Tray Wash Operative Avonmouth, Bristol

Job title: Tray Wash Operative

Company: Hovis

Job description: Welcome to Hovis Avonmouth – Bristol. We are the proud guardians of over 130 years of baking experience that make up our iconic and much-loved brand. We produce bread and bakery products created with Hovis goodness at the heart of each. We deliver around 1.3million loaves, every day of the week throughout the UK and Ireland, where we also make Mothers Pride and Ormo products.

We are 2,800 people working within 8 bakeries, 1 flour mill, and 2 regional distribution centres across the UK. Our success is a result of the hard work of our people; they are experts in their field whether it’s baking, manufacturing, logistics, engineering, or the many departments within the central functions team based in our head office in High Wycombe. We are a values-led business and expect our colleagues to live, breathe, and embed Quality, Accountability, and Trust into their ways of working.


The list below is not exhaustive:-

  • To comply with Health and Safety regulations, as laid down by the bakery to ensure the safety of themselves and others
  • To assist the Trays & Banks Operative with loading and offloading of baskets from vehicles using MHE.
  • To operate the Basket Wash for the cleaning of bread baskets and ensure these are delivered to bread production
  • To safely operate equipment such as Fork Lift Trucks and isolate machinery
  • To ensure that cleaning chemicals are used and maintained
  • The movement of baskets using correct manual handling techniques
  • To report all faults of cleaning equipment to the Supply Chain FLM
  • To complete pre-start up checks at the beginning of each working shift
  • To make an active and positive contribution to the site Logistics Team.
  • To undertake any necessary training for the post.
  • To comply with any reasonable request given by a member of the site management team

Why work for us and our benefits:

At Hovis, we understand the importance of looking after our colleagues, so we provide a variety of benefits in addition to their salaries. The benefits we provide at Hovis are as varied as the people who receive them but they are offered with the intention of creating value to them personally over and above their salaries

There is a range of colleague benefits available, which individuals can select based on their needs.

Our benefits scheme is called Hovis Choice, which offers a variety of savings and cashback offers on day to day living and much more including eyecare vouchers, and a healthcare scheme to suit everyone. It also includes our Cycle to Work scheme where you can obtain a brand new bike at a significant saving

We offer competitive annual leave entitlement and flexibility where possible in order to create a healthy work-life balance

We celebrate loyalty with our generous long service and colleague recognition schemes

We offer three levels of pensions

Hovis values diversity and is committed to promoting equal opportunities in the workplace. Every job applicant, employee or worker will be treated fairly and equally with dignity and respect regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, social class, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religious belief, union membership, political opinion, sex, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristic.

Expected salary:

Location: Avonmouth, Bristol

Job date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 22:59:47 GMT

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