Warehouse Operative

  • Job Reference: CFC4 (GENERAL & FREE
  • Date Posted: 6 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Ocado
  • Website: https://www.ocado.com
  • Location: Erith, Kent
  • Salary: £9.20 to £11.70 Per Hour
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations, Trades & Services, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Warehouse Operative - Erith - Full time

Salary: £9.20 up to £11.70 per hour including night shift premium

  • Starting rate - £9.20 per hour

  • Night shift premium (between the hours of 10pm and 6am) - plus £1.50 per hour

  • Freezer premium for all hours worked - plus £1.00 per hour

  • Overtime paid at basic x 1.25 or 1.5


Start and finish times for Pick and Pack:

Days Shift - 06:00 to 16:00
Night Shift - 18:00 to 06:00

You will be picking and packing customer orders into totes using a state of art system, ensuring the highest quality packing standards and bagging the totes ready for the picking area.




Start and finish times for Despatch:

Days Shift - 06:00 to 17:00
Night Shift - 19:00 to 06:00

Our Despatch team are responsible for loading customer orders into the delivery vans and de-kitting the returned assets. You will be trained to use hand held device in this role as well as Mechanical Handling Equipment.




Start and finish times for Inbound:

Days Shift - 06:00 to 17:00
Night Shift - 19:00 to 06:00

You will be receiving the goods from suppliers and decanting the products into totes using a state of the art system. This role will also require you to go in the freezer from time to time (you will receive a premium for this).



Start and finish times for Freezer:

Days Shift - 06:00 to 16:00
Night Shift - 18:00 to 06:00

You will be part of our team of warehouse operatives, working in conditions that have temperatures below -20℃, receiving, picking, packing and loading our customers' orders using state of the art systems that enables us to offer our customers an award winning service.



  • All areas of the warehouse (except the freezer) have both ambient and chill (0 to 5℃) sections and you will be expected to work in both areas.

  • The role of a warehouse operative require you to be on your feet and mobile at all times as well as carrying out repetitive tasks and potentially lifting up to 15.5kg weights.

  • You will be working any 4 days from 7, which will include working weekends.

  • All roles within the warehouse will require you to handle meat and alcohol.


Join Ocado this Christmas as a Warehouse Operative and work for the world’s largest and fastest growing online grocery retailer. You will work within an extremely safe & clean, fast-paced, high-tech warehouse environment, where you will have the opportunity to develop your career.

  • Subsidised restaurant and company shop with amazing discounts

  • Wellbeing initiatives

  • Liftshare and Cycle to Work schemes

  • Life assurance, pensions and free shares

  • Earn £500 when you Refer a Friend!


Be part of Ocado, and contribute to providing our customers with an award-winning service!
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As part of Ocado being Disability Confident, if you have any difficulties in completing the online application, please call the Recruitment Team on 01707 228111