Despatch Operative - Stratford on Avon - Permanent - £20000 plus allowances

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Salary Description
20k per annum plus 30 days holiday (including 8 bank holidays)
Contract Type
Stratford upon Avon

Despatch Operative Stratford


Reporting to the Despatch Management we are looking for the right person to fill this role working:


Monday to Friday 6am to 2pm with flexibility in our Despatch team


The role will include the following tasks:


  • Follow Instructions from the Despatch Management and monitor standards of work in your allocated area.
  • Hatchery operative duties
  • Manual Handling when transferring chicks to other trolleys and other parts of the hatchery
  • Ensure all equipment being used is in good working order and sufficient stocks of consumable material are available to achieve requirements.
  • Be confident that standards of chick welfare are met at all times in the handling of chicks during the various treatments
  • Ensure you follow appropriate cleaning ad hygiene standards according to agreed company protocols.
  • Ensure you follow safe working practices and wear appropriate PPE at all times.
  • Ensure all accident and near miss reporting procedures are followed.
  • Ensure high standards of biosecurity are maintained at all times.
  • Check and grade chicks to the quality standard required
  • Build boxes for chick transport and complete labels to distinguish orders/ requirements of each order
  • Ensure day old chicks are vaccinated where required using appropriate equipment
  • Ensure that standards of chick welfare is met at all times, particularly in the handling of the chicks during the various treatments


The successful candidate must have good communication skills, high standards of cleaning and the ability to work using their own initiative along with the ability to interact with people in the workplace.

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