Warehouse operative at Farmfoods

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

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How much does Farmfoods pay warehouse operative employees?

Warehouse operative at Farmfoods
£9.06–9.92
Typical range
£8.53–12.17

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?

85 employees told us the worst thing about this job…

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Do your managers treat you with respect?

Bad
  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    How we know this

    22% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners 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.

Not great
  • Managers aren’t respectful

    How we know this

    33% of people say they’re 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

    • £9.60 per hour
    • 25 or older

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

85 employees told us the worst thing about this job…

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Bad
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    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.

Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    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

    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

    How we know this

    38% of people say their manager 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.

Excellent
  • No unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    20% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    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

    How we know this

    13% of people report they 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 operative employees at Farmfoods?

85 employees told us the worst thing about this job…

Find out what it is by taking the 3 minute survey.

Do your managers treat you with respect?

Bad
  • Not enough training

    How we know this

    13% of people report they got 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.

Not great
  • No career progression

    How we know this

    In the last year, 33% of people report 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 operative employees at Farmfoods

  • Best thing

    Full time employment

    Worst thing

    Inexperienced managers(and it shows)

    3.8

    Warehouse operative, January 2021

    • £9.60 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Saturdays off for now

    Worst thing

    Manegment skills severly lacking

    4.7

    Order picker, June 2020

    • £9.60 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Poeple I work with

    Worst thing

    Not being told about overtime

    7.0

    Warehouse operative, November 2019

    • £9.76 per hour
    • 34–44 years old
  • Best thing

    Getting paid

    Worst thing

    It is hard work

    3.6

    Picker, October 2019

    • £9.25 per hour
    • 55–64 years old

How Farmfoods ranks

Farmfoods ranks 59th to work for in warehouse operative employers

  1. 58 B&M
    5.1
  2. 59 Farmfoods
    5.0
  3. 60= Hermes
    4.9