Warehouse Operatives - Fixed Term - Full Time & Part Time

17 Oct 2017
14 Nov 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is the UK's largest retailer of musical instruments and music equipment.

They are currently looking to recruit Fixed Term Warehouse Operatives to start immediately ready for their busy Christmas period based at Clifton Moor, York. Their impressive Warehouse facility occupies 135,000 square feet to meet their increasing logistical requirements.

There are a number of shifts available (8 hour shifts), flexible between the hours of 6am - 11pm, Monday to Sunday. These positions are expected to be required until approximately mid-January 2018, and to be reviewed after this date.

Warehouse Role

Being a Warehouse packer you will be responsible for the packaging and labelling of goods ready for dispatching. You will be expected to maintain high packing standards and achieve daily targets. You will help with the loading and unloading of containers and couriers, ensure that health and safety standards are maintained at all times, and that general warehouse housekeeping is followed. This is a vital role which is key to the distribution of their musical products.

Full training and PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) including boots will be provided.

Bonus payment

In return for your hard work and subject to full completion of your fixed term contract you will receive a lump sum bonus payment. Calculated at 50p per hour for each hour you have worked, payable at the end of January 2018.

Desired skills

Good communications skills.
Good numeracy and literacy skills.
The ability to work autonomously or as part of a team.

Things to Consider

This role requires the flexibility to work between the hours of 6am - 11pm, Monday to Sunday (limited to 8 hour shifts). Shifts consist of:
6am to 3pm
9am to 6pm
2pm to 11pm
You will be provided with your shifts on a weekly basis.
This is fixed term work, anticipated to end in January 2018.

Useful Information


25 yrs old and over - £8.00 p/hr including January bonus payment, £7.50 p/hr basic rate.
21-24 yrs old - £7.55 p/hr including January bonus payment, £7.05 p/hr basic rate.
18-20 yrs old - £6.10 p/hr including January bonus payment, £5.60 p/hr basic rate.
16-17 yrs old - £4.55 p/hr including January bonus payment, £4.05 p/hr basic rate.

Please note employees must still be employed on 3rd January 2018 in order to be eligible for the January bonus payment. Satisfactory criteria must be met including timekeeping, attendance, conduct and performance.

Full time working week: Variable 8 hour shifts
Part time working week: 3 Days consisting of Sunday, Monday and Tuesday - variable 8 hour shifts
Possible start date: ASAP
Location: Clifton moor, York