Fishmonger/Operative - Barnstaple

Ref: 102 Date Posted: Thursday 18 Feb 2021
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Fishmonger / Production Operative

Job Type: Full time role (40 hours per week)

Rate of pay: £10 per hour

Location: Barnstaple, Devon


The Company:

Philip Dennis Foodservice is a well-established family business distributing Frozen, Chilled and Ambient goods, as well as Fresh Butchery and Fresh Fish products, to customers throughout Oxfordshire, the Midlands and the South West of England.


The Role:

We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Fishmonger/Production Operative to support the fish division in providing an effective service and contributing to the company’s delivery of high-quality fish and shellfish products. The successful candidate will produce customer orders using a variety of specialist equipment and will be responsible for preparing cuts of fish as per customer requirements.


With an organised approach to work, you will assist in maintaining high levels of food safety by storing fish appropriately and receiving and inspecting deliveries. In addition to this, you will assist with stock checks and ensure that all necessary documentation is completed in a timely manner. With a proactive approach to work, you will effectively supervise other members of the team, to ensure high standards of service at all times.


The Person:

You will have previous fishery experience and have a keen interest in fish processing with knowledge of fish species and cuts. With a flexible approach to work, you’re able to adapt to changes in requirements and duties and you’re able to put the customer at the centre of what you do. You are naturally organised and have good time management skills with the ability to multitask.


In addition to this, you have strong interpersonal skills and can remain calm under pressure, with experience working in a similar environment, you’ll have a basic understanding of health & safety and food hygiene regulations. You’ll have good numeracy, literacy and IT abilities with a strong attention to detail.


A driving licence is essential for this role in addition to the ability to work in a temperature controlled environment and carry out manual handling tasks.


The Rewards:

In return, we offer a competitive rate of pay, pension scheme, 28 days holiday per year (including bank holidays), and the opportunity to be part of a progressive business and a friendly team.


How to Apply:

If you possess the experience, passion and attitude to make this role a success then we would love to hear from you. Click apply by no later than 5th March 2021. Please note that we may be required to close the advertisement prior to the closing date, depending on the number of applications received.