Warehouse Operative

Location. Morley, Leeds

Salary. £20k-£25k depending on experience

Start. Immediate

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We have a brand new vacancy for a Warehouse Operative to work at our new Morley site (LS27) in West Yorkshire.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast paced environment within a rapidly expanding company.

Role purpose:

To complete vehicle loading and unloading for both domestic and international vehicles and various warehousing functions for both the transport and logistics operations, ensuring all tasks completed to the highest standards.


  • To ensure that the cargo delivered is correct and located in the correct area of the warehouse.
  • To ensure orders are processed, picked, labelled and scheduled in date sequence where appropriate, and in line with customer and transport needs.
  • To correctly process and produce relevant paperwork and ensure loading and unloading warehouse requirements from customers and the Viamaster office team are fulfilled
  • To pick, co-ordinate and assist material movement between warehouses
  • To assist the team to meet the appropriate level of service to both internal and external customers
  • To assist in managing difficulties or discrepancies relating to stock management –shortages, high stocks & low stocks.
  • To follow all paperwork and verbal instructions, completing and maintaining accurate paperwork for internally and externally facing activities
  • To follow instructions from the relevant Manager and/or Supervisor on a daily basis ensuring all requirements are met.
  • To comply with any company systems such as time clocking procedures.
  • To ensure that all activities are undertaken in a safe manner as defined by the standard operating procedures and the task and manual handling risk assessment, with safety always taking priority
  • To ensure that any safety related issues identified are either resolved or escalated to the Warehouse Supervisor/Manager.
  • To assist in housekeeping, such that at all times the warehouse and yards areas are clean & tidy.

Knowledge skills and experience required:

  • Good organisational ability and able to prioritise work
  • High level of health and safety awareness
  • Ability to communicate effectively – in both written and verbal form to ensure information is timely and accurate
  • Demonstrable experience in a warehouse/despatch environment
  • Able to work to deadlines and tight timescales.
  • Have commitment to good team-work and be a good team player
  • A willingness to multi-skill and be flexible in approach
  • Counterbalance & Narrow Aisle Articulated Forklift Trucks and hold a current RTITB accredited licence for both.
  • Ideally you should have a good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.




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Posted 2 years ago