Warehouse Operative

  • Job ref: 080/00911
  • Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Location: Chelmsford
  • Salary: £20,000 per year
  • Recruiting office: Chelmsford & Harlow
  • Date posted: 2 December 2021

Job details

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Chelmsford
  • Job Ref: 080/00911
  • Salary: 20000.00 per year

Our client is one of the UK’s leading wholesalers. Trading for over 55 years, this company has over 27 sites throughout the UK and Ireland and is looking to expand their team in the Chelmsford depot.

Due to business growth, we are currently recruiting for a Warehouse Operative to join the friendly and established team on a temporary to permanent basis with an immediate start.

Responsibilities of the role include (but are not limited to):

  • Take delivery of goods for unloading, sorting, stacking and storage.
  • Process/pick order requests for all stock items for a customer collection and /or delivery from the warehouse.
  • Accurately pick orders by processing requests in a timely and orderly manner.
  • Check and pack orders for both internal and external customers.
  • Undertake driver duties as and when required.
  • Ensure the warehouse is kept clean and tidy to ensure a safe working environment.
  • To assist in other warehouse functions and processes as and when required.
  • Participate in the Company Out of Hours Standby Service on a rostered basis (this includes cover over Bank and Statutory Days Holiday).

The ideal candidate will offer:

  • Full UK driving licence held for at least 1 year and with no more than 6 points (for insurance purposes)
  • Forklift Truck Licence (Desirable)
  • A good standard of education including maths and English.
  • Experience of working in a similar environment.
  • The ability to work well in a team.
  • Be self-motivated and able to use own initiative.

Our client offers:

  • Relevant training.
  • Attractive competitive salary.
  • Up to 33 days holiday including Bank Holidays (with service).
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Employee Rewards Platform.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.

Working hours:

Monday – Friday

0800 – 1700


Permanent basis –

£20000  per annum


Temporary basis (first 12 weeks) –

INC holiday accrued – £10.08 per hour, holiday is requested in writing each week by the worker and paid in with weekly pay.

EXC holiday accrued – £9 per hour, holiday entitlement is increased with every timesheet submitted. This is then paid/requested as and when you wish.


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