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Warehouse Operative

  • Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire, England
  • Salary: Basic: £18-22k + 20 Days Holiday + Pension + Overtime
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Fast growing, family run fragrance business in Kettering seeks a Warehouse Operative / Chemical Compound Blender to begin a career within our production team. This is a varied role and would suit someone with an interest in Chemistry, Biology or other scientific discipline.

SALARY: £18,000 - £22,000

· 20 Days Holiday per year plus Bank Holidays
· Pension
· Overtime available
· Exciting and unique working environment

LOCATION: Kettering

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Kettering, Corby, Northampton, Market Harborough, Thrapston, Bedford, Huntingdon, Peterborough

· Family run business - family culture, a good work-life balance
· Good salary and excellent overtime potential
· Opportunity to build a career within the business

JOB SPECIFICATION: Warehouse Operative / Chemical Compound Blender

Reporting to the Production Team Leader, you will be responsible for preparing and measuring precise dosages of high-value liquids in order to meet client orders. You need to be physically fit, adept at reading and following instructions with no room for error. You will be working in a small team and will need to support other areas of the business when needed. Ultimately, the goal is to ensure ongoing production targets are achieved in as efficient a way as possible.

REQUIREMENTS: Warehouse Operative / Chemical Compound Blender

To succeed in this role, you MUST have:
· Experience working in a warehousing or a manufacturing environment. Ideally from a chemical, scientific or laboratory setting.
· Physically fit to work within the warehouse
· GCSE or equivalent grades at Pass or above (A-C Grades)
· A full UK driving license

A Forklift truck, Counter Balance, LLOP or Reach license (in-house experience is fine) would be a strong preference.


The company supply and manufacture essential oils, absolutes, aroma chemicals and vegetable oils, predominantly to the health and beauty, cosmetic, pharmaceutical and flavour industries. The business pride itself on its family-orientated, fun and collaborative culture where you are more than 'just a number' and are a valued member of the team. You are encouraged to grow and progress and we will support this.


You will be asked to take on more responsibilities and become involved in other areas of the business as the role develops. We will promote from within wherever possible.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Chemical Mixer, Chemical Compound Mixer, Warehouse Operative, Production Operative, Chemical Compound Blender, Chemical Blender, Fragrance Blender, Fragrance Mixer, Health and Beauty, Cosmetics, Pharmaceutical, Fragrances, Flavor, Consumer Goods

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Antonia D'cruz quoting Warehouse Operative - Chemicals and reference AD15236 to DD: +44 ##### ######Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 ##### ######. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.



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