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Warehouse Operative - Days - Cheltenham

Job Title: Warehouse Operative (Days)

Salary: £21,081.06 Per Annum

Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time

Contracted hours: 39 hours per week (5 days out of 7)

Working Days: Monday to Friday from 6am to 2.30pm with a shorter working day every Friday.

Location: Cheltenham

Benefits: View our Employee Benefits leaflet.

About Creed:
Creed is a family business, established in 1972, which is ambitious with it's growth within the industry. We deliver a great range of multi-temperature food products, including our butchery and fresh ranges to caterers across the country from our offices in Cheltenham, Ilkeston & High Wycombe. It's a great place to be and we are proud of our role in supporting our local community. We are dedicated to creating a great place to work, with great people and in 2020 were listed by Sunday Times as one of the top 100 companies to work for, having achieved a “two star” status with best companies. Our people are committed to our values, choose their attitude and focus on the needs of the customer. They work hard and are committed to providing a great service but want to have some fun and development along the way. Our employees often get involved in charity events, attend the company conversations, put forward their ideas for improvement and contribute in the team briefings. Our core business values are being: Commercial, Proud, Friendly and Nurturing.

Role Details:

The role of ‘Warehouse Operative’ is a varied and vital role in the warehouse. From unloading lorries and replenishing stock within the warehouse there’s always lots to do.

Responsibilities of the role are:

  • To receive all orders in from delivery point, ensuring the quality and temperature of the products are correct.
  • To ensure that goods are maintained at the appropriate temperature regime.
  • To ensure that vehicles are loaded and unloaded in line with routing and goods in schedules.
  • Break down all deliveries and put the products in relevant and correct locations in the warehouse.
  • To ensure that replenishment is carried out in accordance with company procedures and protocols.
  • Maintain the depot’s high standards, ensuring work areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.
  • Adhere to the procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment, including Bailers and Counterbalance Fork Lift.
  • Be aware of any products falling below the required standard, and report them immediately.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with both internal and external customers - this includes employees, managers, visitors and delivery drivers.
  • To comply with all company policies and procedures, specifically surrounding health and safety.
  • Other duties as required, according to the needs of the business.

The Ideal Candidate:

 The successful candidate must have a positive ‘can do’ attitude, be keen to learn new skills and have a desire to make a difference.

  • Excellent Customer Service Skills.
  • Team player, willing to help others to ensure that customers get the right products on time.
  • Flexibility to accommodate schedule changes.
  • Friendly and adaptable approach to work.

The following skills, experience and certifications would be advantageous:

  • A fork lift licence.
  • Experience using bailers.
  • Experience driving a counterbalance forklift.
  • Goods-In experience.
  • Experience as a Warehouse Operative ideally gained within a Foodservice environment.

Successful candidates will also be required to have the flexibility to work extra hours in line with the business needs.

Contracted hours: 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday from 6am to 2.30pm with a shorter working day every Friday.

What you get in return:

  • Competitive salary of £20,177.20 per annum.
  • Training and development and career progression opportunities.
  • Recognition for doing a great job and going the extra mile from customers, your department and the rest of the business.
  • Respect and support from your team, supervisors and managers.
  • 33 Days of annual leave per year.
  • Life insurance for 2 times your annual salary.
  • Employee discount on purchases and regular special offers for staff.
  • Access to an online discount portal, providing discounts for gyms, the cinema, supermarkets, high street retailers, cashback for changing your electricity supplier and much more helping you to save money on purchases that you would ordinarily make.
  • Employee assistance programme that offers confidential support and advice which includes free access to legal advice, wellness programmes and much more.
    Auto-Enrolment Pension Scheme.
  • Creed also offer employees the opportunity to join our Savings Scheme, join the Staff Lottery to support our selected charities and be in with the chance of winning £250 each month, an additional day off each year which you can use to help a charitable cause of your choice and much more. We are also a Living Wage Foundation accredited employer

To apply for this position, please send your CV and a covering letter to detailing why you are perfect for this role and what value you can add to the business.

At this stage, we will not be accepting agency applications.


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age, as outlined in our equal opportunities policy.