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 Herts has a population of over 1.2 Million people and an Unemployment rate lower than the national average at 3.6%, with towns including Hatfield, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Waltham Cross, Stevenage and Letchworth Garden City all having great transport links to central London. Herts also borders London Boroughs including Enfield, Barnet and Harrow.
The county has a lot to offer residents and visitors, including a Snow Centre, Warner Brothers Studio Tours including Harry Potter Tour and miles of open countryside for outdoor pursuits in areas such as Tring.
Warehouse Operative - Nights
£10.81 Per Hour
Here at Swanstaff, we are looking for experienced, dedicated and reliable warehouse operatives to be placed with our prestigious client based in the Waltham Cross area. Could this be you? Are you looking to work for one of the UK's biggest fresh fruit and vegetable provider? Are you looking to thrive within an ever-growing warehouse? Then you are the one! Our client is looking for Night Warehouse Operatives to join their most important team in the warehouse - the pickers. You must hold a full availability between Sunday and Friday, with your Saturday off and one day during the week. Your standard working hours will be 6pm to 3am, with overtime available to thriving candidates. Job title: Warehouse Operative - Nights Location: Waltham Cross Rate of pay: £10.81 per hour The role of a Warehouse Operative: Picking and packing - up to 15kg All aspects of general warehouse duties Operating of manual pump trucks Using handheld scanner that informs of product to be picked and the quantity - this must be used at ALL times Please note - This is a COLD environment, you will need to wear suitable clothing i.e. jumpers, jacket etc. Requirements of a Warehouse Operative: You must have 6 months solid experience within a warehouse You must have used a manual pump truck previously You must be able to commit to a full time ongoing role Benefits of working with Swanstaff and our client: Your own consultant from initial phone call through to client transfer Introduction pack with all information to take home AMAZING bonus structure Welcome to Work scheme Overtime available If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call Jade on 01992 641987 for more information!