Warehouse Operative

Job Title: Warehouse Operative
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Milton Keynes
Salary: £8.21 per hour
Start Date: 2019-10-17
Reference: 257100172
Contact Name: Niamh Kelly
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 17, 2019 13:41

Job Description

Our client is looking to recruit a Warehouse Assistant for their food packing contract within a busy logistics warehouse in Ridgmont, Milton Keynes. The successful candidate will assist the Team Leader with associated paperwork and will have a full understanding of the factors which impact production targets.

The position is Monday to Friday 2pm-10pm. Flexibility is required to work two hours overtime and the occasional weekend days as and when required.

The job role is carried out in a controlled food environment and it is a legal requirement that you always wear the provided mob cap, beard snood (if applicable), white overcoat and shoe protectors and regularly sanitise your hands. You will need to pass a basic food handling test before starting work.

As Warehouse Assistant your duties will include:

Supporting the Team Leader in their duties and achieving targets
Ensuring health and safety compliance in a strictly conforming food production environment
Monitoring the line to ensure each kit has the correct food products added
Monitoring the storage containers feeding the line to ensure they are filled and with the correct product for each box
Ensuring the correct operating of the machinery
Supporting the Team Leader by providing holiday and sickness cover as required
Achieving the targets and job standards set out by the Team Leader
Performing any reasonable request from the Contract Manager

The ideal candidate will hold the following skills and attributes:

Level 2 in Food Hygiene
Food production background in a warehouse environment
Basic engineering ability/understanding
Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to lead, supervise and work as part of the team
Good attention to detail
Being adaptable and flexible in your approach to work

Please note that this site has limited access by public transport. Please check the train times before applying for this role. For those with transport, there is ample free parking and the site has 24 hour Security.

Please ring Wendy on 07484 513841 to apply. You can be shown the environment in which you would be working to gain a full understanding of the role. You will be registered and Health and Safety inducted before commencing work.