Logistics / Warehouse Operative + FLT C/B & Bendy (24/7 Shifts)

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Logistics / Warehouse Operative with FLT C/B (Essential) and FLT Bendy (Desirable) fluent in English plus good administration, numeracy and IT skills is required ASAP for a permanent position in the Standish / Wigan area. This role attracts a salary of £24,000pa + benefits (see below). One full week off every 4 weeks, working 12 hr shifts, 7x days and 7 Nights over a 4 week shift rota.

Salary & Benefits:-

  • £24,000pa
  • 23 days holiday
  • Hours of work 24/7 shift pattern incl. B/Hols (7am – 7pm & 7pm – 7am), 1 week off every 4 weeks
  • Occasional O/T at 1.5x
  • Company Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance.
  • Company sick pay (after qualifying period)

Job Summary: Reporting to the Warehouse Manager, you will work as part of a team servicing production, picking and packing finished goods and raw materials ensuring the highest standards of service are delivered in line with business and customer requirements.

The successful Logistics Operative + FLT (C/B & Bendy) day to day duties will include:

  • Work as part of a team servicing production, picking and packing finished goods and raw materials ensuring the highest standards of service are delivered in line with business and customer requirements
  • Comply with company H&S, Environmental and Quality guidelines and maintaining a tidy environment.
  • Operating warehousing equipment safely, including forklift trucks, in order to carry out your duties. Identify and promptly report any problems or faults relating to your area or any other area of your responsibility
  • Operate equipment and issuing raw materials to the presses in line with the order requirements and the print plan
  • Taking responsibility for removing all RTS reels from the print presses, weigh and record the weight, strap and place in the RTS holding location
  • Dispatching goods off the system daily and looking ahead what can be combined shipments
  • Emptying all bailers on factory floor, ensuring the strap is weighed and that all bailed wasted is removed to the bailed waste holding location outside
  • Emptying cardboard skip on shop floor and remove unused 6″ cores from shop floor, ensuring waste is removed to the cardboard waste skip outside
  • Removing, weighing and recording all used set up reels from print and conversion and dispose in relevant skips.
  • Wrapping, strapping and booking in finished goods in
  • Operating a forklift truck to unload raw materials and load finished goods deliveries, ensuring all paperwork including receipting, booking in & despatching is accurately completed
  • Managing pallet stocks ensuring used pallets are removed from the shop floor, maintain stock levels of pallets used for finished goods and re-stock interleaves for finished goods pallets
  • Daily picking & packing of finished goods & raw materials
  • Re-palletising and load any reels ready for despatch
  • Loading and unloading deliveries ensuring deliveries are logged and stored correctly
  • Providing support to colleagues and carry out any additional duties requested of you as and when required

The ideal candidate for this Logistics Operative + FLT (C/B & Bendy) role will have the following experience, skills and characteristics:

  • Recent experience with a busy manufacturing, production or logistics environment.
  • Current FLT C/B licence (Essential) FLT Bendy (Desirable) and Powered Pallet Trucks (Desirable)
  • Exposure to quality, health, safety and environmental standards and practices within a production setting.
  • Knowledge of H&S, quality and environmental standards and practices within a production / manufacturing.
  • Good administration, IT and numeracy skills
  • Some experience of basic administration / record keeping.
  • Familiarity with all logistics practices and handling methods.
  • Fluent in English (oral, reading and writing)
  • Able to use own initiative with strong attention to detail, flexible, pro-active, hardworking and adaptable team member able to multi-task and work to tight production timescales.
  • Be able to work with the minimum of supervision

Key words: Logistics, FLT C/B, Warehouse Operative, Stores Person, Logistics Coordinator, Service Operative, FLT Bendy, Powered Pallet Trucks / PPT, Stock Control, Goods In / Out, Administration, HSEQ, H&S, Production, Manufacturing, Quality Control, QC, Wigan, Standish, Chorley, St Helens, Leigh, Preston, Lancashire

The successful Goods In / Storesperson will need to be flexible as you may be required to work at other sites and there may be overtime and other duties not mentioned in this job description. You will have the relevant experience, FLT license/s, be punctual, conscientious, keen and have a practical approach to work.

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You could be right for this Logistics Operative position if you’ve previously worked as any of the following: Logistics Coordinator, Production Service Operative, Warehouse Operative, FLT C/B Driver, Logistics Administrator etc.

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