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Job Description

Job Title:
Senior Warehouse Operative

Dependent on experience – we are more interested in attitude and someone willing to learn.

Job Purpose:
You will be the senior operative in the warehouse. Major responsibilities include day-to-day order picking and fulfilment, dispatch management, checking and putting away deliveries, and ensuring the organisation of the warehouse is well-kept. You will be involved with the administrative side of these tasks and will guide less experienced members of staff. You will be trained to cover the administration required for when the warehouse manager is off-site.

Kelvedon, Essex

Hours of Work:
Monday-Friday 8.30am-5pm

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with regular stock takes to help maintain inventory accuracy.
  • Ensure delivered goods are checked, signed for, and put away correctly. Complete the relevant administration (goods booked in and recorded against outstanding orders), with any discrepancies communicated to relevant members of staff.
  • Allocate available stock to outstanding orders, create customer delivery notes, and pick goods against the customer delivery note – then dispatch via a pallet, carrier, post, or our own vehicles, depending on weight, bulk, and locality.
  • Load the vehicles for the next round of delivery runs, ensuring the appropriate vehicles are used depending on the weight and bulk of the total dispatch.
  • Ensuring the warehouse is kept tidy and organised at all times.
  • Adhere to health and safety regulations at all times.
  • Support management on shift – you will lead the day-to-day administration required for when the warehouse manager is off.

Person Specification:

Essential Skills:

  • Good communication and organisational skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently but also work well with others.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office packages and email.
  • Willing to get stuck into anything and learn new skills (most crucial in an SME business).

Desired Skills:

  • Driving Licence – the premises are in a remote area with no access to public transport, so being able to get here is essential.
  • Forklift licence.

Personal Qualities:

  • Willingness to undertake training and expand skills.
  • Has the motivation and drive to get stuck into anything and learn new skills – we want our staff to be long-term so we promote within.
  • Great sense of humour – we are a friendly bunch who believe the workplace should be a happy place to work, so it’s important you are able to fit in.


  • Competitive Salary + bonuses.
  • Opportunities for promotion – we reward those who are an asset to the business and we want them to stay.
  • Free on-site parking.
  • Bank holidays and weekends off, no night shifts.
  • Social company events throughout the year.
  • Company pension.

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Corrie Brennan

Quote Reference PI002387

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