Warehouse Operative

  • Location
    Doncaster, South Yorkshire
  • Salary
    £10.62/Hourly
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Fork Lift Truck
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Engineering, Aerospace and Automotive
  • External Reference
    JN-082021-200080

Adecco Sheffield is looking for an experienced Warehouse Operative to work for a great organisation on a 12 month fixed term contract.


Warehouse Operative


Hours: 37.5 Hours per week (Monday to Friday - 8:00AM to 5:00PM)


Salary: £10.62ph


Start Date: Immediate



What are the benefits from working for Adecco & the client?




  • Candidate of the month incentives for £'s






  • Perks at work - discount vouchers and collect points to spend!






  • Support programmes with a 24/7 helpline






  • Eye care vouchers






  • Competitive pension scheme




The successful candidate will carry out the following role:




  • Perform accurately all material processing tasks including receipt of material, put away, perpetual inventory checking, picking, packing and dispatch.

  • Undertake stock checking and relocation of inventory tasks as directed. When requested carry out checks both electronic & physical, retrieving the required data, taking photographs/measurements if necessary.

  • To operate over the days and hours of cover as deemed necessary by the customer's business and to be available on-call for out of hours cover on a roster if required. To be prepared to swap shifts to cover absence/annual leave. Have a flexible approach over lunch/coffee breaks, ensuring that the task at hand / customer comes first. To ensure the Warehouse does not fail to complete picking & loading each day, stopping back occasionally to ensure this if needed.

  • Respond to out-of-course customer requirements as necessary and ensure all order processing and delivery activity is duly organised and that customer communication is effective and timely.

  • To undertake the duties of the Senior Operative at times of their absence from the business to ensure the operation continues to deliver excellent SLA performance.

  • To be, when required, responsible for organising transport, giving the necessary weights, dimensions, & address details.

  • Participate in continuous improvement activities within the Warehouse to improve the processes in the operation, and/or increase customer satisfaction, using whenever possible the tools & techniques, to solve issues/challenges, at your own level.

  • To undertake all tasks - including housekeeping - and others as required by the Senior Operative and Manager within the warehouse complex in a manner which maintains at all times the safety of yourself and work colleagues.

  • Work in a safe manner, taking reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and other people at work, following appropriate Health and Safety guidance, training and company rules and procedures as appropriate.

  • Report any accidents, hazards or dangerous / unsafe behaviour to your line manager immediately.


Essential Criteria



  • Knowledge of modern warehouse processes.

  • An ability to communicate at all levels within the Company.

  • Customer focused.

  • Flexible approach to working patterns.

  • Ability to work under own initiative and unsupervised.

  • Can work to deadlines.

  • Team player.

  • FLT License is desirable but not essential.


If you are interested please apply via the link.

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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