Warehouse Operative (Coddington)

Venesky-Brown’s client, a public sector organisation in Glasgow, is currently looking to recruit a Warehouse Operative for an ongoing contract on a rate of £13.20/hour PAYE. This role will based onsite. The working hours are 37 hours per week.




– To work as part of a team that consists of over 200 operations staff and management. To work over a 3 shift 24/5 operation within a 150,000 Sq Ft warehouse operation utilising manual handing equipment (MHE) such as forklift trucks and Low Level Order Picker (LLOP).

– The post holder has both direct and indirect contact with hauliers/suppliers in the processing of orders and book-ins.

– To undertake warehouse operation tasks as directed by team leaders and supervisors.

– To ensure that products are picked correctly and accurately based on the instructions relayed via radio data terminals (RDT’s)

– Scheduling unloading of supplier’s vehicles and ensuring unloading of pallets is carried out on systematic basis.

– Goods receipt of supplier deliveries, ensuring supplier delivery notes corresponds with NDC pre-advice delivery schedule paperwork.

– Ensure the timely despatch of cages and pallets to customers

– Pick, pack, quality check, load, and despatch customer orders as per communicated daily schedules

– To provide a comprehensive warehouse service to Operations, working closely with team leaders, supervisors and shift managers

– Contribute and provide appropriate support as an integral part of the Warehouse Operation’s team.

– Using the Red Prairie warehouse management system (WMS) and Radio Data Terminals (RDT) to pick, pack items of stock for locations throughout Scotland.

– The provision of regular information from the WMS to ensure that stock levels are replenished and picked to agreed levels and timescales.

– The use of MHE (FLT, LLOP’s) to manoeuvre stock around the warehouse and to load and unload supplier’s vehicles.

– To ensure that general good housekeeping practises are regularly maintained and monitored for compliance. To ensure that Health & Safety, Risk Assessments, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH), Safe Systems of Work and Accident/Near Miss reporting regulations and procedures are complied with at all times.

– To report immediately to the Team Leaders/Supervisors any issues or problems, which may affect the Warehouse, function on its performance.

– Conducting stock check procedures when directed by the system.

– Ensure work equipment is checked prior to use with any defects being reported to the Warehouse management team. Carry out pre-shift checks before the use of all Mechanical Handling Equipment.

– Undertake comprehensive training in the use of cardboard and polythene bailers; the use of a tote wash machine, the use of multiple types of MHE, the use of powered battery changing machine, the use of PC’s and RDT and the use of scissor lifts.

– Ensure the safety of the vehicle delivery loads is maintained through communication and checks are completed with our Ceva contracted transport department.

– To ensure accuracy and integrity of stock received at Goods-In, performing quality checks and using stock knowledge to correct any stock receipt anomalies; preparing stock safely for put-away to bulk; operating fork lift equipment to accurately place stock (upwards of 10 metres high) within the bulk racking, using RDT’s to determine the location; using forklifts to position stock within the picking areas as instructed by the RDT; using initiative to relocate stock when required; picking stock with high levels of accuracy (while under time pressure) and applying knowledge of units of issue and other customer ordering specifics; checking the quality and accuracy of stock at the loading bay; physical loading stock onto vehicles ensuring safe loading of pallets/cages, and ensuring correct paperwork is despatched with the relevant orders.



Essential Skills:


– A minimum of 1 year’s warehouse experience (with 3 years being desirable) in a Fast Moving Consumable Goods (FMCG) warehouse.

– Training on MHE Forklift truck RTITB assessor training – external 5 days or internally certificated.

– Low Level Order Picker (LLOP): trained by an RTITB instructor.

– Manual handling skills and awareness.

– Working knowledge of warehouse operations.

– Good RDT keyboard skills.

– Good level of numeric/literacy and practical skills

– Good communication skills required.

– Ability to remain calm whilst working under pressure.

– Policies in relation to Health and Safety, Fire and COSHH

– Post holder should be reliable/flexible to meet the demands of the service we provide to our customer.



If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.

Job Overview

Warehouse Operative (Coddington)
Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland, Scotland
£13.20 per hour -

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