Your Role in the Warehouse
Roles within a warehouse vary and could include Product/Material Handler, Shipping and Receiving assistant, Warehouse Clerk, Forklift Driver, Loader, General Labourer, Stock Controller or Shipping Specialist. You can progress your career within the warehouse to Team Leader, Health and Safety Executive, Operations Manager, Logistics Manager or Warehouse Manager roles.
Daily Duties in the Warehouse
- Prepare and complete orders
- Process warehouse stock products
- Perform inventory controls and quality checks
- Keep a clean and safe working environment
- Abide by Manual Handling and Health and Safety guidelines/regulation
- Complete diary logs
- Report any discrepancies
- Communicate and cooperate with supervisors and coworkers
- Operate and maintain warehouse equipment
- Assist with vehicle loading
- Supervising staff and Activities within the Warehouse
- Assigning timesheets and Rotas to warehouse staff
- Training new employees
- Overseeing and being responsible for Health and Safety standards
- Management of stock and ensuring space for incoming goods
- Reviewing and adapting warehouse operations where required
- Risk Assessments
Skills and Experience for Warehouse Jobs
For many of our temporary roles at Swanstaff we do ask that you have some warehouse experience, as you may work at multiple clients and will need to go in with some knowledge, however, we do also have roles for those with no experience, these roles can be a great first-step onto the career ladder and you can progress within a company if you have the drive to do so. These are some of the key skills and personal attributes we look for in Warehouse workers
- Methodical by nature
- Keen eye for detail
- Confident Communicator
- Able to use hand held devices
- Able to read and complete paperwork
- Team Player
- Strong work ethic
- Problem Solver
- Understanding of Health and Safety procedures
- Good organisation and Time management skills
- The ability to assess Risks in real-time
Enfield is ideally situated close to transport infrastructure which provides easy access to markets in London, the UK and Europe. Enfield's proximity to the M25 provides road access to every major city and business centre in the UK. There are five international airports, serving every major world destination, all within one hour by car. The borough is home to over 12,300 businesses providing almost 132,000 jobs.
Enfield is home to 20 industrial estates which provide jobs within some of the UK's flagship food manufacturers including Coca-cola Enterprises, Arla Foods, Greggs and Warburtons. Other key sectors providing employment in the area include Health and Social Work, Administration and Support Services and Education.
With over 6,000 acres of green space, including parks, golf courses and farms, Enfield is a unique London location. It has a rural feel, yet still offers all the advantages of a borough in the capital.
Customer Returns Team Leader
£20800 Per Annum
We are recruiting candidates that have solid experience with warehouse stock. The successful candidate ensures all stock is received, stored and delivered on time and deal with any issues efficiently and effectively. Job title: Customer Returns Team Leader Location: Enfield Rate of pay: £20,800 per annum The role of a Customer Returns Team Leader: Preparing daily orders and ensuring orders are picked and packed accurately and presentable Lead by example, demonstrating best practice at all times Ensure all operatives are productive and working within the processes and procedures Able to manage time and resources effectively Managing staff KPIs and attendance Forward planning especially during peaks and downtime Organising and processing inbound and outbound stock including new deliveries Stock control checks and maintain inventory accuracy levels Conducting quality control checks Ensuring a clean, tidy and safe work environment Report any incident or accidents to your Manager in accordance with Company policy. Ensure the DC, as well as yourself, are adhering to all Health & Safety, Quality, Security and Environmental compliance standards The requirements of a Customer Returns Team Leader: Warehouse experience within a FMCG environment Excellent attention to detail Excellent communication skills, written and verbal Excellent leadership skills and motivating the team Excellent customer service skills, demonstrating a professional manner at all times Demonstrate the ability and willingness to work flexible hours as determined by the needs of the business Able to use own initiative and demonstrate a common sense approach to duties Problem solving, be efficient in investigating and providing accurate information Continuously looking for improvements (ideally Lean 5s) Computer Literate, intermediate level of Excel Ability to work well under pressure Flexible approach to changing circumstances with willingness to take on new tasks and work overtime to meet delivery deadlines Good understanding of all H&S issues relevant to a Warehouse environment Pay rates: £20,800.00 per year (£10 per hour) This role is 40hrs over 5 out of 7 days per week with flexible hours within the operational needs. If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and call Franco on 01992 641987 for more information!