Warehouse Operative – Birmingham – Full and Part Time – Full Time – Birmingham

  • Permanent
  • Birmingham
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: West Midlands (County)
  • Salary: £8.72/hour


About the Warehouse Operative Role (Day shift)

We have a range of hours available from 26.5 per week to 37 per week.

Joining us as a Warehouse Operative, you’ll support all aspects of the effective day to day operation in our warehouse location; the role involves the sorting, packing and returns of newspapers and magazines to our retail partners.

In this interesting and challenging role you will be responsible for:

Labelling and sorting of newspapers, magazines and parcels

Packing of all newspaper and magazine products using the tracking process

Loading and unloading of newspapers and magazines (using a forklift only if trained and authorised)

Ensuring a high standard of good housekeeping, health & safety, cleanliness and security

Tying/strapping of bundles as necessary

Achieving pack accuracy and cost targets

Ensuring compliance with legislation and company policy

About You:

Although a track record in warehouse processes would be desirable, demonstrable flexibility to undertake a variety of warehouse duties in a fast paced distribution environment would be considered. You’ll also be able to evidence:

Strong communication skills and the credibility to effectively build relationships with all team members and management

Tenacity and effective approach to meeting and exceeding targets and delivering an outstanding client experience

Adaptability, positivity and effectivity when working with ambiguity and changing commercial drivers

Ability to work at pace whilst maintaining an accurate, high quality output

Highly organised with a well-developed approach to prioritisation

Although not essential, experience of working in Newspaper and Magazine distribution would be advantageous.  

About Us:

Part of Connect Group PLC and the UK’s leading newspaper and magazine distributor, Smiths News currently has a 55 per cent share of the UK market and distributes 40 million newspapers and 14 million magazines each week. Smiths News enjoys a 200 year-old distribution heritage, and serves 35,000 customers from its 39 nationwide distribution centres, operating in the world’s fastest moving supply chain.

Working on behalf of all major national and regional publishers, Smiths News distributes a diverse range of print media to general retailers and smaller independent newsagents.

Salary: £8.72/hour

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Birmingham

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

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