Job Details

  • Reference No.LMF/1527
  • DepartmentAdministration
  • Hours per Week40
  • LocationCannock -Staffordshire
  • GradeUngraded
  • Reporting toAdministration Manager
  • Closing Date18/09/2017 12:00 am
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Receptionist – Cannock

About us

The chances are you’ll have eaten our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us? We’re a great company to work for and we have fixed and permanent opportunities for Warehouse Operatives in our Cannock depot.
We’re a leading wholesale food distributor covering the whole of the UK, the preferred supply partner for over 60,000 customers and our business is still growing.

What does this mean for you?

It means you can expect an excellent working environment, stability, fantastic development opportunities, and a great salary and benefits package.

We value all our employees and over half of our workforce has more than 5 years service!

A bit about the role

The Reception forms an essential part of this depot by ensuring that visitors or callers into the depot are dealt with in a courteous and professional manner.

As part of the Admin team you will be responsible for caring for visitors requirements, booking meetings and dispatching calls, via the switchboard. These combined roles will manage all post in and out of the depot, addressing all urgent requirements in the correct manner.
You will liaise with all parties wishing to book out the Depot’s conference facilities, coordinating all their needs on the day. You will ensure that all calls are dealt with in a timely manner, transferring calls to their recipient, or taking full details from the caller, including purpose of the call, in the event that their host is unavailable. You will also be required to assist the department in the completion of all its daily activities.

You will be highly presentable; self motivated and be able to act on your own initiative. You will possess a pleasant and confident manner, when dealing with visitors to the Depot and have the ability to communicate at all levels.

A bit about you

Knowledge of windows based applications is essential.

What we can offer you

  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holiday entitlement).
  • Competitive pension benefits matching contributions up to 6%.
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Company Sick Pay.
  • Great discount on Bidfood frozen, chill and ambient products.
  • Free parking.
  • Exclusive range of over 4,000 high street discounts.
  • Healthcare cash plan.
  • Child care vouchers.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Training and ongoing development.

Want to know more?

You can apply by sending your CV and a covering letter, including the reference LMF/1527 to Julie Reid, Administration Manager, Bidfood, Cannock Depot, Hickling Road Kingswood Lakeside Cannock Staffs WS11 8JH or by Email:
We may keep your application on file for a period of 6 months so we can contact you if another vacancy comes up.

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