Warehouse Operative

Undisclosed Company
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
£7.20 per hour
10 Jan 2017
24 Jan 2017
Manpower UK
Job Type
My Client a market leader in advanced LED/ Video and audio technologies are currently recruiting for Warehouse Operatives.

Main purpose of the job: This role will involve prepping and maintaining a wide range of equipment within the group inventory across all Warehouse Departments as scheduled by the Operations Manager.

Summary of principal duties and responsibilities include:
* Prep and maintain a wide range of equipment in line with the Company's standards and procedures.
* Prepare and carry out portable appliance testing where appropriate.
* Assist the Head of Department with routine maintenance and repairs of fixtures within their department where needed.
* Fulfil duties as directed by the Head of Department, maintaining a satisfactory pace with attention to detail.
* Fulfil the stock control system and updating service history where appropriate.
* Inform the relevant Head of Department of any shortages or issues with
*Equipment/consumables for forthcoming orders.
* Assist with the loading and unloading of vehicles as directed by the Warehouse Manager and Head of Department.
* Keep up to date with the latest fixtures and technology.
* Ensure the LEAN process is adhered to at all times.
* Ensure work area and the department is kept tidy and orderly at all times.
* Assist in the undertaking of stock cycle counts with operational departments when scheduled.
* Ensure the Company's quality standards and procedures are met and maintained at all times.
* Report any health and safety issues to the Operations Manager.
*Undertake training as required to assist with personal development within role.
* Ensure that the Company's policies, rules, procedures and obligations are observed in carrying out the above duties.
*The above list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be exhaustive. Employees are expected to adopt additional tasks when required. These tasks will be in keeping with the general profile of the role.

Skills and attributes required:
*Good understanding of the industry and previous experience within a
*Warehouse environment.
*Good understanding of the Company's product range and procedures.
*Ability to learn and retain information in a reasonable time frame.
*Conscientious with a good eye for detail.
*Capable of working to deadlines.
*Basic understanding of LEAN process would be an advantage.
*Good communication skills and willingness to co-operate with others.
*Self-motivated and able to work under own initiative as well as part of a team.
*An understanding of stock control systems and basic IT skills.
*Methodical and keen to learn within the department and willing to keep others
*Informed and updated.
*A good understanding of:
*Electrical safety at work
*PAT testing
*Safe working practices
*Ability to cope well under pressure and changes to work schedule.
*Positive attitude to extra duties and new challenges.
*Ability to maintain a safe, clean and hazard-free environment.
*Ability to understand and comply with the Company's Health and Safety
*Ability to follow and undertake safe lifting practices as instructed.
*Prepared to work additional hours when necessary.
*Reliable with good timekeeping record.

The working week will be Monday - Thursday 09.00-18.00 and Friday 09.00-17.30 with a rate of £7.20 per hour.

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