Job Title

Warehouse Operative

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Job Description

Role Purpose

Our leading client are seeking a highly capable and experienced operative to work in a new and dynamic warehouse in Daventry. You will be receiving goods, picking and packing products. This will involve a substantial amount of manual handling including bending, stretching, stooping, reaching and lifting. The use of a counterbalance forklift will form a substantial part of your daily duties and a full driving licence is required. You will be expected to work both as part of a team and on your own initiative.

Principal Responsibilities

  • To receive goods into the warehouse checking quantity, quality and to highlighting any and all discrepancies.
  • To issue goods at the appropriate time to the correct people whilst keeping accurate records.
  • To conduct stock checks in an accurate manner and report and record the results.
  • To use the forklift in a safe and effective manner for the unloading, loading and storage of goods. When needed to use a company vehicle to deliver goods to sites within the UK.
  • To complete housekeeping within the warehouse and yard as required.
  • To work with the warehouse manager and colleagues to ensure all tasks are completed.
  • To cover the duties of other team members when needed.
  • To complete daily and weekly checks on all vehicles and equipment and to accurately record the results
  • To comply with all Health and Safety requirements
  • To undertake training and refresher training in order to complete your job.
  • To pick up goods in a company vehicle from authorized suppliers if required.

Skills & Competencies (evidence of)

  • Forklift Certificate
  • Full UK Driving License
  • IT Literate
  • Strong Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Understanding of stock and quality  control
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety regulations
  • Must be able to meet physical demands of the job
  • Flexibility in line with business requirements
  • Ability to represent the company in a professional manner at all times


  • Full UK Driving License
  • Counterbalance Forklift Certificate
  • Previously worked in a warehouse