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Despatch Operative

Ref No: WS/DO/05/23

Location: Whites Speedicook Ltd
Closing Date: 1st June 2023

As Despatch Operative, you will take responsibility for the loading and unloading of goods in and out, primary inspection of goods in and out along with general duties in the warehouse, packaging and storage areas.

The Job:

  • Ensure there is an adequate supply of packaging to production lines for routine operation in line with production schedule;
  • Segregate allergens and organic product from standard stock;
  • Stock rotation and reconciliations;
  • Complete paperwork accurately;
  • Operate the IT system for stock movements, packaging finished goods and despatch notes;
  • Loading and unloading the trailers of despatched and received goods, along with completion of associated paperwork;
  • Ensure cleaning schedule for warehouse, despatch area, weighbridge and loading yard is periodically completed.

The Person:

  • A minimum of 1 years previous experience in a similar role;
  • At least 1 years fork truck experience and valid licence (Counter Balance, Reach, and Pallet Truck);
  • A shunter licence;
  • Previous experience of stock taking packaging, ingredients & finished goods, and adjusting variances;
  • High standard of written and spoken English;
  • Good standard of administration and IT skills;
  • A working appreciation of health and safety legislation

The successful candidate will be expected to be flexible in their working hours to accommodate the operational needs of the business which may include shift work.

In return all employees will have access to a Healthcare Plan (includes children up to the age of 18), Company Pension with Life Assurance and an active Health and Well Being programme.

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About Us

White’s has been milling oats in Tandragee, Co Armagh for 177 years. Part of the Fane Valley Group of companies, we supply a wide range of oat and porridge products to retail and food service customers throughout Ireland, the UK and in key export markets. At White’s we believe in quality in every part of our business, from the oats our dedicated growers produce to the standards we set ourselves, and the people who join our team.


Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

White's Oats is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.


In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better