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Warehouse operative at Farmfoods

People in this role may also be known as warehouse operatives.

9 workers in this role at Farmfoods have taken the survey.

How much does Farmfoods pay warehouse operatives?

Warehouse operative at Farmfoods
£9.06–9.92
Typical range
£8.70–12.19

Warehouse operative employees at Farmfoods are typically paid £9.06–9.92 an hour, based on data from 9 employees.

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What is management like for warehouse operative employees at Farmfoods?

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  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do warehouse operatives think Farmfoods head office understands what's happening where they work?

    People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    78% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

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  • Managers aren’t respectful

    Do warehouse operatives at Farmfoods feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people don’t feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    67% of people say they’re not treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

Here’s a recent review that mentions management:

  • Best thing

    Full time employment

    Worst thing

    Inexperienced managers(and it shows)

    3.8

    Warehouse operative, January 2021

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What are the hours like for warehouse operative employees at Farmfoods?

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  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do warehouse operatives get of their shift pattern at Farmfoods?

    People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 100% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 0% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 0% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

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  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for warehouse operatives to book a holiday at Farmfoods?

    Most people find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    57% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Good choice of shifts

    Do warehouse operatives at Farmfoods get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    63% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Farmfoods managers change warehouse operatives shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    63% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

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  • No unpaid extra work

    Do warehouse operatives at Farmfoods do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    80% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do warehouse operatives at Farmfoods worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    88% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

What is career progression like for warehouse operatives at Farmfoods?

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  • Not enough training

    Do warehouse operatives get enough training when they start at Farmfoods?

    People don’t get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    88% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

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  • No career progression

    Are warehouse operatives given support to progress at Farmfoods?

    Only some people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 67% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 9 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Latest reviews from warehouse operatives at Farmfoods

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  • Best thing

    Full time employment

    Worst thing

    Inexperienced managers(and it shows)

    3.8

    Warehouse operative, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Saturdays off for now

    Worst thing

    Manegment skills severly lacking

    4.7

    Order picker, June 2020

  • Best thing

    Poeple I work with

    Worst thing

    Not being told about overtime

    7.0

    Warehouse operative, November 2019

  • Best thing

    Getting paid

    Worst thing

    It is hard work

    3.6

    Picker, October 2019

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How Farmfoods ranks

Farmfoods ranks joint 66th to work for in warehouse operative employers

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