Job Details

  • Reference No.CH/1591
  • DepartmentWarehouse
  • Hours per Week40
  • LocationPenrith
  • GradeN/A
  • Reporting toWarehouse Supervisor
  • Closing Date29/01/2018 12:00 am
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Warehouse Team Leader – Nights – Penrith

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 permanent opportunities for drivers to become part of the warehouse department in our Penrith depot.

We’re a leading wholesale food distributor covering the whole of the UK, the preferred supplier for over 60,000 customers and our business is still growing.

This is an exciting time to be joining our team in Penrith, as we have recently increased our presence in the North of England by opening a new depot in Penrith where we plan to service our current customers and increase our service offering in this area. We believe making this move will help us to continue to achieve our mission to deliver service excellence, make life easier and help our Customers to grow.

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

You’ll work the night shift from Sun – Thurs (approximate start time 6pm this is subject to change) supporting the daily operation and performance of the warehouse and its team, to provide service excellence to our customers adhering to depot budget. You will be responsible for effective team deployment which is vital to ensure all chambers within the warehouse operation provide the highest levels of operational efficiencies, service excellence and productivity. Key duties will be:

  • Setting up the night team up for the night pick.
  • Measuring and reporting the effectiveness of warehousing activities and employee’s performance through KPI management and staff engagement.
  • Communicate job expectations and coach employees.
  • Perform reviews throughout new starter’s probationary period.

Preferably you will have your reach truck license for the role but full training will be given.

A bit about you

You will have people management experience ideally in a food warehousing and distribution environment. We are keen to see candidates who are enthusiastic, committed and can demonstrate they can effectively engage employees and have an accurate and methodical approach to their work.

You must have the ability to lift objects up to 25 kilogrammes to perform this role and work in all ambient, chill and freezer chambers.

What we can offer you

  • 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.
  • Training and ongoing development.

Want to know more?

You can apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to or posting to: Bidfood, 43 Gilwilly Road, Penrith, CA11 9BL.

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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