General Warehouse Operative

Are you an experienced, articulate & highly motivated Warehouse Operative looking to develop your career with one of the UK’s leading furniture wholesalers? If so, we would love to hear from you!

Our client, a furniture wholesaler supplying major furniture retailers throughout the UK, are currently recruiting for an experienced General Warehouse Operative in preparation for their move to a new state of the art facility in Knutsford early 2023.  As General Warehouse Operative, you will be responsible for processing daily deliveries of goods in and out of the warehouse along with other general warehouse duties. The right individual will ensure tasks are undertaken in a timely manner in an extremely fast paced environment and have the ability to work to tight deadlines with a flexible approach. You will receive full on the job training, but past experience in a role of this type will be an advantage.

Initially, the position will be based in Cheadle with the anticipated move to Knutsford in early 2023. This role offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with the opportunity to develop further within the business.


As General Warehouse Operative you will report directly to the warehouse team leader. You will be responsible for processing daily deliveries of goods in and out of the warehouse along with other general warehouse duties.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Picking and packing orders
  • Loading goods for dispatch on our own vehicles
  • Ensuring any loads are safe and secure
  • Stacking and wrapping pallets
  • Storing goods in the warehouse using manual processes, forklift, and manual handling aids
  • Accepting incoming goods and comparing them against paperwork, reporting any shortages or damages.
  • Loading outgoing goods for external logistics companies and checking against paperwork, rectifying any shortages or damages before loading and reporting any issues as a matter of course.
  • Ensuring all areas of work are clean and tidy including general housekeeping tasks.
  • Complying with company Quality, Health Safety and Environment policy at all times.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent punctuality and attendance
  • Ability to work both on their own initiative and within a team
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, with a positive attitude
  • Good time management
  • Embraces challenge and is a confident, rounded thinker
  • Is self-aware, resilient, passionate and optimistic
  • Adaptable and open to change
  • High levels of motivation and action orientated with good accountability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate with good numeric skills
  • Willingness to move with the business to a new location in Knutsford in early 2023
  • Flexibility to travel within the UK and to our head office in Ireland on occasion

Key Benefits:

  • 10% discount on furniture
  • Company Performance related Bonus Scheme
  • Onsite secure parking
  • Health & Wellbeing incentives
  • Employee excellence awards
  • 20 days holiday per year along with bank holidays

If you feel that this could be the right role for you then apply now and we’ll be in touch.

  • Date Posted:
    25th May 2022
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