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Vending and Distribution Operative

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We currently have an opportunity for a Vending and Distribution Operative to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Role Responsibility

  • Work with and support all units/departments within the CPU to ensure all aspects of the contract are delivered at all times
  • Maintain the vending offer as directed in line with vending guidelines
  • Undertake weekly stock counts for submission to the CPU Accounts Supervisor
  • Undertake any adhoc deliveries as required by the Stores Supervisor
  • To provide a first point of contact to our customers and deal politely, professionally and efficiently with any queries and complaints, informing your line manager when appropriate
  • To ensure all vending van bar is clean at all times
  • Perform daily vehicle checks on all transport being used
  • To ensure that vending HACCP is adhered to at all times
  • Undertake any other reasonable task as directed by your line manager
  • To ensure all stock is rotated correctly and any close to date is marked down and cleared according to policy
  • Review product range periodically and report issues to your line manager
  • To order and receive deliveries accurately and according to policy


The Ideal Candidate


  • Previous experience of working in an operational role
  • Able to work on own initiative within a team environment
  • Food Safety Level 2


  • Experience of working within military environment

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support exforces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.


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