Warehouse Operative

Location
Newhaven
Salary
£16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted
02 May 2017
Closes
30 May 2017
Ref
00068084
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This leading supplier of corporate branding and products to the promotional gift trade is looking for an experienced warehouse operative to add to their existing team.

Personality:
Self-motivated individual who can work as part of a team and use own initiative in a fast moving environment. A can do attitude and excellent communication skills are essential. Must have a flexible work attitude and willing to undertake additional duties in line with the needs of the business.

Essential Requirements:
Fork Lift Truck Certificate.
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.
Diligent attention to detail and attention to safety.
Ability to communicate effectively with customers and co-workers.
Ability to plan and organise workload.
Willing to work overtime at short notice.
Ability to follow processes and procedure accurately.

Specific Job Skills:
Ability to work with the sales/production teams:
It is essential to have a 'can-do' attitude and work closely with both customers and staff to ensure the smooth running of the warehouse/goods-in and despatch department.
You will be a good team player who shares knowledge, working collaboratively across all areas of the business.

Computer skills:
MS Office 2010, working knowledge of Excel.

Job Objectives:
- Ensure the safe and efficient receipt, storage and despatch of goods and products to feed the business operations and customer demand.
- Work in a safe manner and comply with the companies Health & Safety and Environmental Policies.
- Provide first class customer service at all times
- Ensure stock reporting is accurate and maintain and update customer stock reports.

Responsibilities and main activities:
- Receiving, moving, checking and storing of incoming goods.
- Correctly labelling goods on arrival and prior to despatch.
- Selecting space for storage and arranging for goods to be stored in the designated locations.
- Loading and unloading lorries, vans and other vehicles.
- Contact various transport companies to coordinate collections and deliveries.
- Liaise with customers to ensure goods are despatched in line with their specific requirements.
- Deal with all customer queries relating to stock, despatches and related subjects.
- Report any discrepancies, breakages and shortages.
- Monitor stock levels and carry out regular stock takes.
- Accurately update data into computer and manual recording systems.
- Operate in a safe manner complying with all health, safety and environmental requirements to ensure own and safety of others.

Self-Management
- Achievement focussed.
- Makes productive contributions.
- Applies logic and consistently manages the task.
- Team player with positive outlook.
- Works productively without constant supervision.
- Makes recommendations to improve efficiency and productivity.

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