Warehouse Operative (nights)

Newton Abbot, United Kingdom

Job Description

Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Hours: 21:00 start - 50 hr, some of which will be weekend working
*** The health and wellbeing of our colleagues employees, suppliers and customers is of the upmost importance to us. If you are invited to attend an interview you will be asked to complete a screening questionnaire, and we would ask that you do not attend any interviews or assessments on site if you are self-isolating or if anyone in your household, including yourself, are displaying any symptoms of the COVID-19 virus.
We will be making the necessary adjustments to our recruitment processes to ensure we follow Government guidance which could result in recruitment taking longer than we would like, thank you for your patience and understanding while we adapt our ways of working during this time ***
We are Fowler Welch - a leading logistics provider, we deliver a range of products and services to retailers and wholesalers across the nation. This is achieved by every employee playing an important role to ensure all our customers get the very best from the business.
Fowler Welch has a simple vision for the future: we want to continue to be a supplier-of-choice for fast-moving consumer goods among major manufacturers and retailers.
We wouldn't be able to deliver the highest quality service to our customers on a daily basis without dedicated, knowledgeable and experienced staff. This is why we strive to create a working environment that is enjoyable and allows our employees to progress in their careers and develop a range of skills that will go towards achieving this.
As a Warehouse Operative, you will be responsible for processing and consolidating customer orders using the Manhattan Warehouse System (WMS), as well as loading and unloading vehicles that are for inbound and outbound despatch.
You will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring product in loaded and unloaded in line with the company's policies and procedures and all related documentation is completed.
  • Reporting any trailer or MHE faults in line with company procedures and ensuring VOR vehicles are placed in the designated areas.
  • Remaining vigilant in ensuring goods are picked and assembled accurately as per instructions.
  • Properly securing all loads prior to leaving the loading bay
  • Achieving and maintaining the standards required to meet the Company's productivity targets
  • Ensuring all practices and procedures are safely carried out in line with the company's Health & Safety policy, SSOW's and HACCP regulations where appropriate, and to challenge colleagues who fail to adhere to any such rules or regulations.
  • Ensuring customer returns are received, recorded and notified to the appropriate Stock Controller.
  • Assisting colleagues as and when required and being a proactive and courteous member of the Warehouse team
The job holder may be required to complete duties outside of this list on an ad hoc basis.
  • Educated to GCSE English and Maths or equivalent
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • An appreciation on Health and Safety standards
  • Experience of working within an environment where achieving deadlines and quality of work are critical
Previous experience of working in a warehouse would be desirable.
We believe our employees are the driving force behind our success, which is why we offer a wide range of benefits.
In return for your hard work and dedication we offer the added bonus of an excellent benefits package, which include - but are not limited to - the following:
  • Free Fowler Welch Health Cash Plan. We fund a care plan for our employees that covers an array of medical fees including dental and optical - with no cost for you! You even have the option to increase your totals or add family members to the plan for a small monthly fee.
  • Free Life Insurance as a Fowler Welch employee equal to three times your basic salary
  • Auto enrolment onto our competitive Pension Scheme
  • 'Cycle 2 Work' Scheme - save up to 42% on the cost of a new bike and necessary equipment.
  • Recognition schemes for our exceptional employees - monthly winners receive 100 of shopping vouchers
  • Exclusive discounts on a range of package holidays with Jet2Holidays
  • Discounted gym memberships at over 2,500 gyms across the UK
Apply today and join us on the road to success!
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