Warehouse Operative

Job Description

About the Company

· Family ran textile merchant with many years of experience who enjoys a loyal and ever-expanding customer base

Duties & Requirements of Warehouse Operative

· Picking orders, labelling of goods, and filling relevant paperwork out accurately.

· Loading/unloading pallets and stacking away in warehouse accurately.

· Physically demanding work at times although forklift truck and hand trucks etc are always available for your use.

· To ensure that all lifting and manoeuvring of product is carried out in accordance with manual handling policy.

· Carry out stock counts as and when required and take part in the annual stock take.

· Assist in the unloading of containers.

· Preparing stock on pallets ready for despatch, pallet wrapping and labelling goods for dispatch in accordance with company procedure.

· Ensuring the warehouse is kept clean and tidy – we have a “tidy as you go” policy.

· Able to accurately complete daily paperwork and count stock items / book in deliveries.

· Booking in of deliveries to include (Checking for damaged or missing items).

· An understanding of health and safety requirements and be happy to adhere to current policies around the warehouse.

· Flexible approach to duties and tasks.

· Friendly, approachable manner – as you will be liaising with the office staff daily. All paperwork once booked in, will be sent by yourself to the various departments.

· General warehouse duties and general housekeeping of the warehouse and surrounding areas.

· Excellent Timekeeping and attendance record essential.

· Fluent English.

· Maths GCSE – Grade C or above.

· Must be physically fit – some products are up to 20kg in weight.

· You must be able to work well as part of the team and well on your own initiative when required.

· Possess good communication skills and be able to deal with situations as they arise in a professional manner.

· Be able to provide us with references which will be obtained prior to job offer and eligibility to work and live within the UK.

· Full driver’s license

· Own transport

· Previous warehouse experience (essential)

· Operating a FLT Truck around a busy warehouse and dispatch areas. Counterbalance FLT certificate would need to be current.

· DBS check if your application is successful.

· If successful, all previous references would be checked, and current Counterbalance certificate requested by our main office.


Benefits of Warehouse Operative

· £11 per hour

· Monday to Thursday 8am to 3.30pm Friday 8am to 12.30pm

· Paid morning break and lunch.

· On-site training given by staff.

· Company pension scheme.

· Free parking.

· Fixed working hours. (Very occasional overtime)

· No weekends.