Warehouse Operative - Nights

East Grinstead

Job Details



Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£22,464 inclusive of night premium

Closing Date

20/09/2019 19:30

Role Profile

The role of a Warehouse Operative is to carry out Warehouse tasks as directed.  This will include picking / Container decanting / Loading / Counter Balance / Reach Truck and any other Warehouse duties deemed appropriate.

This is working a permanent night shift which is any 5 from 7 nights including weekends and bank holidays.

Main Duties:

  • Working in a team environment
  • Working in a safe manner,  adhering to site Health and Safety regulations and Safe Systems of Work
  • Processing the necessary paperwork and performing Inventory related duties
  • To receive and put away stock and accurately maximise location utilisation
  • Operating IT Systems as required
  • To pick stock productively and accurately
  • Operation of Mechanical Handling Equipment
  • Checking of picked stock and assembled loads prior to loading and despatch
  • Working in a physically demanding environment
  • A range of duties to support the operational efficiency and general housekeeping and hygiene standards of the warehouse and the site


  • Previous warehouse experience is desired but not essential
  • Ability to read and understand instructions
  • Ability to count accurately to enable the correct picking of stock
  • Have appropriate hand, eye and foot coordination to effectively use mechanical handling equipment safely
  • Able to work to a high standard of accuracy whilst maintaining quality

About Us:

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.


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