Warehouse Operative (2pm-10pm shift)

Posted 18 days ago by Bluearrow
Location Andover Job Type Temporary
Salary £8.55 - £11.43 per hour, Benefits: Free PPE, Free Parking, MHE license Sector Driving & Logistics
The role:

My client is a national food distribution company looking to employ a number of warehouse workers on their 2pm-10pm shift. 

You will be picking and packing goods ready to dispatch using a voice controlled headset and hand held scanner. You will use a LLOP (low level order picker) to pick orders in ambient, chilled and freezer areas of the warehouse working towards a daily target of 90% once you have completed your training period of 8 weeks.

  • A drug test will be carried out on a selection day of the role, a failure will be a withdrawal of offer.

Key information:

  • This is a temporary on-going contract and has no set end date
  • You will be working any 5 out of 7 days on a 2pm - 10pm shift – Please note the site is open 364 days per year, and bank holidays are classed as normal working days.
  • You will be working a mixture of weekdays and weekends
  • You will work a weekly rota
  • The site is open every day of the year except Christmas Day
  • Overtime is available throughout the year, and is optional not compulsory

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Picking and packing orders
  • Assembling roll cages
  • Working to targets
  • Working within health and safety regulations
  • Using Voice Controlled pick systems to pick orders for dispatch
  • Working in ambient, and freezer environments

Skills required: 

  • Previous experience in a warehouse role is essential
  • Previous experience picking and packing is preferred
  • Experience working to targets within a warehouse would be desirable
  • A drug test will be carried out on selection day of the role, a failure will be a withdrawal of offer.


  • Canteen on-site
  • Free secure parking
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Working for a well-established food distribution company
  • This role has the potential lead to a permanent contract for the right candidate
  • Leading rates of pay after 12 weeks
  • Reward scheme for Blue Arrow employees

Transport links:

  • Free, secure parking on-site
  • 20 minute walk from the bus stop
  • Located close to the A303

Recruitment checks for this role:

  • You will need a passport, full birth/adoption certificate or residency card to apply for this role
  • You will also need a proof of national insurance number
  • You will need a current proof of address
  • Due to the nature of the role you may be subject to drug and alcohol testing
  • You will need a good level of spoken as well as a written understanding of English
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