We are now recruiting Mail Processors at National Distribution Centre .
Job reference number 87149
Do you enjoy working in a team? Tight deadlines not a problem?
Royal Mail is now recruiting Network Mail Processors. If you are punctual, reliable and have a flexible approach, you are the type of person we’re looking for.
Five centuries in business has made Royal Mail more than a household name. We connect companies, customers and communities across the country, delivering a ‘one-price-goes-anywhere’, universal postal service to more than 29 million addresses across the UK.
Our market is changing, but as one of the UK's leading companies we are focused on achieving our vision of being recognised as the best delivery company in the UK and across Europe. We want to be more commercial, flexible and efficient and are employing our strong brand and a range of new products and services to achieve this.
Our logistics team are responsible for keeping everything moving. They ensure that millions of pieces of mail are delivered on time every year across the UK and internationally.
Without logistics we simply wouldn’t be able to function. The physical transportation of mail is what we do.
About the role
Processing of mail takes place in the distribution centre. This is a 24 hour function and has an early, late and night shift. Mail is accepted into the Cross Docking area from distribution lorries and, once further processing has taken place, is loaded back onto the distribution lorries.
You will be working in a loud, busy factory-style environment where you will be standing for long periods of time, sorting mailbags so they can be put into cages according to their destinations. You will have to carry mailbags weighing up to 11kg. The role involves working as part of a team to achieve tight deadlines. You will be responsible for loading and unloading wheeled containers from vehicles into dispatch lanes. This involves pushing wheeled containers weighing up to 250kg.
39 Hours Per Week, Full Time, Tuesday to Friday, 22.00pm to 06.00am & Saturday, 19.00pm to 02.00am
20 Hours Per Week, Part Time, Tuesday to Saturday, 22.00pm to 02.00am
We are looking to offer Permanent contracts.
• Shift Allowance for working unsocial hours
• Holiday entitlement starts at 22 days on entry increasing with service (pro-rata)
• Contributory Pension Scheme after qualifying period
• Corporate Discounts
• Childcare voucher scheme where you can save tax and National Insurance by paying for your childcare by the childcare plus scheme, and an excellent maternity / paternity leave policy.
• Development Opportunities
• Full uniform provided
Does this appeal to you? Do you have the drive and dedication we need and do you want to work for a company that has stood the test of time? If so, this position may be for you. Royal Mail has been around for 350 years and delivers to every address in the UK.
Please note, once our maximum number of applications has been reached, this vacancy will be withdrawn.
We are an inclusive employer with equality, diversity and fairness at the heart of our values. We welcome applications from individuals from all different backgrounds and are committed to promoting fair participation and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants.
Distribution, Mailroom, Operations, Night