Warehouse Operative

£10.25 Per Hour
 7am - 5pm Monday to Friday
Closing Date:
30th October 2022

Enable Futures are operating as an employment business on behalf of its client for permanent Warehouse Operative based in Bridgwater, Somerset.The working hours are 7am - 5pm Monday to Friday with a one hour lunch break and regular tea breaks. The starting salary is £10.25 Per Hour and can increase.For this role we do require a car driver. Any experience operating a fork lift would be a bonus but it isn’t essential and can be trained & certified for you by the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Loading and unloading goods
  • Ensuring that all goods that are loaded or unloaded match the relevant paperwork
  • Storing and rotating stock according to established procedures
  • Reporting any damaged or missing goods to Warehouse Supervisors
  • Keeping the warehouse environment clean and tidy and maintaining equipment
  • Follow workplace health and safety rules when handling goods
  • Ensuring efficient operations by adhering to operational procedures, rules, and schedules
  • Assisting with warehouse inventory controls
  • Always treating goods with care
  • Forklift Specific
  • Manoeuvring forklifts safely in busy industrial environments
  • Safely stacking and unstacking large quantities of goods onto shelves or pallets
  • Moving goods from storage areas to loading areas for transport
  • Unloading deliveries and safely relocating the goods to their designated storage areas
  • Ensuring that forklift driving areas are free from spills or obstructions
  • Regularly checking forklift equipment for faults or damages
  • Using industrial plastic wraps and wooden pallets to safely stack and package goods for transport
  • Keeping up to date on health and safety requirements and forklift operating procedures
  • Consolidating partial pallets for incoming goods

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

  • Physical strength, fitness and dexterity (often have to lift heavy packages or work at elevated heights)
  • Excellent team-working skills to effectively collaborate with other members of the warehouse team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Organisational and record-keeping skills to coordinate large volumes of goods
  • Honesty and trustworthiness
  • The ability to work effectively under limited supervision

In return, you will benefit from:

  • 20 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays.
  • Parking onsite.
  • Company pension.
  • Christmas shut down.
  • Career development & progression.
  • Stocked canteen & regular breaks.