Job Details

  • Reference No.SC/1495
  • DepartmentWarehouse
  • Hours per Week40
  • LocationHarlow depot
  • Grade6
  • Reporting toMichael Tansley, Warehouse Manager
  • Closing Date20/11/2017 12:00 am
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Warehouse operative – Harlow

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 specialities. We believe in our food, and we know that our people behind the scenes are so very important in our success.

We have an opportunity within our highly efficient warehouse and as part of our team you’ll fill an essential role in helping us achieve our targets by delivering the right products to our customers on time.

Your duties will meet the operational needs of our warehouse. These can range from unloading and checking of goods delivered into us, date checking of products we are holding and delivered into us. Replenishment of the store to serve our internal customer. You will be predominately working within our Coldstore department and will be required to work within food hygiene legislation to ensure our customer orders are processed safely. You will be responsible for temperature checks on vehicles prior to unloading and date checking stock prior to accepting it in our store as well as carry out date checks on our own stock. Forklift driving will be a prominent role in the running away of stock and the replen of picking locations.

Ideally, you’ll have food warehousing and distribution experience and you must be fit and healthy as the role requires you to be able to lift objects of up to 20 kilogrammes. A reach truck or FLT licence is desired but not essential.

You’ll need to be up to date and compliant with all health & safety and food hygiene legislation. You’ll be used to working to targets and will have an accurate and methodical approach to your work and a good team player who supports our Company values.

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


Pension, 33 leave days per year (including public holidays), healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident insurance, employee discounts, free parking.


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 SC/1495 to:
Name and job title: Michael Tansley, Day Warehouse Manager
Address: Bidfood, Greenway, Harlow Business Park, Harlow, Essex, CM19 5QB

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