Warehouse Operative

Posted 23 September 2021
Salary£10.35 per hour
Job type Temporary
Contact NameBeata Stasierowska

Job description


Job Title: Warehouse Operative


We have an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking for temp to perm job! Our client is based near Aylesbury and is currently looking for a Warehouse Operative.

Job Purpose

To receive goods in and distribute goods out whilst maintaining accurate control of stock movement records.

Key Tasks

  • Loading and unloading delivery vehicles, by hand or with a forklift truck.

  • Checking for damaged or missing items and then sorting stock for storage in the warehouse.

  • Taking goods to the appropriate storage space using MHE for heavy items

  • Keeping a careful record of the stock on the warehouse management system, so that it can be located quickly.

  • Operating a forklift truck to move and rearrange stock and ensure that products are stored safely and labelled correctly

  • Picking orders using a hand-held scanner from the storage space and bringing them for packing, or to the loading bay for transportation.

  • Organising and loading goods on to delivery vehicles.

  • To accurately pick kit issue as per the request sheets, ensuring an accuracy level of 99.5%

  • To issue recyclable materials to be used alongside virgin material wherever possible

  • To ensure that all stock movements are documented

  • To prepare packaging requirements in line with the production schedule ready for Production to start

  • To monitor the use of packaging on the Production floor, issuing replacement packaging when the Production Support Operative runs low

  • Ensure all pick locations are maintained and labelled clearly, reporting any issues to the Warehouse Manager

  • Count and record stock as requested for stock taking

  • To be aware of and comply with all requirements of the Health and Safety policy and procedure including wearing Personal Protective Equipment (P.P.E)

  • To ensure that the warehouse and site is kept clean, tidy and in safe condition at all times

  • To be aware and conform to all mechanical handling equipment procedures at all times

  • To ensure that all Mechanical Handling Equipment (MHE) defects and/or damages are reported immediately

  • Be aware of and comply with all fire safety procedures, including maintaining clear fire exits and escape routes

  • To work with all team members to ensure that all company goals are consistently achieved and maintained

  • To maintain a professional and polite attitude at all times

Qualifications, Skills and Experience



  • Previous warehousing experience
  • Full UK driving license



  • Possess FLT truck license, Bendi and/or Counterbalance
  • Previous experience of working with plastic materials
  • Recognised warehousing qualification equivalent to NVQ Warehousing and Storage Level 2
  • Experience of working with Efacs and Microsoft Office

Core Competencies

  • Strong organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to build effective team relationships
  • Be able to make logical decisions when under pressure


Hours: Monday - Thursday 08:00-17:00 
            Friday                   08:00-15:00

Salary: £10.35 per hour

Benefits: Temp to Perm

Location: Near Aylesbury 


If interested in this position, please apply directly or call Beata on 0101869 321322 for more information.