Vacancies - Warehouse Assistant/Packer

Location: Highgrove Warehouse, Knockdown, near Tetbury
Department: Retail
Contract: Permanent

What you'll be doing

You will assist the Warehouse Manager and a small team with a range of key tasks which are essential for the efficient operation of the warehouse, Highgrove shops and the Highgrove website. These include picking and packing of orders, dealing with stock deliveries and driving the company Luton box vehicle.  You will be required to support the team with stock checks and maintain accurate computerised stock records.  This includes loading/unloading stock and is quite a physical role which involves heavy lifting.

Main responsibilities

  • Checking and booking in deliveries from suppliers onto stock system.
  • Picking and packing stock for the Highgrove shops and the website customers.
  • Storing the stock in the warehouse according to its agreed location.
  • Assisting the Warehouse manager with stock takes as required.
  • Driving and delivering goods to Highgrove shops and events
  • Providing holiday cover for the warehouse team.
  • Assisting with supervision of temporary staff (e.g., at Christmas)
  • Ensure Health & Safety checks are carried out and accurately documented.
  • Carry out other duties that are reasonably requested by your manager.

    What you'll need

    • Ability to lift and move stock which involves heavy lifting
    • Full driving licence
    • Forklift experience
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work as part of a team
    • Attention to detail for counting and documenting information within the warehouse
    • Ability to work under direction and in a systematic way
    • Flexibility with start and finish times
    • Reliable and punctual

    Hours of work

    • 40 per week - 7:30am to 4:00pm with half an hour for lunch
    • At busy times (e.g. Christmas), weekend and additional hours may be needed
    • Holidays cannot be taken during peak times

    If you would like to apply, select 'Apply Now' above and send your CV (stating 'Warehouse Assistant/Packer' in the subject line) together with information on the skills and experience you will bring as soon as possible.

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