Warehouse Operative Jobs

Warehouse Operatives make sure that stock is stored in the right place and the right amount of stock is ready for collection when it is needed. Warehouse Operatives will report to the Warehouse manager who is responsible for the efficient running of the warehouse and is in charge of the Warehouse Operatives.

Warehouse Operatives will work 37-40 hours a week, often on a shift system with opportunities for overtime. They will find that they are mainly working in light and airy warehouses. They will be involved in lifting, bending, stretching and carrying.

Duties of Warehouse Operatives

Warehouse Operatives will have duties include checking, storing, packing and moving goods. It is necessary for them to be physically fit and able to work quickly, able to cope with paperwork and keep records on computer and be honest and reliable. It is essential that warehouse operative jobs follow health and safety regulations.

There are over 400,000 Warehouse Operatives Jobs in the UK. Employers include supermarkets and high street shops, mail order companies, distribution companies, manufacturers, government departments, the National Health Service and the Armed Forces.

There are no minimum qualifications for Warehouse Operatives. Colour vision tests may be given for some roles. Some employers of Warehouse Operatives may require qualifications such as A levels/H grades and a growing number of companies are recruiting graduates as management trainees.

There may be opportunities for Warehouse Operatives to progress to team leader, supervisor and warehouse manager.

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Job Listings

  1. Forklift Driver

    Location: Paisley

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Warehouse Operative

    We are currently recruiting for an highly skilled forklift driver to join a well-established company based in Paisley on an ongoing temporary basis. 
    As a Forklift Driver you will need to:

    Have experience of driving a Counterbalance and Reach Forklift truck
    A valid licence for both counterbalance and reach 

    The ...

  2. Forklift - Loader

    Location: Renfrewshire

    Salary: £7.83 p/h

    Category: Driver - Forklift

    We are currently recruiting for an highly skilled forklift driver to join a well-established company based in Hillington on an ongoing temporary basis with a high view of going permanent.
    As a Forklift Driver you will need to:

    Have experience of driving a counterbalance forklift
    A valid licence for both ...

  3. Customer Services Administrator - Logistics

    Location: West Lothian

    Salary: £17000 to £22000 p/a

    Category: Customer Service

    This well-established, niche distribution company is looking for an efficient Logistics Administrator who has relevant experience within the logistics industry and meticulous planning skills to join them to cover a maternity contract.  Initially until the end of the year, there is a high chance that the role will become permanent ...