Goods In – Warehouse Operative

Permanent, 37.5 Hours, Melmerby, North Yorkshire, Competitive Salary

This highly energetic role includes offloading deliveries using a Forklift truck (FT licence is required), check and booking in stock, stock rotation, layout control of the stock and packaging. It also includes picking items prior to delivery to the packing lines. Loading couriers for despatch and transferring stock between warehouses. Occasional external deliveries maybe required and you will be responsible for the health & safety of yourself and others around you while adhering to the company’s policies and procedures.


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Loading and unloading of deliveries by a Forklift Truck.
  • Completing delivery paperwork and updating systems where appropriate.
  • Picking and checking stock prior to delivery to the packing lines.
  • Highlighting stock discrepancies to stock control.
  • Undertake and complete stock takes.
  • Ongoing stock rotation.
  • Managing the movement of stock in external warehouses.
  • Understanding and act on new product/change to existing product processes.
  • Manage the layout and space control in the product and packaging warehouses.
  • Assist with the training of new and temporary employees.
  • Responsible for health and safety in your area of work.
  • Carry out other reasonable duties as required by the employer or Line Manager.
  • Keeping uniform and PPE clean, ensuring hygiene and health & safety standards are met.

What competencies and skills are required?

The ideal candidate would have:

  • GCSE’s to include English and Maths at grade C/4 or above, or equivalent.
  • Fork Truck Licence.
  • Previous experience in a warehouse/goods in environment.
  • Confident communicator- both verbal and non-verbal communication.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Hardworking and committed to company goals.
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Ability to rise to a challenge at busy times.