Warehouse Operative

Location
Sevenoaks, Kent
Salary
£17500 - £20000 per annum + Development, Bonus, Excellent Holiday
Posted
06 Nov 2018
Closes
04 Dec 2018
Ref
NR/OR/WO - Sev
Contact
Nicola Roberts
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Warehouse Operative

We have a great opportunity for a leading business that is fast expanding with locations in both Sevenoaks and near Staplehurst.

They offer competitive salaries, development opportunities and great pension schemes and holiday allowances.

They are looking for a reliable and organised Warehouse Operative, preferably with forklift experience.

You will be responsible for ensuring the accurate timely and efficient dispatch of customer orders whilst maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

Key Responsibilities:
*Ensuring correct unloading of containers/vehicles being palletised, or loose cargo
*Checking product into the building (this may involve up to 5 hours of heavy lifting) and reporting any damage or quantity short falls on delivery
*Ensuring delivery notes are: accurately picked, properly and economically packed, dispatched in time to meet delivery requirements, dispatched by the most economical method, reprocessing orders to customer requirements (experience of picking and packing pallets and parcels an advantage)
*Ensuring there is sufficient product in the pick face to be able to meet orders
*Operate forklift and pallet pump trucks
*Liaise with all staff and customers (e.g. booking in) as necessary (DPD and Palletforce an advantage)
*Help to keep clean and maintain safe working areas

Experience
*Forklift licence would be preferred - Counterbalance and/or Reach Truck
*Pallet pump truck experience
*Driving licence and own transport
*Attention to detail
*Team player with ability to lead a team as and when required
*Strong and able to lift heavy goods
*Good communication and numeracy skills
*Experience in a fast-paced warehouse environment
*Experience of an ERP system an advantage (or tablet system)
*Health and Safety an advantage
*First Aid an advantage

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