Warehouse Operator

Location
England, Hampshire, Southampton
Salary
£17000 - £21000 per annum
Posted
08 Jan 2018
Closes
22 Jan 2018
Ref
00077670
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This expanding UK Electrical Distributor is seeking for an experienced individual for warehouse operator position.

You will oversee the efficient receipt, storage and dispatch of a wide range of Electrical Installation Equipment include Circuit Protection, Industrial Plugs and Sockets, Rotary Switches and Other Electrical Products TBA. You will also responsible for the workplace health and safety standards and for the security of the building and stock.

Report directly to Managing Director, you will take fully accountabilities for the management of day-to-day operation of the warehouse. This is a hands-on position, with an emphasis on attention to detail.

Work activities
- The Warehouse Operator will have a strategic role in conjunction with The Managing Director in the planning, coordinating, administration and general design of the Warehouse and its systems, which include the day-to-day operation and practical, 'hands-on' work.

Specific tasks carried out by the warehouse operator will include:
- Liaising with customers, suppliers and transport companies;
- Planning, coordinating and monitoring the receipt, order assembly and dispatch of goods;
- Responsible for container unloading.
- Carry on in-house product testing where is necessary;
- Using space and mechanical handling equipment efficiently and making sure quality, budgetary targets and environmental objectives are met;
- Having a clear understanding of the company's policies and vision and how the warehouse contributes to these;
- Coordinating the use of automated and computerised systems where necessary;
- Responding to and dealing with customer communication by email and telephone;
- Keeping stock control systems up to date and making sure inventories are accurate;

Planning future capacity requirements;
- Be self motivated in organising and encouraging teamwork within the Company to ensure productivity targets are met or exceeded;
- Ensuring cleanliness, organization, productivity in the warehouse at all time;
- producing regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis;
- Maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene and security in the work environment, for example, ensuring that stock is stored safely;

This is an excellent opportunity to join a vibrant dynamic and expanding company. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic sound time management and customer service skills.

Essential Requirements:
- Minimum 3 year warehouse experience with experienced with computerised inventory system
- Basic computer knowledge and skills
- Knowledge of warehouse planning and operations
- Good health condition
- Fork lift licence or with electrical engineering knowledge is an advantage