Centre Operative - Purley

Job details
Posting date: 22 September 2020
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 October 2020
Location: Purley Fulfilment Centre, CR8 2BJ
Company: milk&more
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 28304-33775231

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Milk & More delivers daily essentials to more than 500,000 homes in Britain, via a network of 57 local fulfilment centres. The milkman is arguably the original home delivery service and Milk & More is ensuring that this great British tradition continues to flourish.
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Due to exceptional numbers of new customers signing up to our service, Milk & More are looking to recruit a Centre Operative for our Purley Fulfilment Centre. The purpose for this role is to assist the Operations Manager in ensuring that the internal picking operation and associated tasks of stock control are completed and in addition all routes are delivered in full. This is to ensure high levels of customer service are maintained at all times with accurate and competent working procedures.
Hours of Work: Monday – Saturday – 6 Days Or Nights per week – 48 hours per week/ Finish – Must have flexibility on start times
Salary of £27,000 plus London Weighting Per Annum (which is paid monthly)
25 days annual leave10% Staff Discount availableLife Assurance x2Company Pension SchemeFull Training Provided
Key Responsibilities:

- The FC Operative is responsible for managing and picking products. The role will also require the covering of residential and B2B routes where applicable. The role involves loading and unloading delivery vehicles
- To carry out an accurate and reconciled stock count daily in order to minimise wastage
- Manage costs to budgeted levels and ensure that replenishment team have accurate stock figures
- Comply with various procedures relating to quality and processes
- Working as part of the Centre team to ensure all customer orders are fulfilled and correct stock levels maintained.
- Ensure the product areas, outside environment / yard areas and Vehicles meet the Company's cleanliness standards at all times
- To ensure all Products from suppliers are stored, distributed and comply with MQS procedures and all Food Hygiene regulations
- To maintain and comply with all GDPR requirements in all duties
- As necessary the role will require both Residential and B2B routes to be undertaken where required
- All deliveries are expected to be made by 7am on Residential routes and variable as agreed locally on B2B routes
- To ensure all deliveries and orders are correctly logged and accounted for on the HHT
- To ensure, at all times, that service levels are maintained in line with customer service standards.
- To ensure that Health and Safety and Food Hygiene regulations are adhered to at all times and that all accidents are reported in line with Company procedures


- 6 day working
- Working alone and within a team
- Learning routes and delivering to multiple customers before 7am
- Ability to multi task duties

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

- Must hold a full driving licence appropriate to the vehicle type (B, C or Class 2)
- Maximum 6 points on driving licence accepted
- Must demonstrate excellent customer service skills
- Experience of keeping accurate records / Numeric
- Must be comfortable working alone and with early starts/night work
- Ability to meet the physical demands of the role
- Experience of using hand held devices for deliveries (Electronic HHT) is desirable

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