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Salary: £23k per year

Location: Warwick, Warwickshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 07 Jun 2021

Reference: 4919

Warehouse and FLT Operative required on a full time, permanent basis in Warwick, benefitting from a salary of £23,000 per annum depending on previous experience.

Hours of Work: Day shift -Full Time (39.75 hours per week)

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Goods and Stock Management:

  • To take delivery of incoming goods and supplies
  • To check and inspect goods received to ensure they are of accurate quantity, type and acceptable quality.
  • To verify all goods received against the relevant documentation and pass to the appropriate person
  • To unpack and stack goods in the correct storage location.
  • To assist with the monitoring of stock levels and liaise with other members of staff to ensure this is maintained as required.
  • To correctly pack and label products before they are dispatched, performing final outgoing inspections as required.
  • To ensure all orders are dispatched on time with the corresponding documentation according to company procedures

Moving and Handling:

  • To load and unload lorries, vans and other vehicles as required, ensuring the correct Manual Handling techniques are applied as appropriate.
  • To operate the counterbalance forklift truck as required, ensuring training is kept up. to date as needed.
  • To make deliveries by van to customers as required (occasional or holiday cover only)

Warehouse management:

  • To ensure the warehouse and workshop area is kept clean, tidy, and well organised at all times
  • To carry out any delegated duties and responsibilities involved in ensuring the warehouse complies with Health and Safety regulations
  • To work in a safe manner in accordance with Health and Safety requirements at all times, always ensuring the correct use of personal protective equipment.


It is the responsibility of the employee:

  • To learn the job and manage their own workload, whilst taking ownership of the area and stock locations.
  • To co-ordinate their own annual leave and hours of work in the best interests of the Company, in accordance with the Annual Leave policy and with the approval of the Manager
  • To carry our other appropriate delegated activities as required
  • To always liaise with other members of staff in a professional manner.
  • To be responsible for always representing the Company in a professional manner
  • To comply with all Company policies and procedures and undertake any training as required.
  • To comply with all Health and Safety responsibilities and guidelines.
  • The job description and person specification are an outline of the tasks, responsibilities and outcomes required of the role. The job holder will carry out any other duties as may reasonably be required by their line manager.
  • The job description and person specification may be reviewed on an ongoing basis in accordance with the changing needs and priorities of the Company.

Skills and Qualifications required: 





Knowledge, Training and Experience

Experience in a similar role

Basic IT skills and knowledge of computer programmes such as: -

  • Outlook
  • Word
  • Excel



Communication Skills

Clear Communicator

Ability to work in a busy working environment and able to multitask





Ability to work with minimal supervisor and own initiative.

Able to organise own workload to changing and sometimes tight deadlines





Physically fit and able to lift heavy packages as required.

Holds a Forklift truck Counterbalance licence.

Full Driving Licence

Manual Handling

Health & Safety Training