Goods Inwards Operative

AF Blakemore - Logistics



£9.75 - £10.00/hour


Posted: 28/03/2021

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Goods Inwards Operative

This is an exciting opportunity that A.F. Blakemore are recruiting for, in preparation for the opening of their brand new, purpose built multi temperature depot in Bedford. We are looking for experienced Goods Inwards Operatives (12 positions) within the Warehouse operation, who are motivated, friendly, hard-working and passionate. The purpose of the job is the accurate receipt of goods into the depot.

A.F. Blakemore's new Bedford depot is the largest investment made by the family run company. Boasting a size of 160,000sq feet, multi temperature, serving the companies large customer base, built with innovation and the future in mind. The site will have new lithium Ion Fork lift & picking trucks, mixture of Mercedes and Scania HGV’s (Class 1 & 2) to be used by the circa 230 colleagues. Sustainability has always been a focus for the company, and the Bedford depot is no different, solar panels and rainwater harvesting along with supporting staff to enable them to cycle to work.

If you have the desire to work, with drive and determination, then this could be the role for you!

Goods Inwards Operative Responsibilities:

Accurate / efficient receipt of deliveries in accordance with the delivery schedule
 Accurate loading / receipt of company stock transfers and bulk / export customers
 Accurate processing of all goods receipt documentation

Goods Inwards Operative Requirements:

Numerate and literate (essential)
 Warehousing and distribution experience (desirable)
 FLT licence (desirable)

About A.F.Blakemore:

You will be joining a forward-thinking family-owned business which began life in 1917, growing from humble beginnings into a company that now employs more than 7,500 people with a turnover of £1.13 billion. A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd is the 60th largest privately owned business in the UK. We are committed to developing a loyal and dedicated workforce that is focused upon excellent customer service and behaving with honesty and integrity.

Location: Bedford

Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: Ambient/Chilled 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, and Freezer 6am-2pm ( 3 week rota to cover weekends, rest day during week, 1 weekend off in 3

Salary: Starting at £9.75p/h rising to £10.00p/h after 6 months. There is an opportunity to earn a performance related bonus of up to 15% on top of your hourly rate of pay.

Benefits: Company Pension Scheme, Life Cover, Staff Discount, Long Service Awards, Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Volunteering Opportunities, Savings Scheme

You may have experience of the following: Goods In Operative, Warehouse Assistant, Order Picker, Warehouse Operative, Goods Inward, Retail Assistant, Order Packer, Distribution Centre Operative, etc.

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