Warehouse Operative

  • Job Reference: 104339
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Easy Web Recruitment
  • Location: Burton upon Trent
  • Salary: £21,632
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Warehouse Operative

The pay for this role varies depending upon shifts. The shift of 14.00-22.00 is £21,632 per annum equivalent to £10.27-£10.79 per hour - this includes an additional seasonal payment of £1 per hour, in place until end of December 2021. The basic rate of pay for 14.00-22.00 is £19,552 per annum equivalent to £9.27-£9.79 per hour.

We would like you to join our team on a permanent basis. Our team at Unipart Logistics in Burton play a critical role in supporting Waterstones book hub operation and strategy, delivering operational excellence and continuous improvement in a fast paced environment. The operation ships books and related product for 300 UK Waterstones shops and also for the E-Commerce Market from our 230,000 square feet site in Burton.

As a Warehouse Operative you will be working within a fast paced warehouse environment, completing a range of daily tasks required to ensure that the stock is available in the right place and the right amount of stock is ready for collection when required.

Warehouse Operative Responsibilities:

  • Maintain high levels of Health and Safety awareness and report any areas of concern immediately
  • Pick, check, store and pack goods using RF technology to a high standard of accuracy
  • Load and unload trailers safely and in line with company procedures
  • Report any errors, damages or quality issues found whilst undertaking duties
  • Accurate input of data into company computer systems and manual records
  • Work to standard operating procedures in line with company policy
  • Achieve the targets (KPIs) and job standards set out by Team Leaders
  • Maintain high standards of site house-keeping and act in line with customer standards
  • Assist with inventory counting and stock investigations when necessary
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives on site
  • Contribute towards team objectives and daily targets

Warehouse Operative Requirements:

  • Good communication skills and the ability to speak, read, and write basic English
  • Able to follow instructions and work accurately
  • Able to work under pressure to targets and deadlines
  • Basic computer literacy and experience of data inputting
  • Awareness of Health and Safety regulations, including manual handling
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • MHE skills desirable - training available
  • May include handling weights of up to 23kg on a regular basis
  • Experience of using SAP would be an advantage

We offer the opportunity for growth and gaining skill sets in a variety of areas

You can expect the following benefits:

  • Free onsite parking
  • Free tea and coffee facilities
  • On site hot food canteen from November
  • Secure Lockers
  • Regular overtime available
  • Working in a clean, modern environment
  • Access to Waterstones staff discount through hub shop
  • MHE training availability with enhanced pay
  • Although looking for full time can be flexible with shifts/hours

About Unipart Group:

You may remember Unipart as the company who in the 1970s revolutionised the automotive parts industry. Unipart is a different company today with clients such as Vodafone, Sky, Jaguar Land Rover and the NHS. The Unipart Group is an independent manufacturing, logistics and consultancy company who employs nearly 10,000 employees worldwide and has an annual turnover of more than £1 billion.

Location: Burton-upon-Trent, DE14 2UZ
Hours: 40 Hours per week
Shift Pattern: 14.00pm-22.00pm

You may have experience of the following: Warehouse Operative, Warehouse Assistant, Delivery Fulfilment Assistant, Picker, Packer, Distribution Centre, Order Fulfilment, Goods Out, VNA Driver, Distribution Centre Operative, VNA Operator, MHE, Material Handling Equipment, etc.

Ref: 104 339