Overview

Warehouse Operative

Warehouse Operative – Huntingdon – £23,634p.a. + benefits. Our warehouse operatives are responsible for unloading and storing stock received from our manufacturing site, along with loading wagons ready for home delivery. The products are mostly mattresses, bed frames and bedroom furniture (heavy items) so please consider this when applying.

The Role

We are hiring Warehouse Operatives with FLT licence for immediate starts who will be responsible for ensuring that all daily warehouse tasks are completed under the supervision of the Warehouse Team Leader.

Working Hours: 37.5hrs per week. Rotating Shift 7-3, 2-10. Monday to Friday

Your role will involve:

  • Receiving, storing and loading of customer specific orders and stock, into the delivery units ready for delivery.
  • Ensuring the right stock is picked from the correct location and goes to the right bay, minimising errors
  • Doing stock counts, safety checks, processing returned goods as required
  • Using manual and mechanical operations to move incoming stock from suppliers
  • Ensuring all handling, Health and Safety procedures and operating standards are maintained in line with company policies.
  • Being part of a great customer service delivery operation so that we remain a leading provider of logistics services.

Full job description available on request

The Skills

  • Previous manual handling experience and experience of working within a warehousing environment preferred
  • Previous experience of Warehouse Management Systems would be beneficial
  • FLT Licence &/or counterbalance 2.5tonne Licence are desirable but not essential
  • Ability to lift and manoeuvre heavy customer products
  • Understands the importance of their role in Home delivery and its contribution to the wider customer experience
  • Understands the importance of an effective warehousing operation to the wider customer experience
  • Self-Motivated, disciplined & Positively contributes to the team, creating a ‘Great place to work’
  • Desire to deliver on our promises to our customers.

The Benefits

In return for your contribution to the team’s performance, we offer a competitive base salary plus
all these extra benefits:

  • *Employee discount scheme for Bensons products
  • *Medicash – cashback options for Health and wellbeing services (dental, optical, virtual GP, other healthcare services and more)
  • *Unum Income Protection – for peace of mind if you’re off work long term due to illness
  • *Pension scheme – provided by Legal & General
  • *Discounted Gym membership
  • *Cycle to Work scheme
  • *Annual leave buy & sell scheme – you can top up your holiday entitlement or sell unused days to suit you
  • *Enhanced maternity and adoption leave
  • Access to Retail Trust services (guidance and support on retail issues, mental health, wellbeing & financial topics)
  • Learning and development programmes to gain new knowledge and skills
  • Career progression – access to internal opportunities to build your career within Bensons for Beds
  • *Long service awards and ‘Love to Shop’ voucher rewards to spend as you like

(*qualifying periods and terms apply)

About Bensons for Beds

We’re Bensons for Beds! We put Sleep Wellness™ at the heart of everything we do. With 100 years of experience in sourcing and manufacturing the best quality beds, frames and mattresses, at Bensons we understand how to design the perfect, tailored sleep experience. We have 170+ locations and employ c 1800 colleagues. Under new ownership of Alteri Investors we have an ambitious 3 year plan to grow the business further and achieve our mission of being the market leading bed retailer with a strong omnichannel presence.

If you’re looking for a great Warehouse role, we would love to have a chat…

Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Salary: £23,634 + Benefits

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