Reference : 573390

Warehouse Operative

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 10/25/2019

Who are we ?

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced warehouse operative to join our passionate and knowledgeable East Leake team as a Warehouse Operative.

Working within a busy automated warehouse environment you will be responsible for loading palletised goods using counterbalance or combi fork lift truck. Ensuring deliveries to our customers are on time, in full and error free and is sustained at the highest level at all times. You will also be responsible for the offloading and safe storage of inbound material. Always working to improve the safety and efficiency of the operation you will also be expected to participate in improvement work to ensure we achieve and sustain World Class standards of safety, quality, housekeeping and service.

You will be part of a shift team working a staggered 3-crew pattern which involves rotating shifts through weekdays, nights and part of the weekend.

What will you be doing in the role?

  • Ensuring safe working practices are followed at all times by self and colleagues through proactive safety engagement
  • Ensuring the customers receive a Quality product every time
  • Working as an integrated part of a shift and site operations team
  • Loading HGVs for despatch to customer to ensure on time, in full, error free delivery
  • Receiving, unloading and safely storing inbound goods
  • Ensuring accurate and timely data recording to ensure stock accuracy is maintained
  • Maintaining housekeeping in the warehouse to the highest standards
  • Assisting in identifying and delivering improvement projects to increase safety, efficiency and reliability of the warehouse operation.

Am I what you are looking for?

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?

For the warehouse operative specifically it is important that you have:

  • A valid forlift truck counterbalance license with relevant experience
  • Experience of delivering high levels of service in a fast-moving warehouse environment
  • High standards of safety and housekeeping
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work both as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Experience in continuous improvement would be advantageous
  • Basic computer skills in MS Word/Excel.

What about the business you’ll be joining?

There are 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that recruit talented people in the UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

This vacancy is working for British Gypsum – part of the Saint-Gobain group and the UK's leading manufacturer of plasterboard and plaster-based dry lining systems and products.

In Saint-Gobain, each woman and man is able to build a career without boundaries in a genuine and ambitious group. At British Gypsum we’re proud to support this promise and offer our people a world of opportunity, all the challenge they’ll ever need and colleagues with great pride in what they’re a part of.

Saint-Gobain is the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, with over 170,000 employees and operations in 67 countries worldwide. With such a significant presence we are proud to offer our employees a career without boundaries… Are You In?

What will you get in return?

As part of the wider Saint-Gobain group, British Gypsum is able to offer a competitive starting salary and benefits package.

In addition, you will have access to a career without boundaries - this could see you progressing within British Gypsum or in one of the other 30+ businesses in the UK. Progression in Saint-Gobain isn’t always upwards; talented employees also move into new and exciting functions or indeed overseas, to one of the 67 countries in which we operate.

The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Saint-Gobain, where only you set the boundaries to your success.

What do you need to do now?

We would love to hear from you. In order to find out more and apply, please click below to register and submit your CV on our careers site.

We recognise the value of diversity and the talents that those from diverse backgrounds can contribute to our success. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and in particular we would like to welcome and attract more women into our business.

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