Our client is one of the largest retailers in the UK and require Freezer Warehouse Operatives to work in a -22 degrees cold store/freezer based in Corby, Northamptonshire.
This role is for a Freezer Warehouse Operative responsible for loading frozen food and drink products from the cold store/freezer on to pallets for collection. Voice order picking is used to pick stock within which does include the manual handling of boxes weighing up to 25kg. You will also be responsible for cleaning as you go and transporting pallets throughout the warehouse.
The 6am-2pm shift is available with an immediate start and can lead to a permanent position. The standard working week does include weekends and a rota will be provided with you working 5 over 7 days on a weekly basis. The pay rate for this role is £9.73 per hour, reflecting the nature of the job required. Overtime is compulsory and will be requested during the 10am break. This can extend the shift by two hours to 4pm or add a sixth day.
Training is provided over two or three days to include the site induction, Health and Safety instruction and basic manual handling. You will be trained on voice picking using a head set with microphone. This dictates the product to pick, the quantity and where the stock is located. The optimum target is 185-195 cases picked and palletised per hour.
The site provides warmed lockers for the storage of PPE worn to ensure they are dry and warm for the next days' work.
You are given two paid breaks of twenty minutes and an unpaid 30 minute break. There is an on-site canteen selling fairly priced food and drink. Available for use in the canteen are microwaves, fridges, kettles and cups. There is even an area with a pool table and comfortable seating. There is an outdoor smoking area provided.
As Freezer Warehouse Operative your duties will include:
Order picking using a voice system
Stacking frozen products on to pallets
Loading and unloading containers
Wrapping and strapping goods on pallets
Manual handling products up to 25kg
Following written and verbal instructions
Picking orders within a set time frame
General warehouse duties as requested by the Team Leader
Ensuring the cold store/freezer is clean and tidy in line with Health and Safety Regulations
Achieving the targets and job standards as set out by the Shift Manager
Escalating problems to the Team Leader as appropriate
The ideal Freezer Warehouse Operative will hold the following skills and attributes:
Awareness of ambient freezer and chilled temperature essential
Voice order picking experience preferred
Warehouse experience in a similar environment is desirable
Good level of spoken and written English for the voice order picking
Using manual handling best practices to lift up to 25 kgs as part of the picking process
Good attention to detail
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Ability to multi task
Ability to work efficiently and effectively as part of a team
All specialist clothing and PPE for the chilled/freezer environment will be provided on-site. Please note - the client has the right to charge you for this if you leave without giving reasonable notice.
These positions are on-going with immediate starts, with the opportunity available to become a permanent member of staff if reliability and the right attitude to work is consistently demonstrated. The site has approximately 120 staff members and is keen to retain the good team working atmosphere.
If this sounds like the right opportunity for you then apply now by calling the On-Site Team on 07903 856034 or 07484 513835 for more information. You will be asked to attend a two hour registration and Health and Safety induction on site and be shown the cold store/freezer area in which you will be working. Any questions, feel free to give us a call.
Please note that this position is offered by the Pertemps On-Site Team. Please do not contact the local Pertemps branch to apply.