Join the Team as a Warehouse Operative!

As a Warehouse Operative, you will be expected to work as part of a team with efficiency and commitment to complete your work and strive to maintain the business performance targets.
The duties of a Warehouse Operative include: loading/ unloading of vehicles and checking in of stock, processing inbound stock and verifying the condition and quantity of goods received, stock checks, inventory control and allocating stock to location, labelling goods and handling returns, picking and packing of orders, use of warehousing equipment to move stock such as pallet trucks, and keeping the warehouse clean and tidy.


This role best suits upbeat and self-motivated individuals who enjoy working carefully, productively and to the best of their ability. The fast paced, energetic environment of the warehouse relies on organisation and efficiency. Therefore, it is important to ensure that you have a moderate level of fitness to enable you to comfortably carry out your tasks. Many of the tasks expected of a Warehouse Operative may involve a substantial amount of manual handling including bending, stretching, reaching, and lifting. While the relevant training will be issued to successful applicants, having a good range of mobility is also important to ensure you can work safely within health and safety regulations without placing excessive strain on your body.

Previous experience in warehousing, storage and/or retail is desired but not essential. More important is the willingness to learn and tackle challenges with care and attention to detail.

 

The following personal qualities are considered desirable for this position:

  • Self-motivated and works with initiative.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Commitment to customer service.
  • Reliable and punctual.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Good literacy & numeracy.
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job.
  • Flexible and willing take on a variety of tasks.
  • Driving license not required but applicants must be able to travel to and from work.

 

Working hours:

  • 8-day variable shift pattern- 4 consecutive days on, followed by 4 consecutive days off.
  • Hours will be worked in 11 or 12-hour shifts between the hours of 6am and 6pm.
  • Shifts includes 1-hours’ worth of breaks, structured as: 2 X 15-minute paid breaks either side of a 30-minute unpaid lunch break.