Warehouse Operative

1st Choice Staff Recruitment Ltd
Milton Keynes
£18.3k - 19.6k per year
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Great opportunity!

Warehouse Operative (Temp-Perm)

Job Purpose

1) Order picking and stock replenishment in the warehouse and dispatch areas to ensure that customer deadlines and company regulations for stock control are adhered to;

2) Using mechanical handling equipment and automatic warehouse equipment, as required.

Key Tasks

* Using SAP generated information to accurately and carefully pick, pack and load materials for delivery and check/report any damage.

* Safe storage of materials, recording information on SAP and reporting any discrepancies.

* Handling machinery according to training and completing the safety check sheets, reporting any issues.

* Using correct lifting equipment at all times and operating the overhead cranes, correcting any minor faults (following relevant training).

* Operating forklift trucks (counterbalance, reach, four-way and aisle), ensuring all checks are carried out prior to use.

* Safely loading/unloading supplier/customer vehicles, in teams or, on occasion, under own direction.

* Inspect, record and store incoming materials (using hand-scanner/PC) and complete documentation and SAP information.
* Ensure housekeeping is to the highest standard.
* Stock checks.

* Being flexible in approach to: working in all trained areas of the warehouse; working hours and the 'banked hours' scheme; and working in a team environment.

Essential Skills

* Proven warehouse experience

* The ability to work in a team environment and share work appropriately, with an excellent attitude to peers and management alike
* Flexible approach to working hours and to working in all areas of the warehouse
* Heavy lifting
* Ability to work to strict deadlines and under pressure

Additional/Desirable Skills

* Knowledge of SAP
* Forklift license
* Conversant with health and safety legislation
* First aid and/or health and safety training
* Crane experience

Supporting information

* Lives within daily commuting distance of Milton Keynes
* Rotating shift patterns

Please note that at times due to the volume of applications we may not be able to respond to each person individually. If you do not hear from us within 7 days we're sorry you have not been successful this time. Please do not let this stop you applying for other positions you may be suitable for. Good Luck!

1st Choice Staff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and acts as both an Employment Agency & Business.