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
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
Previous experience within the logistics / distribution marketplace
What we can offer you
Pension scheme with 5% company contribution
Life assurance at x2 your annual salary
25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
Cycle to work
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.