Warehouse Colleague Home Delivery


Job Details


Harlow DC

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£10.14 per hour

Closing Date

30/06/2021 11:00

Role Profile

Due to contract expansion we have a number of exciting opportunities for individuals to work in our friendly warehouse in Harlow, Essex, which is operated on behalf of our customer IKEA.

If you enjoy a varied workload and are keen to develop your career in a growing and fast paced organisation, this could be the next career move for you!

Do you care about your environment? We have several initiatives to support our local environment and charities with fun fundraising events throughout the year.

These are full time roles working a four on four off shift system of 12 hours per shift.  This will include working weekends and Bank Holidays.

In return you will receive great benefits making these just some of the reasons which make Wincanton a great place to work:-

  • 20 days’ annual leave including bank holidays
  • On Site parking
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • I Smile – High Street Discount Vouchers
  • Discounts with Company’s such as the RAC, EE Mobile Phones
  • A safe working environment where a uniform is provided free of charge
  • Focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary
  • Access to a company pension scheme with employer contributions

The role of a Warehouse Operative is to carry out Warehouse tasks as directed. This will include labelling of items, planning loads, loading vehicles using PPT, securing loads and any other Warehouse duties deemed appropriate.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Working in a team environment in a safe manner adhering to site Health & Safety regulations and Safe Systems of Work
  • Ensuring Quality is of the highest standards and all stock is handled with care so it arrives at our customers in perfect condition
  • Labelling items accurately to ensure they arrive at the correct destination
  • Operating Mechanical Handling Equipment
  • Checking of stock and loading the stock onto vehicles ready for dispatch to our customers
  • A range of duties to support the operational efficiency and general housekeeping and hygiene standards of the warehouse and site


Person Profile

  • Previous warehouse experience is desirable 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
  • You will be reliable, self-motivated, a strong team player and will have a flexible approach to work

About Us

It is an exciting time to join us…Wincanton is a leading Third Party Logistics (3PL) firm, providing supply chain consultancy and solutions to some of the world’s most admired brands in the UK and Ireland.

As the largest British logistics company we work in diverse Industry Sectors such as Retail, Consumer Goods, Energy, Defence, Construction and Milk adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistic challenges. We put our Customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our Customers business’s better every day”.

We employ approximately 17,500 people across more than 200 sites and have a 3,400-strong fleet of vehicles.

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

With continued success and business growth Wincanton have opportunities for exceptional Candidates…

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