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Warehouse Operative

Warehouse Operative
Location: Coventry
Package: Basic salary up to £21,000
plus bonus & other excellent PLC company benefits 
Hours: 45 hours across Monday-Friday Only
Sector: Packaging distribution
 
The Company
We, the UK’s largest packaging distributor have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Warehouse Operative to join our logistics team based in Coventry. We are a committed equal opportunities employer that champions ‘dignity in the workplace’. Our focus is to provide customers with fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions, augmented by outstanding customer service. As a leading distributor, logistics is at the very heart of what we do best. Welcoming dedicated new people into our business who have a passion for delivering excellence is key to our continued success.
 
The Role
Becoming an integral part of our local logistics team, you will play a key role in ensuring that customer orders are fulfilled accurately and on time. Undertaking a range of warehouse related duties including forklift driving and 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.
 
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?
We are welcoming applications from experienced warehouse/logistics operatives who have experience of driving forklifts. You will ideally have a valid licence for driving both reach & counterbalance forklift trucks (although for the right candidate we could provide training if one of the licences is missing). You will  enjoy working within a team environment, have a flexible and positive work attitude with strong communication skills. It’s important that you are ‘health & safety aware’ whilst having enjoyed balanced exposure to both goods ‘in’ and ‘out’. It would also be useful if you are used to working in fast-paced environment where you need to use your own initiative at times. 
 
The Package
We provide a competitive basic starting salary along with a performance/profit linked bonus scheme and a flexible employee benefits scheme that includes: 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 maximising 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 urgent appointment whereby we will be working to identify and review the very best of applicants swiftly in the hope of selecting our favoured candidate to commence with us ASAP. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. All applications will be acknowledged, shortlisted applicants normally hearing from us within a week or two. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at the end of our process, although if you haven’t heard from us within a fortnight of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
 
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