Date posted: 14/10/2019

Job Details

  • Reference No.HT/397
  • DepartmentAdministration
  • Hours per Week40
  • LocationWakefield Depot
  • Grade6
  • Reporting toAdministration & Customer Services Manager
  • Closing Date28/10/2019 12:00 am
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Receptionist – Wakefield

There’s every chance you’ll have eaten our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us? Bidfood is a leading wholesale food distributor and the preferred supplier for over 60,000 customers across the UK, ranging from pubs to schools, from restaurants to care homes and everything in between.

From Lands End to John O’Groats, whether our customers want just a teaspoon or a full range of catering supplies, we’ll supply their needs. We work as a team to provide every food option from quality ingredients to finished meals, including a number of own brand ranges as well as all the big brands and regional specialties. We believe in our food, and we know that our people are so very important in our success. Working for us, you’ll not be just a number; you’ll be part of an inspiring team where your views count.

This is a varied role. Firstly your main responsibility will be Reception duties focusing on answering the phone and re-directing calls to the appropriate person, signing in visitors and contractors and opening and closing work permits and setting up meeting rooms. You will also complete various admin duties such as franking the mail, ordering PPE, stationary and arranging parcel couriers. You will also be trained to carry out other tasks to ensure you are be able to provide support to other colleagues during peak trading periods.

Your attention to detail and organisation will be excellent, backed up with strong IT and interpersonal skills.

Success in this role will utilise all your influence and impact with colleagues’ right across the depot, to ensure a shared commitment to the highest standards of customer service.

If this is you, we look forward to hearing from you.


Pension, 25 days holiday pa, healthcare cash plan, personal accident scheme, employee discounts.


To apply, please complete an application form which can be collected at the depot, or send your CV with a covering letter, including the reference HT/397 to: Lesley Davis, Administration and Customer Service Manager, Bidfood, Express Way, Wakefield Europort, Wakefield, WF6 2TZ
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