Gift Packing Operative – Fixed Term

Fixed Term, 37.5 Hours, Melmerby, North Yorkshire, Competitive Salary

Cadbury Gifts Direct and Green & Blacks Direct pride themselves of offering a unique confectionery gifting service that enable their customers to choose different options and types of gifts that are able to be distributed to various international locations.

We set ourselves the high standards of presentation and quality, which our customers have come to expect and which also sets us apart from our competitors. As a Gift Packing Operative, you will be assembling gift packages, ensuring a high standard of quality presentation and attention to detail at all times. This is a rewarding role that has a real focus on the delivery of carefully packaged and distributed confectionery gifts.


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Assembling gift packages, applying high standards of quality, presentation and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work to a fast pace without sacrificing quality and presentation standards.
  • Pro-actively communicate with colleagues and line leaders about issues e.g. stock items running low.
  • Ensuring hygiene and housekeeping standard are met and exceeded.
  • Responsible for your own health and safety and watching out for the health & safety of others.
  • You are responsible for your own PPE and the washing of it.
  • Assist in the training of new and temporary employees.

What competencies and skills are required?

The ideal candidate would have:

  • GCSEs to include Math & English at or above grade C/4 or equivalent.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to keep calm in stressful situations.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a larger team.
  • Flexibility around working hours especially in the weeks leading to Christmas.
  • Positive attitude.

Keen and willing to learn while developing new and existing skills.