Mail Sorters

Recruiter
Location
Greater Manchester, Rochdale
Salary
£5.55 - £7.20 per hour
Posted
17 Oct 2016
Closes
31 Oct 2016
Ref
MC1597
Contact
Manpower UK
Job Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time
We are currently looking for Christmas Casuals to work at OL11 1SA
The Christmas period is naturally a very busy time of year for Royal Mail. To help us handle the increased volumes of mail we require casual workers to sort mail in our mail centres from the 14th of November through to mid-December.
In the mail centre you will cover various indoor roles in a warehouse environment, you could be unloading mail from vans, moving large volumes of mail around in trolleys, sorting parcels and letters manually or operating machinery. It is a fast paced environment and you''ll be working to efficient methods to meet our business performance targets. A mail centre can process over a million items in a shift and you'll be a valuable part of making that happen.
As a Mail Centre postwoman or postman, you will need to be flexible and adaptable, changing from one role to another to move the work quickly along the processing chain.
Shifts will be allocated on a first come first serve basis at the Registration Events so we advise that you apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment
If you are under 18 you are not legally allowed to work night shifts
You'll need to be:
Punctual and reliable
Able to work to tight deadlines
Accurate and have attention to detail
Flexible and adaptable as you are likely to undertake several different tasks in one shift
Able to stand for long periods of time
Able to push trolleys weighing up to 250kg
PLEASE NOTE:
DURING THE APPLICATION YOU WILL BE ASKED FOR YOUR SHIFT PREFERENCE, THE OPTIONS WILL BE EARLIES, LATES or NIGHTS OR WEEKENDS.
Typical shifts available at this site are:
EARLIES 06:00 - 14:00
LATES 14:00 - 22:00
NIGHTS 22:00 - 06:00