Coldstore Operative

Have an appetite for more?

Join a leading global bakery group powered by ambitious people that are truly passionate about delivering the best in everything they do.

With business in mind and people at heart, we always work together to influence our road ahead. We want you to be part of our growth journey and of a great, global family.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Coldstore Operative to join our Lantmännen Unibake team at our bakery in Milton Keynes

Lantmännen Unibake is a leading international bakery group with expertise in frozen and fresh bakery products for foodservice and retail, serving consumers around the clock and across the world every day. With a wide assortment of Bread, Danish Pastries and Croissants, we offer customers a wide variety of choices for any meal and any situation.

This is what you will do

Reporting to the Coldstore Manager, the main purpose of this role is to ensure all warehouse operations are completed in a safe and efficient manner in line with company policies, procedures and specifications.

Primary areas of responsibility:

  • Loading lorries with finished frozen goods in a food-safe manner and in line with LUUK specification
  • Clearing pallets from the Igloo / unloading the belt in a timely and safe manner.
  • Safely transporting finished goods around the Coldstore in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Booking pallets into the Coldstore using AX ERP system.
  • Accurate, on-time delivery & system transactions of material to end-user or location.
  • Timely and accurate completion of all associated paperwork and administration

You will be great at:

  • Loading lorries with finished frozen goods in a food safe manner and in line with LUUK specification
  • Accurate, on time delivery & system transactions of material to end user or location
  • Put away / picking and loading using AX within the coldstore AX flows
  • Working in accordance with company quality and health and safety standards, procedures and processes and compliance with the requirements of GMP

You are:

  • Diligent with excellent attention to detail
  • Motivated with the ability to work flexibly and unsupervised
  • A team Player
  • Willing and have the ability to learn new processes
  • Able to work in cold store conditions (temp of -25c)

You have:

2 years warehouse experience required in FMCG environment, a valid reach truck forklift license which has been held for at least 2 years

  • Physically fit and able to show manual handling experience in line with a Coldstore environment

  • Attention to detail

  • Effective communicator with strong oral and written communication abilities

  • Experience with MS Word and Excel

  • Position is day shift Fixed term contract, 12-hour shift pattern as follows:

  • Week 1 work Monday Tuesday and Wednesday, off Thursday and Friday work Saturday

  • Week 2 work Sunday off Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday work Thursday and Friday

  • PPE will be provided by the company.

Sounds interesting?

We will interview ongoing so please don’t hesitate to send your application by submitting your CV and motivational letter no later than 26 November 2020.

If you have any questions about the position or recruitment process or the job role, you are welcome to contact

We look forward to receiving your application!