Warehouse/Yard Operative

Warehouse/Yard Operative
Based near Gaydon, Warwickshire.

The role is full time and permanent Mon - Fri 42.5 hours a week, offering a salary of between £22800 and £27,200 DOE


Job purpose:


To work under the control of the Warehouse Manager, assisting in the day to day requirements of a busy warehouse, to provide a smooth and efficient service whilst maintaining compliance with company rules and regulations.


Be familiar with and demonstrate a commitment to the requirements of the Health & Safety & Environmental Policies.



Principal Duties and Accountabilities of the Warehouse/Yard Operative:


The specific accountabilities of this flexible role may alter from time to time to meet the needs of the company, but accountabilities will include (or be equivalent in nature to) those listed below:




  • Load/unload vehicles manually and using forklifts where possible

  • Ensure loads are correct product, number and secure for transit

  • Ensure that stock leaves warehouse labelled and in clean condition

  • Check returning stock for damaged or missing items and complete return notes accurately

  • Ensure that stock is stored safely according to guidelines

  • Attend weekly/monthly team briefings as required

  • Ensure all work is carried out safely and that actions taken do not endanger yourself or others

  • Co-operate with management and ensure all works are carried out to a high-quality

  • Wear all PPE as required by company procedure

  • Inspect and report daily any defects to tools and equipment directly to the Warehouse Manager

  • Deliver equipment as required

  • Report any hazards, near misses, accidents, incidents as soon as possible to the Warehouse Manager

  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping

  • To carry out any other duties appropriate for this post



The role requires the post holder to be physically fit and able to lift and carry equipment following Health & Safety procedure.


The role may on occasion require working antisocial hours.



Knowledge and Experience Required for the Warehouse/Yard Operative:


Familiar with working in a warehouse an advantage


A forklift qualification an advantage but not essential, training will be provided


Ideally have First Aid but not essential


Driving licence essential



Skills Required for the Warehouse/Yard Operative:



  • Ability to gain trust and respect of team members and customers to develop relationships

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Must be able to lift and move equipment of up to 20Kg

  • Numeracy - Working with numbers to perform calculations

  • Computer literate

  • Self-motivated and disciplined

  • To be able to follow written instructions

  • Honest, respectful and trustworthy

  • A willingness to listen, take instruction and work as part of a team is essential

  • To have a good practical ability

  • Good time keeping and reliability




Please note: Employ Direct is an advertising service and a subsidiary of Cameo Consultancy (Recruitment) Ltd.

Should you be successful in being shortlisted for this role, your CV will be forwarded directly to our client.

If they would like to progress through to interview stage, our client will contact you directly.

All third party applications will be forwarded to Cameo Consultancy.







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