Online supermarket Ocado has created more than 1,000 driving, warehousing and operational support jobs as it looks to increase capacity in its network this year. It is looking for 800 more warehousing staff to pick, pack and load home delivery orders at its distribution centre in Dordon, Warwickshire. Ocado also hopes to fill 100 delivery driver roles at its Ruislip, north-west London depot, and is recruiting a further 80 drivers at its site in Wimbledon. It is also seeking IT […]
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