Security Officer

The core focus of this role is to ensure the safety and wellbeing of persons on site and the security of the premises. To control vehicles entering and leaving site. Liaise with the Warehouse Team for the incoming and outgoing trailers. Control, log and provide access cards and site H&S briefing to all third party visitors where required. To operate CCTV systems in accordance with company policy and ensure all incoming and outgoing calls are dealt with professionally and confidentially.

Key accountabilities

  • To demonstrate Personal Accountability within the site and ensure that all Health, Safety & Environmental requirements are met
  • To report near misses, unsafe working practices, acts and conditions
  • To maintain a good team spirit and working relationship with work colleagues
  • To drive performance on recognised business KPI’s
  • Participating & contributing in Continuous Improvement within the department
  • To encourage a team based approach to identifying issues and problem solving
  • To ensure good communications are maintained with work colleagues and attend all communication briefings where shifts allow
  • To help identify own training needs/skill gaps and coordinate with Line Leader/trainers for training to address skill gaps
  • Deal with Dawn Raids, HMRC and external auditors that require access to the site, ensuring they are dealt with in a timely manner and communicated to the senior team.
  • To maintain a very high level of hygiene and housekeeping standards in your work area
  • Responsible for adhering to safe systems of work processes and acting in a safe manner to protect the health and safety of yourself and others at all times
  • Follow all Quality systems and procedures to ensure our products meet food safety (HACCP), legal and customer requirements as well as maintaining external standards e.g. BRC, IFS, Femas



What does "great" look like?

Great Judgement
  • Understands the business strategy and is able to support and prioritise in a challenging and busy environment
  • Able to make sound and timely operational decisions within operations and understand when to escalate
  • Risk identification, management, mitigation or removal
Cultural Fit
  • Aligned to our culture of Down to Earth, People Focused and Owner Mentality
  • Strong people management skills to lead and support team to deliver operational objectives
  • Able to build effective working relationships with colleagues in all departments across the Poole site and Central Logistics
  • Role model for health, safety and food hygiene
Motivated to Make a Difference
  • Challenges poor standards and practices within team, across site and with 3rd parties
  • Promotes continuous improvement
  • Leads and inspires team to get things done safely
  • Help develop other team members through coaching

Experience and Skills

  • Customer Service Skills
  • Interpersonal and team working skills
  • Health & Safety Awareness
  • Self-Motivated Individual
  • Problem Solving skills
  • Computer Literate
  • Educated to GCSE Mathematics and English or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Food Safety legislation (preferable)


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Closing date for applications: 21 July 2022
Position: Full time - rotating shift pattern to include 12 hour shifts with alternate weekend work
Location: Poole

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