Mill Labourer - Andover

Location
Andover
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
14 Jun 2017
Closes
12 Jul 2017
Ref
00069865
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Production
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Mill Labourer
Andover

This company is one of the leading importers and processors of Softwood Products in the UK and operates from four manufacturing sites; Glastonbury, Andover, Huthwaite and Kingswinford.

Role
Working within all Operational areas, including outdoors in all conditions, helping to maintain a smooth and efficient workflow by carrying out labouring duties such as organising, storing and moving timber products in the Yard / Mill as required.

Duties and Responsibilities
- To create and develop good interpersonal working relationships with the Machinist, Other colleagues and Company Management.
- To maintain product knowledge outlining to Management any training that may be required for self or departmental advancement in the quest of right first time every time
- To contribute to the overall effective operation of the department and the company and to comply with all reasonable requests made in the pursuit of this objective
- To comply with instructions from The Machinist, and/or other Company Supervision/Management
- Assist in the preparation of customer orders from the appropriate Picking Notes/Customers instructions.
- Ensure that orders are made up safely, that the timber is the correct dimensions and that orders are strapped, banded and corner protected if applicable.
- Ensure clear legible handwriting is used when inserting details and tallies on Picking Notes.
- Check all work prior to despatch to avoid errors which could lead to stock shortage and dissatisfied customers.
- Ensure that loose stock is used before opening new packs.
- Assist with vehicle loading prior to next day deliveries.
- Adhere to the Machine Operators' instructions in the Mill.
- Restack sawn or prepared timber in a safe and presentable manner and in accordance with relevant procedures.
- Be observant at all times of quality and finish of sawn or prepared timber. Inform Machine Operator immediately when a discrepancy occurs.

Skills / Experience:.
- Capable of working under pressure and ensuring tight deadlines are met.
- Able to effectively build relationship with team members and operational staff and happy to work as part of a team.
- Experience of working in a warehouse environment.
- Able to drive a combi lift forklift truck, with necessary qualifications (desirable, but training will be provided).

Benefits
These include:
- Basic salary
- 30 days holiday per year, including Bank Holidays rising to 33 after 1 year's full service.
- Contributory Stakeholder Pension Scheme
- Life Assurance
- Childcare Vouchers
- Staff Purchase Scheme
- Free Parking

Further Information
Location - Andover (SP11)

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