SPAR - Retail Assistant
James Hall & Co
Davenham, Parkside Garage, London Road, Davenham, Cheshire, GB
3d ago

Warehouse Operative

Based at our state-of-the-art distribution centre on the outskirts of Preston, James Hall & Co. Ltd. have been established for over 150 years proudly serving communities across the north of England as supplier and distributor to over 600 SPAR stores.

Our operations team are an integral part of the business and have maintained service levels through difficult periods ensuring our customers get what they need, when they need it.

We are proud to be one of the biggest employers in Lancashire with over 3000 colleagues who represent our core values of passion, enterprise and family every single day.

About the Role

As a warehouse operative you will have an important role to play as a part of a team that ensures our stores receive the products they need.

We rely on every single employee in the warehouse and it’s your energy that helps us deliver to over 600 SPAR stores

What will I be doing?

  • Assembly and packing of orders ensuring that goods are packed accurately and safely
  • Ensure that the moving of equipment (roller trucks, units, racks, pallets etc.) is carried out safely.
  • Motivate team members and provide assistance to the management team.
  • Replenishing stock
  • Assistance with seasonal activity
  • A Few Things About You

    This role will keep you on your toes and is for fast thinkers with an eye for accuracy. Through a personal headset that will be programmed to your voice, you will be given instructions to pick and pack selected products for each store.

  • Self-motivation to work hard and do everything to the best of your ability
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workloads effectively to meet business needs and deadlines
  • Good attention to detail when working quickly
  • To be a positive, organised individual, capable of working as team member or on their own initiative
  • Have a flexible approach to working hours
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job
  • James Hall & Co. Ltd. have one simple vison : to still be in business in another 150 years!

    To make this vision possible we need the best people to join us on our journey. We are a family company and we believe that if we look after our people, they will look after us.

    Here are some of the benefits that you can take advantage of as an employee of James Hall & Co. Ltd.

    Company Doctor -We care about the health and wellbeing of our people. That is why you will have access to our company doctor with the ability to book appointments directly.

    Free On-site Parking - You don’t have to worry about paying for parking or getting from your car to the office as our site boasts a secure car park with over 1000 spaces.

    Subsidised Canteen We know how hard our people work so when hunger strikes, we have an excellent on-site canteen that offers a wide range of freshly cooked meals, salads, sandwiches and confectionary plus free tea and coffee

    Learning & Development We want all of our colleagues to reach their full potential. That is why you will benefit from our in-house learning and development team who will provide you access to fully funded accredited training and industry recognised qualifications.

    Life Insurance There’s nothing more important than family. We offer life insurance to all of our employees so you can have peace of mind during your career at James Hall & Co. Ltd.

    Grocery Aid We understand the importance of mental health. We work with the national charity Grocery Aid to provide all colleagues a 24 / 7 helpline service that is free, independent and confidential.

    Grocery Aid also offer a wide range of other fantastic services to support you when you need it.

    We also offer staff discount, cycle to work scheme, company sick pay, bereavement pay, enhanced pension scheme and our famous Christmas Hamper!

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