Warehouse Operative

Up to £15990 per annum
25 Jan 2019
22 Feb 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Warehouse Operative
Burnley, Lancashire
£8.20/hr 37.5hr per week 8.45am - 5.00pm Mon-Thu, 9am - 4.00pm Friday

An award winning, fast growing pharmaceutical & sports supplement manufacturing company are looking for someone who is hardworking, reliable and professional person to become an integral part of the business with the opportunity of career progression.

The job will involve supporting the warehouse and production teams in the provision of materials in a timely and organised fashion. The management of stock will be critical and working alongside the senior warehouse operative to attain operational excellence.

Requirements of Candidate:
- At least 3 years warehouse operations experience
- Forklift truck driving license- preferably bendi/articulated
- Experience with Sage or other stock management systems
- GCSE's of C or above in Maths, English & Science
- Relevant vocational qualifications such as Btech, City & Guilds or NVQ.
- Must be highly IT literate; with ability to input, retrieve and analyse data from excel

Main Duties:
- Providing products to the weighing team for manufacture
- Assistance in the manufacturing of products when required
- Recording batch numbers and expiry dates to conform with ISO22000
- Operating the forklift truck
- Assisting with stock management, rotation and stock taking
- Operation of warehouse management software - specifically the sales order and stock modules
- Booking in of shipments
- Receiving goods in
- Ensuring stock is in the correct locations, that it is updated on sage and stored correctly
- Working towards quality standards such as GMP and food safety
- Ensuring the warehouse works to the 5's system on daily basis
- Introduction of efficiencies to the operation through continuous development
- Proactively being aware of things that will cause the system to be inaccurate and suggesting ways to prevent these for the future.
- Maintaining the forklift truck according to best practices
- Identification of problems and the proposal of solutions

Person Specification
- The ability to work in a systematic, thorough and precise manner is necessary to maintain accurate records.
- Strong work ethic - proven ability to "go above and beyond."
- Able to work independently without close supervision.
- The confidence to respond positively when under pressure.
- The ability to work cooperatively and liaise with people at all levels.
- Accuracy and attention to detail
- Problem-solving

Benefits Package
- An ambitious company with a great close knit team to work in
- Excellent career potential through personal development and funded training
- Generous staff benefits packages' including annual performance related pay reviews and potential for profit sharing.
- Holidays are 28 Days per year with increases for length of service up to 33 days per year
- Private health care plan and company pension are available
- Employee engagement package in place with 9 out of 10 score for happiness at work.

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