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Warehouse Operative





Posted: 09/10/2021

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A Bit About Us:

We’re a team of individuals who go to great lengths to make sure our customers are the happiest customers out there. We may sell everything from washing machines to PlayStations, but at our core we’re a people business. 

We launched in 2000 as a result of a £1 bet in a Bolton pub. 18 years later we have a 5* TrustPilot rating (after 100K reviews), expanded our business into Europe and floated on the London stock exchange, but we never lose sight of what we’re about.

More About the Warehouse Operative Role:

Our Transhippers work on the night shift reporting directly into the Nightshift Supervisors. They need to be able to work well in a busy team with other Transhippers and Outbase operational employees including our De-Briefer.

Here's What You Can Expect To Be Doing As Our Warehouse Operative:

Does this sound like the challenge you are looking for?

As one of our Warehouse Operative you will play a key role in our customer journey and will make sure that our customers are at the heart of everything we do by being  driven enough to ensure that the right appliance go to the right customers, on time and in excellent condition. You will do this by;

Working to deadlines unloading products from the trailers and loading onto 3.5t and 7.5t delivery vehicles using the correct transhipping process.

Assigning the products to the correct delivery vehicles using pick sheets

Checking that trailers going back to Head Office are loaded correctly

Using the correct manual handling techniques and safe systems of work in line with H&S training

Reporting any accidents, product issues or damages

Operating the FLT to process returned items

Other general warehouse responsibilities

A Few Things About Our Warehouse Operative:

It is important that our Warehouse Operatives work together and stay motivated throughout the night shift. You need to be  smart enough to work independently and be trusted with the tasks you are given whilst being  bold  enough to report any issues and be passionate about customer service. There are plenty of opportunity to progress for any of our operatives who demonstrate the right drive and determination you can develop your skills and progress to other positions within our business.


You must have excellent attention to detail and have shown this in your previous experience

Experience of working under pressure or to deadlines

An understanding of handling large products is desirable

Experience in warehousing or logistics is desirable but not essential

Able to complete heavy manual handling within strict H&S guidelines


Must be an excellent team player and able to work well with people at all levels

Enthusiastic with a “can do” attitude

Able to remain calm and focused under pressure

Reliable and self-motivated

Why Choose AO:

It’s not about the job you need now, it’s about who you want to be and where you want go. The thing about AO is that you don’t have to leave to move on. We have the kind of environment where people learn and thrive and be the best they can be. That’s our values talking.

“ Our people are our biggest asset, they’re our culture: that unique, indescribable thing that makes us really different. ”

Great People Deserve Great Things:

As an AO employee you can take full advantage of our benefits package. As well as fundamental benefits, like pensions and holidays, we have designed our “AO Perks” to help you out financially, make your work life a little easier or make your home life a lot more fun.

If you fit the bill and are ready to join our fast-growing company as our Warehouse Operative, click “Apply” now – we want to hear from you

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