Reference : 567067

Warehouse Operative/Administrator

  • Distribution Operations
  • United Kingdom Gateshead
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 04/05/2019

Additional description

Warehouse Operative/Administrator – International Decorative Surfaces (IDS) – Gateshead, Tyne & Wear

IDS are a part of Saint-Gobain - Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL’ four years running (2016 – 2019)

Looking to join a brand that is passionate about its employees, where virtually no day is the same? Then we have the perfect role for you here at IDS, the UK's largest distributor of surfacing materials, specialising in flooring, worktops, laminates, panel products and solid surfacing.

We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated Warehouse Operative/Administrator to join our team at IDS Gateshead. You will use your dedication and enthusiasm to ensure that products are safely unloaded, accurately booked-in and carefully picked a ready for daily deliveries, whilst strictly adhering to Company Health and Safety procedures and Business Controls. You'll also support with Warehouse administrative duties and delivery paperwork, updating all systems accordingly.

Working hours are Monday – Friday (07:30 – 17:30, 45 hours per week).

As a Warehouse Operative/Administrator with IDS, you will:

  • Ensure all discrepancies are identified.
  • Pick goods for outgoing orders and place in loading bay.
  • Load company vehicles and work with a small team
  • Follow company procedures to action any nil stocks accordingly.
  • Prepare for and carry out regular Stocktakes in accordance with Company stock take procedure.
  • Operate a Forklift Truck, if a holder of a current FLT licence and ATO.
  • Process paperwork for customer returns, dealing with suppliers regarding faulted materials.
  • Book in supplier deliveries and warehouse transfers, updating delivery notes on computer system.
  • Prepare driver run sheets for following days deliveries and input working time records.
  • Provide general Housekeeping.

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers. Does this sound like you?

So if you…

  • Have good Numeracy and Literacy skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent IT skills and administrative experience.
  • Are customer focused and a real team player.
  • Display a positive attitude and outlook.
  • Hold an FLT licence - would be preferred.

...we may just be the right fit for each other. Does this sound like you?

What are the benefits?

In addition to a competitive base salary plus an attractive bonus scheme, you will benefit from a significant focus on your own personal development and also have access to:

  • Time and Attendance Bonus.
  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays).
  • Flexible Holiday buy-sell scheme (allowing up to 3 days holiday to be bought or sold).
  • A defined share purchasing scheme.
  • As an employee with IDS, you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Staff discounts and various other benefits.

If you’re up for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you!

Saint-Gobain encourage and welcome diverse applications AND ARE COMMITTED TO SUCCESS THROUGH OUR DIVERSE COLLEAGUE COMMUNITY. We’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of ethnicity, colour, race, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, taste in music, fashion sense or any other characteristic that makes you unique. If you have a disability or special need that requires support or adjustments to working or interview arrangements, please let us know.

On occasion we need to close advertisements earlier than expected, we therefore strongly encourage you to make your application promptly to avoid disappointment.

AGENCY? Please note that we have our own recruitment marketing and search functions alongside an already agreed set of agency partners and will not accept any third party CV’s/Applications from anyone unless invited to do so. Saint-Gobain accepts no responsibility for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.