Goods In Manager

Posted 02 April 2024
Salary £30,000 per year
Job type Permanent Full Time
Discipline Kitchen

Job description

Join our Cook Family as Head of Goods In  


£30,000 per year 


Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm will need some flexibility due to being a 24/7 operation 


Must have experience of Managing a Team preferably in a Warehouse / Goods In environment.  


About COOK 

  • At COOK we make remarkable food for your freezer at our kitchen in Kent. We’re market leaders and (more importantly) our food tastes incredible. We have over 80 shops and a rapidly growing online business. 
  • We’re independent (family-owned) and always will be because it allows us to do things the right way, not the fast way. 
  • We believe in business as a force for good in society and have certified as one of the UK’s first B Corporations to help us measure what matters when it comes to our impact on our environment, our people and our community. 



  • Ensure that Goods In are managed and that all goods are stored and stock levels of fresh goods, dry goods, and packaging on site. Ensuring the team have what they need to complete their duties, whilst monitoring stock and maintaining high levels of food safety.

  •  Manage the picking function for CCK, ensuring that each section of the kitchen is receiving products within agreed parameters to assist the smooth running of the kitchen. Whilst ensuring all paperwork is completed.

  • Identify the trends, challenges and opportunities for improvement within your department, including tool changes to achieve the best performances from the departments kit. Manage and record the OEE within the packing department and then report on a regular basis.

  • Support your Leaders and team members by being an active part of the team, being willing to contribute, roll your sleeves up and work together to create a remarkable operation.

  • Ensure communication and management of the transportation line between CCK, CKK and Logistics. Whilst, working closely with the QC to ensure all traceability is present.

  • Develop a training programme which ensures all new starters are supported and fully trained within an agreed time frame. 

  • Ensure the Team Leaders are kept informed of overall business performance, strategic plans which directly/indirectly affect the department.

  • Constantly review and develop processes which improve the efficiency of the department. 

  • Operate all stock control systems accurately


Good to Have 

  • Experience of using a Forklift  / Forklift License 
  • Warehouse Systems  / ERP Systems 


Other bits 

Excellent Benefits including paid breaks, free food, CookieJar Smart Spending discounts on leading brands, profit share, 30% staff discount and birthdays off and much more. 

Based in Sittingbourne at our COOK Classics Kitchen 

Ask us about flexible working. 


Our vision for COOK has always been that we are a place where EVERYONE is welcome. We want everyone to feel like they belong at COOK. We all have different roles, different abilities and different personalities. By collaborating we can do remarkable things. Whatever your story, if you would like to grow with COOK please apply.