Warehouse Operative/ Relief Driver

Employer
Undisclosed Company
Location
Essex, Basildon
Salary
£19500 - £20070 per annum
Closing date
9 Nov 2020

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Job Purpose:

Primarily to provide effective warehouse operation duties for the client in the Basildon branch & sales area. Duties will include but not be restricted too; the correct storage of stocked goods, the continual rotation of stocked items, the picking and preparing for despatch of customer / transfer orders, the safe loading & unloading of vehicles, the close monitoring of stocks, maintaining good housekeeping of the warehouse area and generally working within systems & procedures laid down by the Company.

Key Responsibilities:


  • At all times; to adopt, encourage and enforce the clients core values and principles.
  • To receive and accurately process in accordance with Company procedures all Goods-in, checking them for quantity and quality, progressing them to completion (including the 'booking in' of goods if trained & instructed to do so) and to the complete satisfaction of your BM.
  • To receive and accurately process in accordance with Company procedures all site picking lists, checking picked items for accuracy, quantity and quality, progressing them to completion (including the 'booking out' of goods if trained & instructed to do so) and to the complete satisfaction of your BM.
  • To store away all stock goods in a safe, proper and good manner. Operation may / can include; manual handling, climbing up and down safety steps, the use forklift trucks (both Reach and / or Counterbalance), pallet trucks.
  • To Pick / Pack goods for despatch, at all times checking accuracy, correct goods, quantity and quality of goods. Operation may / can include; manual handling, climbing up and down safety steps, the use forklift trucks (both Reach and / or Counterbalance), pallet trucks.
  • The safe loading and unloading of vehicles. Operation may / can include; manual handling, climbing up and down onto lorries, the use forklift trucks (both Reach and / or Counterbalance), pallet trucks.
  • Adopt safe manual handling operations. Lifting and carrying of goods (manual handling) limited to 25kg per person.
  • If trained & instructed to do so, to receive and accurately process in accordance with Company procedures, customer's orders at the trade counter, progressing them to completion and to the complete satisfaction of the customer.
  • If trained & instructed to do so, undertake operation of the trade counter facilities.
  • At all times and in conjunction with your regional BDM & BM, promote products and services.
  • To liaise with other branches, via your BM / other designated person / sales office on stock transfers / transferred orders, keeping the site and / or the customer informed at all times on items such as delivery, shortages and completions, ensuring complete customer satisfaction.
  • Maintaining good stock control, stock monitoring and stock rotation.
  • To liaise with your BM (or other designated person) on items of low stock items to ensure that correct stock levels can be maintained.
  • Ensuring at all times a clean & safe warehouse working environment and at all times complying with the Company's policy on Neatness & Order.
  • To regularly remove, skip and never allow the build-up of scrap packing materials, redundant goods and rubbish.
  • To ensure that all stocks are stored in a safe and proper manner, and when handling stocks particular attention is paid to the Company Policy relating to 'safe handling / manual handling / PPE'.
  • To ensure that galvanised spiral tubes are stored in a safe and proper manner, and when handling these tubes particular attention is paid to the Company Policy relating to 'safe handling' and use of PPE.
  • To follow at all times proper spills procedures, dealing with all spills and build-up of any cutting fluid promptly.
  • To ensure that in conjunction with your BM (or other designated person), a pre-shift inspection is completed for all forklifts and that a log of inspections is left at your location for inspection at any time.
  • Report to the BM (or other designated person) / ROM / JMD as soon as reasonably possible, any matter of damage etc. to pallet racking / warehouse doors / building.
  • To become familiar with all aspects of warehouse operations that relates to your position and if trained & instructed to do so, trade counter operations.
  • To accurately count & record, as and when directed by the BM (or other designated person) items of stock for the purposes of snap shot, month end, ad hoc / discretionary stock counts or annual stock takes.
  • To participate in as directed by the Branch Manager, the Company annual stock takes / stock counts and branch discretionary / ad hoc stock takes / stock counts.
  • At times assist your BM in providing procedural, product and services training to new members of branch staff as is appropriate to your and their role.
  • To ensure all FLT safety guards, warehouse barriers etc. are in place and used at all times, and to be aware of all Health & Safety requirements. (See Health & Safety Policy Statement and Risk Assessments).
  • At all times work in accordance with the Company's Health & Safety Policy and ensure compliance with all statutory regulations. To also work within the confines of and abide to the Company's Risk Assessments and Control Measures.
  • To always work within the confines of and abide by the Company's staff & site rules

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