Warehouse Operative
Smiths News
Marston Green, Birmingham, GB
6d ago

About the role

To 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
  • Key shift times range from;
  • Day Pack : 06 : 00 to 16 : 30
  • Stock Room : 08 : 30 to 17 : 30
  • Returns : 08 : 00 to 18 : 00
  • Twilights : 17 : 00 / 18 : 00 to 01 : 00
  • Nights : 01 : 00 to 08 : 00
  • About you

  • Demonstrable flexibility to undertake a variety of warehouse duties in a fast paced warehouse environment
  • Tenacious and effective approach to meeting and exceeding targets and delivering an outstanding client experience
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills including :
  • The ability to engage and build rapport with stakeholders
  • Communicating information in a clear and commercial manner
  • Adapting style and content for different audiences
  • Adaptable, positive and effective when working with ambiguity and changing commercial drivers
  • Able to work at pace whilst maintaining an accurate, high quality output
  • Highly organised with a well-developed approach to prioritisation
  • Desirable :

  • Previous experience within the logistics / distribution marketplace
  • What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension scheme with 5% company contribution
  • Life assurance at x2 your annual salary
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Sharesave Scheme
  • Cycle to work
  • Tastecard enrolment
  • Heath cash plan
  • Leisure discounts; Gym, holiday, Theme Parks
  • Colleague Assistance Programme
  • About Us :

    200 years ago we started delivering the nation’s newspapers. Today, we’re proud to be the UK’s largest wholesaler of newspapers and magazines serving 24,000 retailers from superstores to corner shops.

    Service and efficiency put us at the forefront of our industry and with 55% market share we are the leading player in one of the world’s fastest moving supply chains.

    Our teams go further, when others stop, striving to meet to the highest standards in all we do.

  • 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.

    Inclusion and diversity is a key part of our culture. Through our Everyone In initiative, we’re working together to build a more inclusive and diverse workplace and shape a culture that embraces people from all backgrounds, experiences and orientations.

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