupational health, subsidised employee restaurant, long service awards, free car parking.

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