Skilled Operative

Job Summary:

Prepare daily orders by allocating and pulling stock/products and placing them in the delivery area.  Loading and un-loading of Suppliers / own vehicles.

Maintain the good working order of the warehouse.  Being responsible for transporting goods / products to the customer / site and completing the relevant administrative duties.  Keeping an accurate record of all costs incurred while on duty.

Perform various furniture service duties including delivery, installation, assembly, organisation and waste management for the client.

Perform various fit out duties on site.  Liaise with the project and site manager to gain instructions for the site.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Implementing Health & Safety standards
  • Maintaining a high level of professional conduct
  • Responsible for the upkeep of tools, all equipment and PPE supplied
  • Thorough product knowledge
  • Thorough site knowledge
  • Accepting deliveries into units 4 & 5
  • Collecting and delivering goods/products for site
  • Loading and un-loading of goods/products by hand or forklift
  • Placing/storing of goods/products in the correct storage area
  • Stacking of empty palettes
  • Photographing and reporting broken/damaged goods to the office
  • Removal and separation of materials (rubbish/cardboard/packaging) on site and in both units 4 & 5
  • Assemble or dis-assemble furniture on site or in the warehouse
  • Carry out repairs to furniture/accessories
  • Checking orders against paperwork prior to departure from the warehouse, prior to delivery and signed when delivered.  Make notes of any information changes on paperwork
  • Loading jobs/products into vans and carrying furniture into customers offices or products onto site
  • Complete daily vehicle checks and report and faults/repairs.  Return the paperwork to the office
  • Possible overnight stays (when required)
  • Possible weekend work (when required)
  • Vans are loaded, driven and parked within legal regulations
  • Planning and checking daily routes
  • Flexible with overtime
  • Complying with and implementing ISO and GDPR

Secondary Job Duties:

  • Assisting with any company roles

Additional skills and qualifications:

  • Professional, clean and tidy appearance
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Attention to safety and detail within the workplace
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to lift and carry goods
  • Good customer service
  • Willingness to update and carry out training
  • Full driving licence
  • CSCS Card
  • Forklift licence
  • Furniture installation and fitting experience
  • General site experience

If you have the relevant skills and experience and are seeking a new career, then send your CV to, with the subject line referring to the position and where you found it. Alternatively, call 01772 886799.

Keywords: Skilled Operative, Warehouse Operative, Warehouse Assistant, Warehouse, Manufacturing, Logistics

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