Packaging Design
& Manufacture
Packaging Design
& Manufacture

Warehouse Operative

Warehouse Operative (With Forklift Licences)

Location: Westbury, Wiltshire

Package: Basic Salary £18,720 plus Bonus & Benefits

Working Hours: 40 (Monday to Friday)

The Company

Macfarlane Group PLC is the UK’s largest packaging distributor and we are seeking to appoint an experienced Warehouse Operative to join our established manufacturing team in Westbury. Our specialist manufacturing division designs and produces bespoke protective packaging solutions which are designed exclusively for customers in safeguarding their products in transit. Our customers are UK wide and span a number of key verticals including: Aerospace, Defence, Electronics, Industrial and Medical.

The Warehouse Operative Role

Working as part of our manufacturing team, the role is based at our in Westbury site.  This role is integral to the success of the business; with the successful candidate expected to help with general effective running of a busy warehouse. Key responsibilities shall include…

  • Receive, inspect and unload supplier deliveries
  • Pick, load and dispatch goods
  • Driving Forklift Trucks (Forklift & Counterbalance)
  • Produce pick lists and Goods Received Notes (GRNs)
  • Receive and process customer/supplier returns
  • Dealing with direct customers, ensuring high standards of customer service at all times.
  • Ensuring paperwork is processed onto system accurately

The Person

Successful candidates will ideally have experience of working within a busy warehouse environment. You must also hold valid Forklift licences (Reach & Counterbalance required). We always seek to employ flexible team players, who are committed, hard-working and reliable. You will also be a results oriented and target driven individual, possessing excellent communication skills and be IT literate.


The Package
In return we offer a competitive basic starting salary along with an attractive profit linked bonus scheme and a flexible employee benefits scheme that includes: up to 33 days annual leave (includes all bank holidays and service increase) & contributory pension scheme. Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.

Next Steps

This is an extremely urgent hire whereby shortlisted applicants can therefore expect to be invited swiftly for interview. We are seeking someone to commence the role ASAP. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. Please note that all shortlisted candidates can expect to hear back from us within five working days of making their application. If you do not therefore hear back within that timeframe, please assume that your application has not been successful on this particular occasion.