£23000/annum Basic Salary, plus bonus & benefits
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Warehouse OperativeLocation: Bristol (Patchway)Package: Basic annual salary £23,000 plus Bonus & flexible company benefits Hours: 40 hours across Monday-Friday OnlySector: Packaging Distribution The Company Macfarlane Group PLC is the UK’s largest packaging distributor and we are seeking to urgently recruit an experienced Warehouse Operative to join our established logistics team based at our newly relocated National Distribution Centre in Bristol. As a business, we are passionate about providing fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions augmented by outstanding customer service. As a Group we are continuing to grow significantly and always keen to attract talented new individuals to our business.The Warehouse Operative Role Working at our Bristol based National Distribution Centre, you shall play a key role in ensuring that customer orders are fulfilled accurately and on time. Undertaking a range of warehouse related duties encompassing both goods ‘in’ and ‘out,’ (to include forklift truck driving) you will be expected to maintain close working ties with all areas of the site including the sales and purchasing teams.Warehouse Operative Key Responsibilities
Accept deliveries from suppliers, ensuring goods are stored in the appropriate location.
Pick, load, and dispatch goods to the customer base in a timely manner
Using forklift trucks to maneuver stock items and products within the warehouse area
Receive and process customer or supplier returns
Participate in stock counts, when necessary.
Maintain high standards of customer service at all times to suppliers and customers.
Work in partnership with the Sales office to ensure customer delivery dates/times are achieved.
Work in a constructive manner and promote co-operation between departments and RDCs across the group.
Comply with regulatory requirements.
Work within the Company’s ISO9001 and ISO14001 policies.
Do you have the correct profile? Ideally, we are seeking applications from individuals who have credible warehouse environment experience. It is important that you live locally (or within a sensible daily commute to our site in the Patchway area of Bristol). You will be a true team-player with a flexible and positive work attitude and strong communication skills. It’s important that you are ‘health & safety aware’ whilst having enjoyed balanced exposure to goods ‘in’ and ‘out’ duties. Experience of driving (and a valid license) a counterbalance forklift truck is essential. Reach truck experience (and/or license) would also be advantageous, although we’re prepared to train the successful applicant (in line with a signed training agreement). Our Benefits We provide a competitive basic starting salary and operate a range of rewarding bonus/incentive schemes. Our flexible employee benefits package can include: - 25 days annual leave (rising to 27 days with service) plus all public/bank holidays.
Additional Holiday purchasing scheme (run annually)
Contributory pension scheme
Free parking at the majority of our site locations
Annual (company paid) volunteering day
Employee assistance program to support & advise with well-being & any issues
Extensive range of training/development & potential progression opportunities
Employee discount scheme (discounts on several major retail/leisure brands)
Simply Health/Dental Cover option or BUPA cover for qualifying roles
Enhanced HR policies relating to various employee rights & entitlements
Long service awards (5-40 years)
Charitable giving options
Financial support with eye-tests/purchasing glasses (DSE users only)
O2 Mobile discount scheme (up to 25% off)
Candidate referral scheme (awards £750 for referring successful applicants to Macfarlane job vacancies)
Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement. How to apply/next steps This is an urgent appointment whereby we will be working to identify and review the very best of applicants swiftly in the hope of selecting the successful candidate to commence with us ASAP. Please note that Macfarlane Group supports ‘hybrid working’ where possible and we often conduct our first stage interviews via video. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. All applications will be acknowledged, shortlisted applicants normally hearing from us within a week or two. Unsuccessful applicants will also be notified at the end of our process, although if you haven’t heard from us within 2-3 weeks of applying, please assume your application has been unsuccessful. NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE
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