Job: Stock Control Operative 2018-02-21T13:25:26+00:00

Stock Control Operative

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Stock Control Operative to join our expanding team. You will be based at our waste processing facility in Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent), working within a team of people to manage hazardous and non-hazardous waste using equipment such as a fork lift truck.

You will be working within a team of 4 (to be 5 with yourself) and will report to the Stock Control Manager.

Essential Qualifications – Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck Licence (less than 3 years old)

Main Duties

You will be based outdoors at our waste processing facility, working as a Stock Control Operative, using a Fork Lift Truck, in our busy operations team. You will be:

  • Preparing waste materials to be dispatched off site while ensuring minimal non conformances
  • Listing of outgoing loads, preparing driver paperwork using inhouse computer software, general data entry
  • Ensuring all areas of site are neat, tidy and compliant at all times
  • Processing waste accordingly – some duties include manual sorting and processing

Experience Required

  • Safe pallet handling/ processing environments
  • Using a computer to input data, sending emails, making telephone calls to other internal departments
  • Conducting physically demanding tasks

You must have a valid Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck Licence.

Essential Skills

  • Ability to work safely and keep a tidy working area
  • Ability to communicate well with others
  • Be comfortable working within a team as well as on your own initiative
  • Be able to comply with company procedures and standard operating practices
  • Capable of working in a hands-on role
  • Be comfortable working in an outdoors environment
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to prioritise own workload accordingly

Qualifications that would be advantageous

Whilst experiencing of handling chemicals/ waste materials would be advantageous, this is not essential as training can be provided. If you have had any of the following training, please include in your CV/ covering letter: 360 Excavator, PASMA training, First Aid Certificate, COSHH Training.

Essential Details

Position – Stock Control Operative
Location – Burslem, Stoke-On-Trent
Career Progression: Opportunities to progress to Team Leader
Essential Qualifications – Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck Licence
Salary – up to £20,370 per annum (£9.04 per hour, plus night shift allowance)
Additional Payments – overtime, Workplace pension scheme
Working Hours – Shift pattern (mornings, noons, and nights).  Some weekend work may be required.
Holiday Allocation – 20 days rising to 25 days based on length of service, plus bank holidays

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