Warehouse Assistant

We are looking for a candidate to assist our Warehouse Manager and support our delivery and installations team. Experience in the retail furniture industry is ideal but not essential, but the candidate must have demonstrated experience working with varied product lines in terms of size, weight and type. The candidate must be fit and strong, as there is significant lifting involved.

Key Responsibilities
 Regular and frequent heavy lifting of furniture
 Assist with our current stock control and order management systems
 Careful loading and unloading of delivery vehicles
 Ensuring efficient control of delivery schedules
 Prepare goods in items for picking by delivery and installation teams
 Supporting the installation teams in order to ensure client satisfaction
 Ensure the day-to-day work is carried out in a safe manner and all accidents are reported and investigated
 Any other tasks appropriate to this position
 Driving a Bendi forklift truck
 Occasional opportunities to work alongside the fitting team on Showhomes and developments – thus gaining experience across all aspects of project installations and client facing

Key Requirements
 Able to lift heavy items for installation on a regular and frequent basis
 Fluent in both written and spoken English
 Must be 25 years old or above for insurance purposes
 Previous warehouse experience is essential – preferably in the furniture industry
 Trained to drive a Bendi forklift truck would be an advantage – training can be provided
 Able to work using own initiative as well as being part of a team
 Job holder should be reliable, proactive, trustworthy and possess a high level of common sense
 Good timekeeping and able to organise task completion in a timely manner
 Must have knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook
 Possess a willingness to learn and undertake new challenges
 Good geographical knowledge of North West London
 Full UK Driver’s Licence and use of their own car is essential

Benefits
 Working Hours: Mon-Fri 8.00am – 5.00pm; full time with flexibility; some overtime required based on business needs
 Staff discount scheme
 Company Pension scheme
 4 weeks paid holiday plus all public holidays

Disclaimer
Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted and that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person’s gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.

Job Summary

Job Title Warehouse Assistant
Location Watford
Job Type Permanent
Salary £20k
Last Updated 08/06/2018
Reference SF40691
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