Arla Foods Warehouse Despatch Operative, Westbury Full time permanent role


Westbury, GB

Warehouse Despatch Operator (£32.6k pa starting salary), Arla Westbury

Would you like to join a stable and reputable dairy business in Westbury, Wiltshire? We have some vacancies in our Powder factory, the largest spray-drying plant in the UK. The site is also the home of Anchor butter. You will be working in a fully-automated facility where your safety is the number one priority. Arla has a culture of rewarding talent by promoting internally.


Who are you?

Reporting to the Warehouse Team Leader, you will be operating fork lift trucks of various types to move palletised goods. You will be responsible for safety, quality and efficiency in the 3 warehouses & despatch yard. You will receive full training to carry out the tasks.

  • You must be able to follow our Continental Shift pattern. You will work 12 hours shifts, rotating between days and nights including some weekends (2 weekends per month).
  • You must be able to work on your own initiative, have strong team working skills and a flexible attitude to work
  • We need people who can demonstrate good levels of numeracy and literacy and have a sound technical understanding


What do we offer?

  • We offer a competitive salary (starting from £32.6k pa equals to £14.93 per hour)26 days holiday, benefits package including pension and the opportunity to work with a market leading company that encourages internal promotion
  • You will be working in a professional environment at a fully-automated facility
  • You will have the opportunity to learn new skills and move up on our internal operator grading system
  • We also have a subsidised canteen with breakfast and hot food



Many of our Team Leaders and Managers started as Operatives so this is a great opportunity to grow your career with a global business.


Application and contact

If this position sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply via the link below. Please apply no later than 30th September 2023.


We have a purpose for Good

At Arla, we strive to unlock the highest potential in each other while working together to create a sustainable future of dairy. We call it Stronger People Stronger Planet and it is deeply anchored in our organisation and founded on our commitment to respecting human rights, increasing access to healthy dairy nutrition, inspiring good food habits, and improving the environment for future generations. In order to succeed we need to hire people with a sustainable mindset. Could this be you?


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