Temporary FLT Warehouse Operative (Weekends) – Full Time –

  • Temporary
  • Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Staffordshire
  • Salary: £10/annum Potential to increase after 12weeks


Main Responsibilities:

* Working as part of a small team of between 2 and 8 people

* The site operates 24hrs Mon to Fri, as well as weekends

* Undertake a shift handover with the colleague coming off shift. Occasional overtime is available and a reasonable level of overtime working to cover absence

* The warehouse operation consists predominantly of transportation of finished goods out of production into the warehouse and loading activities

* Pallets are typically 2.4m wide x 2.4m high x 1.2m deep, and therefore ‘double fork’ FLT handling equipment is used. Records of every product movement, whether transfers from production to warehouse or from warehouse to loading are maintained by FLT drivers.

* Loading is done directly from the warehouse predominantly onto curtain sided trailers or lorries of varying sizes. There is no ‘pre-picking’, so accuracy is critical. There is an occasional need to prepare and load shipping containers for export, which is done observing detailed procedures.

* Quality standard ISO9001, Environmental standard 14001 as well as BBA and LPCB. On a COMAH site.

Education & General Experience:

* A good level of numeracy and literacy is essential – GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English is preferred

* Previous experience of working in an environment certified to ISO9001, ISO14001, BBA, LPCB or similar is preferred

* Experience working with MRP packages such as SAP would be an advantage

* Experience working with various warehouse management systems would be an advantage.

Technical Knowledge / Expertise:

* An FLT licence is essential along with previous experience

* Ability to follow, and/or create work instructions and SOP’s

* Competent working with Microsoft Office packages –‘Word’ and ‘Excel’

* Use of Continuous Improvement tools and techniques – Good Warehouse practices.


* Flexibility is essential – the team relies on each other for seamless delivery of KPI’s in event of skills, holidays, O/T and training shortages

* Focus on KPI’s minute to minute, hour to hour, day to day

* Ability to retain attention to detail for extended periods of time in a busy warehousing and loading environment

* Understand the concept, and deliver the needs and expectations of the Customer (Internal and external)

* Work with facts and data rather than ‘opinion’.

Hours of Work:

* 12 hours Saturday & Sunday 6am-6pm plus 2 x 8 hour shifts in the week on Wednesday and Thursday, rotating 5am-1pm and 1pm-9pm weekly

Pay Rate:

* £10ph with a potential to increase to £11.32ph after 12 weeks plus 10% shift uplift for all 40 hours (Therefore £11ph and £12.45ph including shift uplift)

Salary: £10/annum Potential to increase after 12weeks

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.

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