The Role

Here at Hain Daniels we are currently recruiting for a Distribution Operative at our Clitheroe site. Here, we manufacture traditional hot puddings under our Farmhouse Fare brand, as well as our own private label puddings.

Reporting into the Distribution Supervisor, the Distribution Operative will cover the acceptance and despatch of goods, alongside the movement of goods throughout the site. Other key areas of the role include liaison with other departments and staff, general housekeeping duties and accurate recording of all stock movement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Accurate receipt of Goods - checking against Delivery Note and issue of Goods Received Number.
  • Booking of goods onto Movex system, ensuring use by dates are adhered to.
  • Preparation of Goods despatch paperwork ensuring correct product codes are used and correct quantities of good recorded.
  • Liaise with production on a daily basis to ensure stock is ready for despatch on time.
  • Liaise with delivery drivers when suppliers delivering to site.
  • Load and unload vehicles.
  • Count and check stock – putting stock in allocated areas on the warehouse racking system
  • Accurately recording deliveries onto the  Movex System
  • FLT  and Reach driving
  • Warehouse management – moving and transferring goods as directed.
  • Good house keeping – ensuring all warehouse and site areas are tidy and safe to work in -Removal of rubbish and cleaning as production and yard as required.
  • Any other reasonable tasks allocated by the Distribution Manager.

What you will need for the role / what it will take

  • 2-3 years experience in warehouse / distribution preferred.
  • FLT licenses.
  • Basic numerical and computer skills are required.
  • The post-holder should be an organised, team worker.

About Us

The Hain Daniels Group is one of the UK's leading food companies. With sales of c£500m, we create food and drink products with natural goodness at their core. We're the business behind a host of household brands - Hartley's jams and jellies, Sun-Pat peanut butters, New Covent Garden Soup Co., Linda McCartney's meat free food, and Yorkshire Provender to name a few. Nearly half of our business is private label - we create quality freshly prepared fruit and juices, desserts, soups, sweet spreads and meat free products for our retail partners.
Our Vision
To make it easier for everyone to lead a healthier, balanced lifestyle. Without our great team of people, this vision couldn't be our reality.
Top Talent across the UK
Over our 12 sites up and down the UK, we employ circa 3,100 people in roles within Production, Supply Chain, Product Development, Sales and Marketing, and through to our Finance, HR, IT and beyond. Each of our colleagues is vital to our continued success. That's why we target the best talent, and help to develop them through the ranks. In fact, almost a third of our vacancies were internal promotions and transfers last year.
Learning and Development
We offer Management and Leadership Development programmes appropriate to an individual's role and skill level, as well as a broad range of other training and development initiatives, including an extensive e-Learning suite to help self-serve your own development further.
If Hain Daniels sounds like the company you'd like to contribute your energy and enthusiasm towards, and come on an exciting journey with us, then we can't wait to hear from you!