Warehouse Operative / Warehouse Assistant / Forklift Driver
- South East London
- £21k pa
Job Title: Warehouse Operative Location: South East London Salary: £21,000 per annum The company is a stockist, producer and bespoke fabricator of aluminium with a strong brand and a reputation for a high quality service and product. Since the company's formation in 1979, continuous growth and innovation has seen GA become an established and respected supplier of a wide range of aluminium extrusions, profiles and sheet materials, together with a 5 star fabrication service. The company stands for 'best value' by providing the very highest standards of customer service linked with technically advanced production and processing methods. The company has always believed in putting ourselves in the customer's shoes, to ensure wherever possible, that our products, services and media, both meet and exceed customer expectations. Job Role: - The company is seeking an individual who is looking for a new challenge and who can add value to their Warehouse and Production team, helping the company grow and move forward. - The main objective of this role is to support and enhance the company's ethos of providing a top quality product and service. Primary Function: - Overall responsibility for the Warehouse, including all warehousing needs, material inspection, associated paperwork, health and safety. - Take whatever actions are required within the parameters of the company procedures to ensure compliance with the daily packing and dispatch of customer orders, often to prescribed deadlines. Main Responsibilities: - To carry out the various tasks associated with the Warehouse, such as heavy load manual handling, picking/packing, stock loading/unloading, goods inspection, general premises keeping duties. - Using hand tools to assemble/fabricate purpose made wooden packaging crates to suit different sized and shaped loads. - Drive fork lift truck. - Ensure material inspection procedures are consistently followed to comply with the company's high quality standards. - Co-operate with other company employees regarding stock movement and packaging needs - Organise and participate in stock checking exercises - Attend to the processing and raising of both computer generated and handwritten paperwork - Manage warehouse packaging material stock levels - Assist in the Workshop with the processing of materials including the drilling and cutting of aluminium profiles and sheets. - Maintain a flexible and positive approach to the many varied responsibilities detailed in the written company procedures or indeed any other task that may be reasonably required of you. Necessary Experience, Personal Qualities, and Skills: - Good English language verbal and writing skills, and mental counting ability - Fork Lift Truck driving experience, preferably Reach Truck - Good understanding of manual handling practices - Experience of assembling/fabricating purpose made crates, pallets, etc. - General warehousing abilities - Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, - Ability to work within a team, but manage one's own workload - Organised and a logical thinker - Ability to multi task and be adaptable to the varied tasks required - Proactive, positive, and flexible approach to work - Self-motivated and able to use own initiative - Ability & willingness to work in an unheated environment - This role would ideally suit a physically fit and able second/third jobber who has worked within an industrial warehouse environment. The right candidate will possess a positive 'can do' attitude. At least 12 months' industrial warehouse experience, the ability to multitask and prioritise, good packing skills and an eye for detail. Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role. Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Warehouse Operative, Warehouse Person, Goods Inwards Warehouse Operative, Warehouse Assistant, Warehouse, Process Operative, Processing Assistant, Line Operative, Production Operative, Servicing Operative, Forklift Licence, Driver, Warehouse Driver, FLT Driver, Warehouse Components, Distribution Assistant, Logistics Assistant, Logistics Operative, Distribution Operative will also be considered for this role.