Warehouse Operative
Birmingham, United Kingdom
3d ago

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better.

We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com

The Job's Mission

The Warehouse Operative will support the company’s distribution activities to meet quality standards and exceed the customers expectation.

They will have responsibility for ensuring all production activities are completed (receiving, put away, picking, pacing and shipping) to ensure our customers received their orders.

There will also be a requirement to support with non-production activities (inventory-based activities, continuous improvement initiatives etc.

to ensure the operation remains compliant and evolves to better support the business.

Key Activities & Accountabilities

  • Support the department manager in achieving divisional KPIs and objectives.
  • Responsible for delivering all production-based activities :
  • Receiving products and putting away in locators,
  • Picking, packing and shipping products to our customers.
  • Support with non-production-based activities :
  • Empty locator checks,
  • Cycle counting,
  • Lot consolidation,
  • Continues improvements.
  • Escalate any discrepancies or operational issues to the department manager.
  • Identify area for continuous improvement, increasing efficiencies and reducing costs.
  • Build relationships with internal and external stakeholders at local and regional level.
  • Promote a safe working environment and champion quality, ensuring all activities are completed with 100% accuracy.
  • Drive engagement to align with the company’s culture.
  • Be an expert in departmental processes.
  • Any other reasonable request in line with the operational needs of the business.
  • Education

  • GCSE or higher.
  • Experience

  • Experience within a team in a warehouse or similar environment an advantage but not essential.
  • Competencies

  • Collaboration we achieve more together, and the Supervisor should lead by example and seek to collaborate at every opportunity.
  • Innovation just because it is the way it has always been done like that does not mean that is the best way. We encourage people to be creative and think outside of the box to set ourselves apart from our competitors.
  • Relationship building relationships are the foundation of a strong team and a robust network of relationships across the organization are pivotal to our success.
  • Decision making in a dynamic environment the ability to show sound judgement and make effective decisions is vital.
  • Proactiveness in a fast-paced operation being ready for anything is vital and a proactive approach and the ability to manage individual and team workload is a key attribute.
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