Warehouse Operative / Warehouse Assistant

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
£20000 - £22000 per annum
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Alanna Doyle
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Warehouse Operative

Location: Near Oxford (Eynsham), Oxfordshire (own transport essential)

Salary: £20K-£22K depending on skills and experience

Hours: 40 hours per week on rotating shift basis

Reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor, you will be responsible for the safe handling of goods passing through the warehouse or factory.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Safe loading and unloading of vehicles, avoiding damage to persons, stock or equipment
  • Checking delivered items against paperwork to ensure correct item has been delivered in the correct quantity and without damage
  • Booking in items, both in Helis and SAP (training provided), ensuring KPI's are met
  • Locating items safely in the warehouse/factory in either the given location (SAP, Kan Ban) or in a suitable location, fitting to the size and nature of the item, carrying out any scanning action required
  • Picking items as directed, in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring utmost care is taken to pick the correct item and that the required scanning activity is carried out and no damage occurs
  • Collection of items from neighbouring customers
  • Delivery to and collection from the factory line of goods and equipment, ensuring correct paperwork is attached and KPI's are met
  • Packing goods in accordance with customer directives to ensure safe arrival of all items, within a time frame that meets KPI's
  • Stocktaking activities as directed
  • Maintenance of a clean and tidy work place - 5S
  • Effective communication with team leaders and other colleagues
  • Keep stock control systems up-to-date
  • Carry out the planned maintenance of vehicles, machinery and equipment
  • Ensure health and safety compliance
  • Must be able to attend courses/seminars appropriate for improving his/her ability to perform his/her duties, both in the UK and Europe

Qualifications and Experience:


  • A good command of the English language, both written and oral
  • Forklift licence; counterbalance and reach truck
  • Proven experience within a high tech warehousing environment in support of a production facility utilising Quality Management systems
  • Good IT skills


  • Indoor crane licence.


  • Weeks 1&2: Monday to Friday 7am to 4pm with one hour unpaid break
  • Weeks 3&4: Monday to Thursday 11am to 8pm and Friday 10am to 7pm with one hour unpaid break

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