Skilled Despatch Operative



Proud to be supported to become the best I can be.

Pay: £12.87 per hour - Weekly Paid
Location: Bourne, Lincolnshire
Shift pattern: Nights - 4 on 4 off
Shift time: 18.00 - 06.00


Benefits Package:

OVERTIME PAID AT 1.25% AND 1.5% (dependant on hours worked)


The Role
The Warehouse, Logistics and Goods In team are vital to our business. Not everything can be done by machinery and that’s where YOU come in! As our business’ key selling point is handcrafted products it is essential that we have hard working committed people working within our team


Role Accountabilities:

  • Be able to carry out Skilled Operative duties
  • Sign off deliveries and complete in-take paperwork
  • Complete accurate temperature checks and vehicle inspections
  • Operate a reach truck and carry out required checks
  • Assist with weekly stock checks
  • Record pallet weights and place product into racking
  • Liaise with admin for put away/reject cards and complete paperwork
  • Liaise and collect specified samples for RMT schedule for Fruit Prep and Infeed
  • Calibrate scales weekly
  • Operate hygiene floor scrubber


You will have the following skills:

  • Be able to pass minimum entry level English requirements
  • Fit and able to carry out duties in line with OH requirements
  • Flexible approach to work and hours
  • Good communication skills
  • Be able to adhere to Health & Safety Requirements


About us
Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, which is one of the most advanced, innovative and dynamic food markets in the world. Bakkavor Salads is made up of several sites across the UK. Bourne specialises in making prepared fruit, leafy salads and stir fry mixes. It employs over 1,100 people and forms part of the Bakkavor Salads sector in the UK.

Just so you know…we really appreciate your interest in working with us at Bakkavor - however if you have applied within the last three months for any of our vacancies and were unsuccessful, we do need you to wait until the end of the three month period before applying again. At this point we would love to hear from you again.



Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are number one in the UK in the four product categories of meals, salads, desserts and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy and convenient food. Our customers include every major UK grocery retailer, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's and Waitrose, and some of the world’s best-known food brands. We have over 19,000 employees, our headquarters are in London and we have 23 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.


Category:  Inbound and Outbound Logistics

Bourne, GB

Date:  20-Jan-2023