Warehouse Operative


At The Compleat Food Group we’re on a mission to create tasty food that’s better for people and the planet, we call it ‘Food to Feel Good’.

Our fantastic people are what make this possible. They are passionate about creating delicious products for UK consumers, leading retailers and our exciting, market leading brands, which include Unearthed and Vadasz.

When you work at The Compleat Food Group you’ll become part of a diverse, friendly team who take pride in the food they produce and have fun doing it. And, when you’re ready to take the next step, we’ll give you all the support you need to build your skills and progress to the next stage of your career.

Supporting the production operation through handling of goods for production and despatch of finished goods. All aspects of warehouse hygiene, health and safety compliance, adherence to site operating policy and food safety standards. Maintaining safe waste disposal areas and compliance with environmental controls to satisfy the current legal waste standards requirements. Maintenance of outside areas as required on daily and weekly basis.


  • Responsible for deliveries and despatches, loading, unloading and storage of all deliveries in a safe, effective and professional manner, using forklift truck
  • Brief and assist all delivery drivers on site in accordance to company procedures
  • Deal with delivery queries effectively, efficiently and professionally
  • Prepare of all production requirements in readiness for production
  • Picking, control and allocation of stock items to fulfil customers’ orders
  • Follow the company processes and site operating procedures in relation to food safety, allergen control and maintain good manufacturing practices (GMP) throughout the shift
  • General housekeeping, maintaining the internal and external storage areas by following the clean as you go policy and maintain high standards of personal hygiene
  • Complete and submit documentation accurately and in a timely manner to ensure traceability is maintained
  • Carry out all necessary quality control checks of deliveries as per the QMS and company guidelines
  • Minimise environmental impact by ensuring company procedures are adhered to regarding waste disposal
  • Meet relevant KPIs and targets assign by the Supervisor/Manager
  • Support new product development (NPD) process
  • Report any anomalies and non – conformances to Supervisor/Manager
  • Assist in day to day operation and provide cover and support to other operatives if necessary


  • Fork Lift Truck and MHE certificates 
  • Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene
  • Essential Hygiene and Chemical Awareness
  • ESOL Entry 2 or equivalent (preferable)


  • Experience of working in a food manufacturing environment
  • Experience of working in a warehouse/stores role

Key Skills and Knowledge:

  • Ability to follow safe working practices and instructions
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise workload
  • Attention to details and accuracy
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Ability to concentrate
  • Work well under time pressure
  • Good numerical skills
  • Familiar with computers

Personal Qualities:

  • Energetic, and enthusiastic
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible attitude