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Are you looking for a career in Logistics? Come and join the ‘Best’ Team!

Head of People – Best Food Logistics – 6 – 12 month FTC

At Booker, along with being a great place to work and giving you an opportunity to get on in your career, we also offer the following fantastic package of benefits:

  • A Booker colleague card with 10% off purchases at Booker and double discount events up to three times a year.
  • After 3 months service, a Tesco colleague discount card with 10% increasing to 15% off most purchases at Tesco for a 4 day period after every four-weekly pay day, ie. thirteen times a year. In addition to 10% off at Tesco Cafe and 20% off all F&F purchases.
  • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile for yourself, along with further great deals through-out the year.
  • Up to 30% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. Terms and conditions apply.
  • Free eye test when you spend £50 or more. You can also save 30% when you spend £50 or more on glasses, prescription sunglasses and contact lenses.
  • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy.
  • Exclusive access to discounted RAC breakdown cover rates
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases including a cycle to work scheme.
  • After 3 months service, you can join our annual Save As You Earn share scheme which allows you to buy Tesco shares in the future at a discount.
  • Retirement savings plan (pension) - save up to 5% and Booker will match your contribution.
  • Life Assurance - You are covered for death in service life cover of up to three times annual pay
  • Health and Wellbeing support and resources including our 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family.
  • A great holiday package

We are looking for an experienced HR Professional to join the Best Food Logistics Team as Head of People.  This is a 12 month fixed term contract and the successful candidate will be responsible for partnering the Leadership Team to deliver the People plan.  

This role can be based from any of the following Best Food Logistics sites; Banbury, Hoddesdon or Royton, with occasional travel to Royton and Taunton when necessary.

This role will be at the heart of delivering our core people agenda, cultivating and reinforcing "A Place to Get On", "Everyone's Welcome At Best" and "Making Best Better".

This role will work alongside the Booker People team to integrate and align Best people policies and procedures to Booker/Tesco.

Leading the delivery of the Best People plan and supporting the impact of any change where appropriate

Working cross functionally across the business to provide an excellent Human Resources function

Leading the delivery of the people agenda within the Tri party National Agreement between Best and the recognised Trade Unions

Oversee and manage the integration and alignment of Best people policies and procedures to Booker/Tesco

Managing communication and engagement with stakeholders to ensure they are well informed on the Best People Plan

Proactively managing workforce supply and demand including resourcing, succession plans and early career development

Consulting and diagnosing key cultural and capability needs, engaging management teams to identify and achieve improvements

Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with Integrity and due diligence

Managing a team of HR Professionals at each Best site

Previous experience successfully delivering in a HR role at similar level

Detailed understanding of working effectively with Trade unions in a logistics environment

Knowledge and experience of leading a culture of continuous improvement

People technical skills including strong employee relations

Strong communication and stakeholder management

Coaching and influencing skills

Closing Date:
5th July 2024
Department:
Support Centre Roles
Hours:
38
Location:
Banbury
Reference Number:
booker/TP/14405/22083
Salary:
Competitive
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Warehouse Operative Nights

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount at Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • Pizza Hut Restaurants: 25% discount after 3pm, excludes buffet and deals
  • 25% discount at selected Burger King restaurants
  • Contributory Pension.
  • Health and Wellbeing support and resources including our 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family & the opportunity to join a healthcare cash plan
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases including cinema vouchers & a cycle to work scheme
  • A great holiday package – 29 days pro rata

We operate the UK’s ONLY flexible multi-temp, shared customer delivery logistics network.  We buy, warehouse, pick and distribute products to the nation’s best loved food and drink brands every single day and provide the best experience to our customers.

This role is based within our fast-paced warehouse at our Hoddesdon depot and forms an essential part of the Best Food Logistics business in delivering the right products to our customers on time.

  • Work with all team members to ensure that all corporate goals are consistently achieved and maintained
  • Using voice technology, unload supplier’s vehicles of products, perform checks to Company standards, and processes relating to our clients’ requirements, taking temperature recordings where necessary
  • Using a powered pallet truck (PPT), ensure that all products received and checked, probed where required, labelled, stacked safely, and wrapped as per the current process and policy to enable pickers to assemble customer orders without incurring any delay to the pick
  • Comply with all requirements of the Health and Safety policy and procedure including wearing safety clothing and footwear, always adhere to Mechanical Handling Equipment (MHE) procedures and be aware of and comply with all fire safety procedures, including maintaining clear fire exits and escape routes
  • Comply with all relevant Food Safety and Food Hygiene legislation and ensure the warehouse and site is kept clean, tidy and in safe condition at all times
  • Cooperate fully with other departments/depots always maintaining a professional and polite attitude and undertake any other duties that may from time to time prove necessary
  • Work to targets and have an accurate and methodical approach to your work

 

You must have basic numeracy and literacy skills and be a good team player.

Knowledge of Food Hygiene and experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential.

Reach Truck licence is essential for this role and PPT training will be provided.

Closing Date:
4th July 2024
Department:
Warehouse
Hours:
44 hours per week
Location:
Banbury
Reference Number:
booker/TP/364431/22073
Salary:
Competitive
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Warehouse Operative Dry Chill or Freezer

The additional Benefits of being part of the BEST team!

  • 10% Tesco discount, which increases to 15% for 4 days every 4 weeks (all discounts apply to home delivery)
  • 20% discount on F&F Clothing
  • 10% discount at Tesco Café
  • 10% Booker discount
  • Pizza Hut Restaurants: 25% discount after 3pm, excludes buffet and deals
  • 25% discount at selected Burger King restaurants
  • Contributory Pension.
  • Health and Wellbeing support and resources including our 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family & the opportunity to join a healthcare cash plan
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases including cinema vouchers & a cycle to work scheme
  • A great holiday package – 29 days pro rata

We operate the UK’s ONLY flexible multi-temp, shared customer delivery logistics network.  We buy, warehouse, pick and distribute products to the nation’s best loved food and drink brands every single day and provide the best experience to our customers.

This role is based within our fast-paced warehouse at our Hoddesdon depot and forms an essential part of the Best Food Logistics business in delivering the right products to our customers on time.

  • Work with all team members to ensure that all corporate goals are consistently achieved and maintained
  • Using voice technology, unload supplier’s vehicles of products, perform checks to Company standards, and processes relating to our clients’ requirements, taking temperature recordings where necessary
  • Using a powered pallet truck (PPT), ensure that all products received and checked, probed where required, labelled, stacked safely, and wrapped as per the current process and policy to enable pickers to assemble customer orders without incurring any delay to the pick
  • Comply with all requirements of the Health and Safety policy and procedure including wearing safety clothing and footwear, always adhere to Mechanical Handling Equipment (MHE) procedures and be aware of and comply with all fire safety procedures, including maintaining clear fire exits and escape routes
  • Comply with all relevant Food Safety and Food Hygiene legislation and ensure the warehouse and site is kept clean, tidy and in safe condition at all times
  • Cooperate fully with other departments/depots always maintaining a professional and polite attitude and undertake any other duties that may from time to time prove necessary
  • Work to targets and have an accurate and methodical approach to your work

 

You must have basic numeracy and literacy skills and be a good team player.

Knowledge of Food Hygiene and experience in a similar role is desirable but not essential.

Reach Truck licence is essential for this role and PPT training will be provided.

Closing Date:
18th June 2024
Department:
Warehouse
Hours:
44 hours per week
Location:
Banbury
Reference Number:
booker/TP/364431/22072
Salary:
Competitive
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