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Warehouse Good in Operative

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Location: Gateshead, Tyne and Wear Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £8.85 per hour Industry: Warehousing
Posted: 13 days ago Contact: Victoria Dodd
Apply by: 7/04/2018 Contact Email: newcastle@meridianbs.co.uk

Our client is looking for a Goods in Operative to work at their site based at Team Valley on a temp to perm basis at a rate of £8.85 per hour.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Accurate picking, packing and vehicle loading of retail food orders.

  • Unloading, accurate checking and storage of inbound frozen and ambient food product.
  • Care and use of various items of manual handling equipment (FLT and Ride-On pallet trucks)
  • Active engagement in the development of company procedures, working practices and continuous improvement and open feedback on Health and Safety issues.
  • Ensures vehicle maximum payloads are not exceeded and that loads are secure.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to work as part of a team and to understand and follow instruction.
  • Able to plan and organise own workload.
  • Possesses understanding of WMS and Pick and Pack technologies and ability to continuously improve own knowledge base and skills.
  • Possesses awareness of Health and Safety regulations relating to warehouse operations (Manual Handling,Risk Assessments, Accident Investgation and Near Misses).
  • Possesses good communication skills and a "can do" attitude.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products Excel and Word.


  • Work experience in relevant industry (e.g Food Retail, Chilled and Ambient Distribution, Express Distribution and Warehousing.)
  • Reach or Counterbalance Forklift licence and experience.
  • Must be willing to work additional hours which will include night work and occasional weekend working.
  • To comply with all Company policies and procedures and deliver within the standards of all certification bodies ie: ISO 9001 Quality, ISO 14001 Environmental & BRC (where applicable).

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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