FLT/Yard Operatives

Location: Lazonby, Cumbria
Rates of Pay: Up to
£12.37ph 06.00 to 18.00
£15.87ph 18.00 to 06.00
The above rates are dependent on FLT licence and experience.
25% overtime rates
+ 25% overtime rates
Two Positions Available: Days 4 x 10 hour shifts – Tues – Fri (05.15 to 15.30 or 07.00 to 17.15) –
Nights 4 x 10 hours shifts – Mon to Thurs 06.00 to 04.15

Transport available from Carlisle for day shift only
Transport available from Penrith both shifts

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent, Working Monday to Friday on a variable rota of 20.00pm-04:15am (you will be required to work 6.00pm-02.15am until you are fully trained)

The Role:

Do you Love Cake? Do you want to work within a growing local family business? Then we have the role for you.

Due to sustained and continued growth, we require more people to work within the Stores team handling goods inward and outward whilst also ensuring that ingredients are supplied to the production teams in line with production schedule requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

    – Operate forklifts to load, unload, and move materials within the warehouse or production area
    – Safely and efficiently transport materials to designated locations using forklift equipment
    – Stack and organize products and materials in designated storage areas
    – Work in a safe manner, reporting any issues to the appropriate person as required
    – Follow safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a safe working environment
    – Assist with inventory management by accurately recording materials.
    – Responsible for efficiently meeting all stores work requirements allocated to you by following operating procedures and works instruction
    – Handle goods inward and outward as appropriate and checking quality as required
    – Work as a member of a team helping to implement and carry out all company working practices and achieve team objectives
    – Complete accurately and store HACCP paperwork as required and within appropriate time scales
    – Identify and suggest ideas for improvement
    – Take responsibility for own development and continuous improvement
    – You will need to have basic English language skills

    – Refer a Friend to Work Here Scheme – 1st BONUS = £100, 2nd BONUS = £300
    – 29 days’ annual leave including Bank Holidays
    – Company Sick Pay
    – Access to an Employee Assistance Programme through Health Assured (inc. employer discounts at other top brands
    – Cycle to Work Scheme
    – Free Fruit/ Tea/Coffee/Juice
    – Free onsite parking
    – Discounted cakes
    – Discounted Gym memberships(Better Health Gym)

    About Us:

    We are an established family bakery with a taste for quality, having created delicious products for over 75 years. We produce baked goods for retail and food service. We operate two bakeries: a conventional Bakery and a dedicated Gluten, Wheat and Milk Free Bakery avoiding 12 out of the 14 notifiable allergens.

    We specialise in cake and sweet pastry tart products and supply all the major UK retailers with ambient Free From Ranges and a number of the leading Coffee Shop Chains with ambient and frozen ranges.

    Our people are our greatest asset. We have been baking high quality products for over 75 years. Our current team members have over 2,250 years of collective baking experience with us!

    Our unique place means innovation has been key to our business growth and has always been at the heart of our business. Quality Service people are the other main driver for us.

    Our Values:

    We guide our business by three core values in which we encourage all our employees to live by:

    Family: To maintain our ethos of supporting each other as one team and nurturing talent to produce baked goods that we would be proud to serve to our own families.

    Innovation: To spot the latest trends in our industry before they happen and encourage open creativity and blue sky thinking within all of our team.

    Quality: We pride ourselves on working with the best suppliers for our ingredients and have achieved the highest BRC accreditation grade of AA. We are RSPO Accredited, Vegan Society approved, and Coeliac society approved.

If you are successful, we will undertake the relevant pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job, this includes verifying your right to work in the UK, and where relevant verifying your driving.

Bells of Lazonby is committed to equal opportunities for all, we are an accredited Disability Confident Committed employer. We provide a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process; we accept all job applications in a variety of formats.

As a family business we value our people and have a range of shifts available as we know that what works for someone might not work for someone else, if you believe you have the skills and passion to work for us then please get in touch.

To submit your application for this exciting Stores Operative opportunity, please use the form below to submit your CV.

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Careers form

To submit your interest in working for us, please fill in the below form, or click here to download an application form and email to jobs@bellsoflazonby.co.uk.