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Warehouse Operative

  • Location: England
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Warehouse / Stores / Driver / Forklift / Labourer
  • Date posted: 06/12/2017
  • Job reference: VR/43344
Position: Warehouse operative
Location: Gloucester
Duration: 12 months

Job Summary:
The warehouse operative is responsible for material handling and movement including loading/unloading, storing, picking, issuing, packing/unpacking and labelling of Materials.

The warehouse operative is responsible for inspecting and accepting incoming shipments of inventory against supplier packing lists, ensuring items have been received in a satisfactory state and that outgoing items are correctly packed, with completed documentation.

He/she might be requested to update the Warehouse Management System and support documentation as directed by his/her supervisor.
Responsibilities and Duties:

Performs unloading, inspection, storing, picking, issuing, packing, labelling, loading and disposal of inventory items.

Accepts supplier deliveries checking actual items received are in a suitable condition and per the packing list and/or purchase order and reports discrepancies.

Ensures out-going inventory items are suitably packed and issued with correct and complete documentation.

Optimizes warehouse bin locations to improve efficiency & safety.

Maintains a high level of housekeeping within the warehouse and shipping/receiving areas.

Performs inventory cycle counting and supports in periodical physical counts.

As directed by supervisor, performs tasks associated with Kitting, Kanban point-of-use replenishment and other materials management initiatives.

Investigates and resolves local inventory & warehouse issues, as requested by supervisor.

Ensures compliance with established policies, procedures & Standards.

Complies with applicable company policies including, but not limited, to personnel and QHSE.

May be required to operate a forklift, or other materials handling equipment, on completion of training and certification.

Other duties as assigned.

to be kept current:

Must be physically fit and able to lift heavy items above and below shoulder height and perform continuous standing, walking, reaching and bending duties.
to:
Read, interpret, and carry out written and oral instructions.
Write legibly.
Prepare and maintain routine records.
Determine the quality and quantity of materials received in relation to prescribed specifications.
Perform accurate arithmetical calculations.
Work under pressure.
Maintain good working relationships with supervisors and peers.
Organize and prioritize work.
Interpret information contained in parts and service manuals.
Understand and utilize technical repair terminology and concepts.
Use computer terminal for data entry in MMS
Use light machinery that may include a forklift once training and certification have been completed.