Reference : GBR05429

Warehouse Operative

  • Supply Chain
  • United Kingdom Flitwick
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 12/14/2021

Position description

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years. If you want to know what it’s like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as a Warehouse Operative

You’ll be working for Weber in Flitwick. Weber is one of more than 30 exciting Saint-Gobain brands in the UK and they specialise in the manufacture of industrial mortar products including renders and decorative finishes, tile fixing products, floor screeds, technical mortars and external wall insulation systems.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join our passionate and knowledgeable Warehouse Team as a Warehouse Operative. This role will see you working within a shift pattern to ensure that we fulfil our promise to provide the best service possible to our customers through accurate and safe loading of palletised orders, utilising your skills obtained through a background in warehouse loading or logistics operations and/or your Forklift Truck experience.

In addition to ensuring that deliveries to our customers are both accurate and on time, you will be responsible for the offloading and storage of incoming materials and for maintaining the stock rows and standards within the warehouse. There is also the requirement to take an active role in improvement projects to maintain and advance our high standards of safety and quality.

Is this role right for me?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; For this role in particular we are looking for someone with the following skills, experience and qualifications;

  • Current FLT license is required (counterbalance and narrow aisle trucks)
  • SAP Knowledge, especially SAP WM
  • English and Mathematical skills, both written and verbal, in order to be able to execute day-to-day duties without assistance.
  • Comprehensive warehouse operations experience
  • Diligent and accurate with a can-do attitude
  • Highly flexible to meet the demands of the business when required

What will I be doing in the role?

  • Execute the order picking requirements defined by the logistics planner using the SAP WM application on a RF Terminal and load/unload vehicles efficiently and without errors.
  • Confirm all picking notes in SAP when completed, ensuring all paperwork is correctly issued and returns are re-entered onto the system.
  • Doing adjustments to a pick notes in SAP and to correcting damaged materials.
  • Carry out risk assessments and the company’s safe operating procedures particularly in relation to the safe operation of fork-trucks and the wearing of personal protective clothing. 


Are Weber and Saint-Gobain an Inclusive employer?

We’re working hard to be, and we’re keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role (this could be flexible hours, a job share, part time, to name a few). We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting, but we promise to listen.

Top employer 2022