Dispatch Operative – Redgrave

REPORTING TO:                Dispatch Assistant Manager/s

DIRECT REPORTS:           None

OVERALL AIM OF THE JOB: To ensure all products are successfully and efficiently picked and dispatched on time. Working together with other dispatch staff in a constructive manner as safely and effectively as possible.


Liaise with Dispatch Management team regarding daily orders.

Ensure orders are picked accurately, on time and are correctly documented.

Check products are correctly dated.

Check products are at correct temperature.

Check that quality of the products, to be dispatched, meet the required standard. Report any problems regarding quality of any product to Dispatch Assistant Manager.

Ensure all chill and cold stores are clean and tidy throughout the day.

Maintain all aspects of company policy (as per the Company Handbook).

To work with all staff and customers in a positive, professional manner.

Carry out daily inspections on Forklift, Powered Pallet truck & Pivot steer Trucks, in accordance with the latest regulations for loading and unloading deliveries.

Any other duties required connected with poultry processing.

Benefits include:
As part of the Gressingham team you will have the opportunity to take part in our training programe delivered through an external partnership with a training provider. This training will not only support your current position but aims to improve and build on aspects of a future career with the Company.
We have a discounted staff shop, where you can purchase products produced in the Company at a greatly reduced cost. All staff have access to this.

About Gressingham:
We are a family business established in Suffolk in 1971 based in Redgrave with a reputation for exceptional product, innovation and industry leading animal welfare standards. Our facilities combine traditional British butchery technique with some of the best technological prowess in the food sector.
A committed team of over 300 staff oversee the whole process: from procuring the best possible livestock from our carefully picked group of farms, through butchery, retail packaging and despatch before it finally arrives on the supermarket shelf or as part of the restaurant dining experience.

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