Warehouse Operative

14 Jan 2019
11 Feb 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Warehouse Operative
Afternoon shift = 1pm-10pm Mon-Thurs, 1pm-9.30pm Fri (42hpw)
Rotating Shift = 6am-3pm Mon-Thurs, 6am-2.30pm Fri & 1pm-10pm Mon-Thurs, 1pm-9.30pm Fri (42hpw)

Job Purpose
To ensure fabric for customer orders is picked, processed and dispatched accurately and efficiently to maintain high levels of customer service and satisfaction. To ensure fabric rolls are relocated to the warehouse correctly and timely adhering to working practices for smooth running of the warehouse function.

Key Tasks and Accountabilities:
- Ensure that fabric is correctly located and picked from warehouse locations, maintaining accuracy within the Warehouse and fulfilling customer orders.
- Operate the cutting tables making sure all fabric is processed and dealt with accurately and timely to maintain high standards of customer satisfaction.
- Confirm the end product is loaded onto the correct pallet/stillage to ensure this is then dispatched to the correct customer and carrier.
- Assist within the loading bay to make sure that all incoming and outgoing products are correctly processed from all types of carriers.
- Ensure that the highest quality is maintained by monitoring the items that are being dispatched.

Knowledge and aptitudes required:
- Previous warehousing experience and using bar code systems would be an advantage
- Previous experience of using AS400 or a similar system would be an advantage
- Experience of operating a forklift or picker truck would be an advantage
- Experience of working in a busy environment
- Understanding and appreciation of Health and Safety practices in the workplace

Personal Competencies:
- Self-motivated, with a flexible attitude to work
- Accuracy with good attention to detail
- Customer focused with good interpersonal skills
- Able to work under minimal supervision and within a team
- A 'can do' attitude
- Ability to remain calm and work well under pressure

Additional Requirements:
- Good colour acuity / recognition
- Ability to carry out manual handling tasks on as daily basis

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