Warehouse Operatives

SO16 0WB, Southampton
The pay rate is from £7.40 to £9.32 per hour
18 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

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We are continuously recruiting for Warehouse Operatives to join us at our client’s busy food processing site, based in Southampton.
The main duty of the role will be to use manual handling equipment within a large chilled warehouse to pick a variety of fresh produce - ranging from fresh vegetables, dairy products, desserts etc. Successful candidates will be working in a chilled & ambient warehouse, operating both manual and electrical pallet trucks and stacking items into roll cages, guided by digital wrist mounted computers and trigger scanners.

This role includes some heavy lifting and repetitive actions in the picking and stacking of the cages and dollies. A high level of attention to detail is required to ensure accuracy in order picking and awareness of other colleagues is needed whilst using the trucks. Other duties may include loading and unloading and site hygiene.
Successful candidates will ideally have some experience of working within a fast paced production environment, however this is not essential as full training will be provided. Candidates must also be flexible in their approach to working hours, as they will be required to work weekends.

This a temporary position, however should the candidate demonstrate the right attributes, permanent opportunities may be available.

Night shifts are fixed and the day shifts are rotating - times can vary depending on the needs of the business. A guideline of the hours available are 6.00am – 2.00pm and 2.00pm – 10.00pm for day shifts or 10.00pm – 6.00am for night shifts.

Candidates will work any 5 days from 7, including weekends and bank holidays and shifts can be 8 hours, 10 hours, or 12 hours in length with half an hour unpaid break across all shifts.

The pay rate for this role varies depending on the shift worked:

  • Monday to Friday Days from £7.40 – £8.10 per hour
  • Monday to Friday Nights from £8.14 - £8.91 per hour
  • Weekend Days from £8.14 – £8.91 per hour
  • Weekend Nights from £8.51 - £9.32 per hour.

Performance bonus is available on all shifts, therefore, there is a potential to increase hourly earnings with excellent pick rates. Overtime is also available after 48 hours with increased pay rates. The pay rates will be discussed in more detail at the interview stage.

To apply for this position, please follow the link provided and search job ID 12779.