Warehouse Operative

  • Location
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary
    £ 9.5 - £ 11.4 / Hourly
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Chemicals & Paints
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

Immediate opportunity to join the Adecco team of Distribution Support Assistant's, working onsite at the Cambridge Assessment warehouse in Cambridge, CB22 4FZ.

We are currently operating discreet shift bubbles as a covid-19 safety measure, meaning you will work with the same team each week. This includes a 20% pay enhancement, taking the pay from £9.50 to £11.40 per hour.

Hours of Work

Monday to Thursday - 06:00-13:45/14:15-22:00

Friday - 06:00-12.15/12:45-19:00

Rotating at 36.5 hours per week

Applicants would be required to work the full working hours of each shift as part of the weekly rotation.

The Role

You will assist in the processing of educational assessment related materials and to collaborate in other areas on behalf of Group Print and Operations as required, ensuring a high level of accuracy and quality are maintained.

Whilst you will be working within a warehouse environment not all areas of the role will be physical or require heavy duties. Should you require light duties please advise as part of your application so that we can ensure we consider you for the right departments.

What we are looking for

Experience as a Distribution Assistant is not required but any warehouse experience would be beneficial. You will need to have excellent attention to detail, willingness to work with technology, and a great work ethic to learn fast.

Application Process

  1. We will contact all shortlisted applicants to complete a short application verbally or online

  2. We will also ask you to complete an Assessment Quiz designed to assess your attention to detail and health & safety awareness

  3. Those who pass the assessment will need to:

  • Provide documentation for their Right to Work in the UK

  • Provide 2 references

  • Sign the contractual documentation online


All new recruits will be required to meet with us on-site to complete an induction a day/week before their first shift.

We thank all applicants for their interest, if you do not receive a response it means your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Emma Barrett