Warehouse Operative - Produce


Job Details


UK Northampton Sainsburys - 11465

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£11.69 p/h + £1.83 p/h shift allowance (18:00 - 06:00)

Closing Date

22/01/2021 23:45

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.

An opportunity has arisen to join our Warehouse Team as a Warehouse Operative in our Produce chamber. In your role you will be responsible for contributing to the delivery of exceptional service for our customer. Please be aware this chamber will involve lifting up 25kg of produce on a daily basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Completing a number of manual handling tasks, with and without the use of MHE.
  • Ensuring the picking, assembling, relocation and despatching of stock is completed to the required standard.
  • Completing tasks using a handheld warehouse management device.
  • Accountability for the timely and accurate distribution of stock and goods.
  • Contributing towards our culture of trust, respect and togetherness.
  • Adhering and investing in our award winning health and safety standard.

Experience, skills and attributes

  • Friendly and helpful, keen to contribute and add value to the site.
  • Motivated and committed
  • Driven with high personal standards.
  • Flexible – Shifts require weekend work as the depot operates 24/7 working between the hours of 18:00 - 02:00 and 20:00 - 04:00. We also have avaliable part time 20 hours per week between the hours of 20:00 - 00:00. We are also offering a fixed shift pattern of Tuesday - Saturday at a reduced hourly rate.
  • Ability to meet targets within set timescales, ensuring we always meet the customer’s service requirements.
  • The ability to understand and follow both verbal and written information.
  • Naturally curious, willing to learn and develop



Your place in our world

Warehouse Team Manager
Warehouse Operative - Produce