Your Role as a Warehouse Operative
Warehouse operatives deal with goods and products that come into the warehouse or a stockroom. Daily tasks would include, checking for damaged or missing items, moving stock around by hand or using forklift truck, picking and packing orders and keeping the paperwork up to date. A multi-skilled and adaptable warehouse operative will be Physically and mentally adept in providing excellent working practice within the warehouse environment. Some Warehouse operatives will also hold Fork Lift Truck (FLT) licenses in order to assist with the movement of goods in the warehouse or loading onto trucks.
Daily Duties of a Warehouse Operative
- 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
Skills and Experience for Warehouse Operative 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, so being a warehouse operative can be a great first-step onto the career ladder. There are no required qualifications for most Warehouse operative roles, although having a FLT License is desirable. These are some of the key skills and personal attributes we look for in a Warehouse Operative:
- 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 county of Essex, in England, represents the positives of British culture, past and present. Located in the south-east of England and within easy access of London, this uniquely English county has so much to offer with rolling countryside, coastal and market towns and busier urban hubs such as Colchester and Chelmsford.
The county is also great for businesses, with four international deep sea ports, six rail freight terminals and the UK’s third largest cargo airport (London Stansted) in Essex it is easy to see why over 90,000 businesses choose Essex as their home.
£8.21 - 8.50 Per Hour
Swanstaff are currently looking for experienced Warehouse Assistants to work on a temp to perm basis at a very busy warehouse manufacturing client based in Colchester, Essex. The ideal candidate will have previous experience within a warehouse environment although this is not essential should you have a strong work ethic and willing to learn. Job title: Warehouse Assistant Location: Colchester Rate of pay: £8.21 - £8.50 per hour The role of a Warehouse Assistant: Moving goods around the warehouse Wrapping goods ready for dispatch Picking from various areas of the warehouse Logging stock on a hand held PDA system Maintaining a clean and safe working environment Liaising and reporting back to the warehouse manager Standard working hours (weekly Rotating): 06:00 - 14:00 14:00 - 22:00 Due to this role being based in a warehouse, you will need your own pair of steel toe-capped boots. 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 Tom or Lucy on 01206 570588 for more information!
£8.21 Per Hour
Swanstaff Chelmsford is offering a great opportunity to individuals who are hardworking, reliable and trustworthy. This is a brilliant chance to make some extra money! Job title: Warehouse Operative Location: Chelmsford Rate of pay: £8.21 per hour The role of a Warehouse Operative: There is a variety of shifts available; there are both days and nights available. The day shifts start at 6:00 am and finishes at 14:00 pm, there is a late shift which is available starting at 15:00 pm and finishing at 22:00pm and the night shift starts at 12:30am till 9:00am. All of these shifts are available; depending on what you're available for will depend on how much work you will be able to take on. The daily duties of a Warehouse Operative: Picking and packing. Be available to help when needed. Hitting order targets. Keeping the warehouse tidy and hazard free. We currently offer: Weekly pay Flexible hours Pension and holiday pay for workers who are PAYE Fantastic opportunities and other brilliant benefits. If you're looking for temporary or permanent jobs we are here to offer you exactly what you're after. If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call Tommy on 01245 266888 for more information!
Bendi Forklift Driver
£9 - 10 Per Hour
Swanstaff are currently looking for 3 Bendi Forklift Drivers to cover the following shifts with the following pay rates: 06:00 - 14:00 (£9.00) 14:00 - 22:00 (£9.50) 22:00 - 06:00 (£10.00) All of the above are Monday to Friday. You will be responsible for moving palletised stock throughout the warehouse and preparing stock ready for the picking team. If this role is of interest, please do not hesitate to apply below. Alternatively you can contact Tom direct on (01206) 570688. Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.
Operational Support Administrator
£17000 Per Annum
Job Title: Operational Support Administrator Location: Basildon Salary: £17,000 per annum Office Administrators! As the weather continues to become warmer, allow me to heat up your job prospects with a hot new role that I have available! I am seeking experienced and enthusiastic administrators who are looking for genuine career development and progression opportunities to support my client within the manufacturing and production industry! As my perfect candidate you will have experience in administration, stock control and order processing with the ability to prioritise your own workload. You will be able to offer excellent problem-solving skills and have a flexible approach to day-to-day duties. In reward for your hard work, you will become part of a dedicated and forwarding-thinking team and will be working for one of the market-leaders in the industry. This is a permanent, full time position, offering Monday - Friday hours (7.30 - 16.00). The Role: To answer incoming calls from customers and progress queries accordingly Process customer orders and ensure they are kept up-to-date with delivery ETAs Provide delivery notes and invoices as requested Investigate shortages/excesses between physical stock and electronic records Deal with supplier deliveries, ensuring that these are turned around quickly Manage company email inbox Utilise Microsoft Office packages, including Excel to maintain databases and systems Liaise with warehouse staff to monitor goods in/out and stock control processes Organise workload and work towards company targets Work as part of a team to ensure the business is fully supported Requirements: Experience in administration, preferably in a stock control/warehouse capacity Experience in dealing with and progressing customer orders Experience in working with warehouse staff and delivery drivers Experience in managing email inboxes is essential Competency using Microsoft Office packages, including Excel is essential Strong communication skills Able to prioritise own workload Experience within a manufacturing/production environment is preferred If you are looking for the next step in your career and want to continue through the summer with a brand new role, then get in touch with Emily in our Head Office. These roles will be filled quickly so get in touch today if you don't want to miss out! Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company
Counterbalance Forklift Driver
£9 Per Hour
Swanstaff are looking for experienced counterbalance forklift drivers to join a manufacturing client based on Severalls industrial estate. This is a temp to perm opportunity meaning that should you be successful within a 12 week temp to permanent period, you will be offered a full time contract with our client. Job title: Counterbalance Forklift Driver Location: Colchester Rate of pay: £9 per hour The role of a Counterbalance Forklift Driver: Loading goods onto lorries/vans. Liaising with the warehouse manager. Manual handling goods onto pallets. Stacking pallets. Wrapping pallets for dispatch. Printing appropriate stickers for palletised stock to ensure it is delivered to the correct location. Standard working hours: 07:30 - 17:00 Monday to Thursday 07:30 - 16:30 Friday The requirements of a Counterbalance Forklift Driver: Minimum of 1 year experience working on the counterbalance forklift truck. Your own pair of steel toe-capped boots. Please do bear in mind that although this is a counterbalance forklift role, you will be required to work off the forklift around 70% of your working day. 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 Tom on 01206 570688 for more information!