Position title
Logistics Warehouse Operative - Despatch Team

Arla Foods recruitment team currently have vacancies for Despatch Operatives to join the fast-paced team at the Aylesbury logistics department, located in Hemel hempstead HP22 area near Tring.

As a Despatch Operative you will be part of a high-performance team both delivering and supporting other functions to meet challenging team and personal goals. Completing all cold store functions including order picking, physical inventory, loading and house-keeping duties.

Working with state of art technology, such as our Automated Guided Vehicles, you will ensure full completion of daily targets whilst maintaining strict food hygiene and Health & Safety standards within the department
You will monitor equipment performance and correct/raise issues before they become problems and perform basic maintenance tasks and fault diagnosis
Operating End of Line Palletisers and schedule workload to ensure efficient pallet supply across the Dairy
You will always be responsible to recharge or replace FLT battery ensuring availability for operation

You will be contracted to 40 hours per week and shifts will include a mixture of days, nights and weekends on a rotating basis.
A free shuttle bus is available in the local area for collection/drop off at shift start and end times.

jobs tags: dairy food logistics warehouse team member, loading milk trolleys in vans, cleaning loading bays


  • A motivated team player, who can work on their own initiative and knows about supply chain processes and sticking to health and safety rules
  • Previous experience of working in a warehousing or cold store environment is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided
  • You must be a strong communicator, who is able to prioritise tasks in a timely and organised manner and contribute to regular department meetings
  • You’ll be a strong performer with a good attendance record and a willingness to learn further skills
Job Benefits

Many of Arla Food Team Leaders and Managers started as Operatives so this is a good opportunity to grow your career with the UK's largest dairy food company-Arla.


Apply online at Arla Dairy Food Careers

COVID-19 Notice:

Arla Food is busy producing dairy products so we can continue #fillingtheshelves and #feedingthenation. Recruiting talent to Arla thus stays one of our top priorities also during these difficult times. Necessity is the mother of invention, so we have moved to virtual hiring and onboarding processes so we enable candidates and our recruitment teams to get close while respecting social distancing. If at the final stages of a recruitment, a candidate would prefer to meet in person, we take all the necessary precautions to ensure everyone's safety.

Employment Type
Factory - Food Production
Job Location
Samian Way, Aston Clinton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5EZ, UK
Base Salary
£9.00-£11.00 Per hour
Working Hours
Day Shift
Date posted
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