Job Details

  • Reference No.RW/1977
  • DepartmentWarehouse
  • Hours per Week40 per week
  • LocationPenrith Depot
  • Grade6
  • Reporting toOperations Manager
  • Closing Date03/09/2018 12:00 am
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Warehouse Supervisor – Days – Penrith

About us

Bidfood are 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 have more than 5 years service!

A bit about the role

The Penrith Warehouse and Goods In team form an essential part of the depot to ensure we deliver service excellence to our customers.

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing and leading all chambers in the Warehouse and Goods Inward team to ensure replenishment activities are conducted correctly
  • Company assets in the warehouse (cages, pallets, stock) ensuring they are controlled and accounted for at all times and in line with budget.
  • Managing a team of Warehouse Operatives ensuring appraisals, people management and conduct issues are managed in an appropriate timescale.
  • Adhering to audit standards at all times

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • The ability to work closely with the Operations Manager and all Department Heads.
  • You’ll have experience of working in a busy warehouse environment with excellent communication and organisational skills
  • A successful track record in achieving your targets, with an accurate and methodical approach to your work.
  • Have a professional manner and the ability to multi task and work under pressure

Your success in this role will be measured in the achievement of service standards, as well as commercial objectives covering cost and stock-loss control, product availability, credit reduction and a wide range of people factors such as training and attendance.


pension, 28 days holiday per year (including public holidays), healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, personal accident insurance, employee discounts, free parking

To apply:

To apply send your CV with a covering letter, including the reference RW/1977 to:
Tara Bland, Operations Manager, Bidfood,Unit 43, Gilwilly Road, Gilwilly Ind Est, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9BL

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