Packaging Design
& Manufacture
Packaging Design
& Manufacture

Warehouse Operative

Warehouse Operative
Location: Bristol (Avonmouth)
Package: £22,000 Plus Bonus 
& other excellent PLC Company Benefits  
Hours: 45 hours across Monday-Friday Only
Sector: Packaging Distribution

The Company 
Macfarlane Group PLC is the UK’s largest packaging distributor and we are seeking to urgently recruit experienced Warehouse Operatives to join our established logistics team based at our newly relocated Regional Distribution Centre in Bristol. As a business, we are passionate about providing fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions augmented by outstanding customer service. As a Group we are continuing to grow significantly and always keen to attract talented new individuals to our business.

The Warehouse Operative Role 
Working at our Bristol based Regional Distribution Centre, you shall play a key role in ensuring that customer orders are fulfilled accurately and on time. Undertaking a range of warehouse related duties encompassing both goods ‘in’ and ‘out’, you will be expected to maintain close working ties with all areas of the site including the sales and purchasing teams.

Warehouse Operative Key Responsibilities

  • Accept deliveries from suppliers, ensuring goods are stored in the appropriate location.
  • Pick, load and despatch goods to the customer base in a timely manner
  • Receive and process customer or supplier returns
  • Participate in stock counts, when necessary.
  • Maintain high standards of customer service at all times to suppliers and customers.
  • Work in partnership with the Sales office to ensure customer delivery dates/times are achieved.
  • Work in a constructive manner and promote co-operation between departments and RDCs across the group.
  • Comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Work within the Company’s ISO9001 and ISO14001 policies.


Do you have the correct profile? 
Ideally, we are seeking applications from individuals who have credible warehouse environment experience. It is important that you live locally (or within a sensible daily commute to our site in the Avonmouth area of Bristol). You will be a true team-player with a flexible and positive work attitude and strong communication skills. It’s important that you are ‘health & safety aware’ whilst having enjoyed balanced exposure to goods ‘in’ and ‘out’. Some experience of driving Forklift trucks (you will ideally have both bendi & counterbalance licences) would be advantageous or if in the absence of this, willingness to undertake a training course in line with signed training agreement. It is also an advantage if you have a HGV License, however this is not essential in the role.

The Package
In return we offer a competitive basic starting salary along with a range of flexible employee benefits incorporating the following: 25 days annual leave (rising up to 27 days with service plus all bank holidays), additional holiday purchasing scheme, contributory pension & employee discount 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.


How to apply/next steps
This is an extremely urgent vacancy, whereby we are genuinely committed to shortlisting and meeting suitable applicants very quickly in the coming days. 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 ten 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.