Packer - Fish Department - Devon

Ref: 103 Date Posted: Thursday 18 Feb 2021
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Job Type: Full time role (40 hours per week)

Rate of pay: £9 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 an organised and motivated Packer to join our Fish department. As a Packer, you will support with the preparation and packaging of high-quality fish products by packing fish and shellfish products into processing equipment in addition to measuring, weighing and counting shellfish products, maintaining a clean and safe work area, operating packaging machinery and keeping accurate records.  


The successful candidate will also be required to operate in line with the company’s food safety and health and safety policies and will make suitable use of the company’s despatch and labelling systems.


The person:


You will have previous experience in a similar role with a keen interest in fish processing and knowledge of fish species and cuts. You are naturally self-motivated and have a positive and proactive attitude and you’re flexible in your approach to work. You have excellent time management skills and good attention to detail with the ability to multi-task to meet deadlines. You will have good numeracy, literacy and IT abilities and good written and verbal communication skills.


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.