Materials Packer / Warehouse Operative / Picker

Posted 21 October by Goodfellow
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Job Title: Materials Preparation and Packer

Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE29 6WR

Salary: Circa £19,000 depending on experience

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview:

The Company is a UK-based company with subsidiary operations in the USA, France, Germany and China. They supply materials which are used for research, development and specialised manufacturing applications.

The Role:

The materials preparation and packing department is a key element within the customer service proposition. This work provides a critical factor within the supply chain and the attainment of the company's strategic goals globally.

You will play a key role in their customer service proposition in making sure that the customer gets the right product to the right specification, in the right time. Working in an efficient and effective manner, you will deal with a range of product requests, ensuring that they reach the customer in great condition.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Upon receipt of customer orders, confirm and check order details
  • Identify order requirements from stock and update stock quantities via internal stock management systems
  • Select pre-cut or packaged materials for the orders as required while maintaining and storing stock to a safe and accurate standard
  • Measure, weigh and cut various materials to specified size and tolerance in line with customer orders
  • Test and inspect parts against requirements of orders
  • Prepare and package a variety of materials for delivery to customers while maintaining a safe and tidy working environment
  • Ensure products are safely and securely packaged using the correct label and suitable packaging
  • Despatch materials via courier and collection scheduling
  • Ensure that all tasks are performed to the required standard and quality to meet both internal and external customer requirements
  • Document processes and procedures for new or newly revised product designs
  • Identify and communicate opportunities to improve processes in support of efforts to increase standardisation, reduce costs, reduce cycle times and improve safety
  • Set up and operate equipment to produce products that meet customer specifications
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed

The candidate:

  • Willingness to take on new ways of working and prepared to be open to flexibility and training into all areas within the production environment
  • Ability to follow verbal and/or written technical instructions
  • Ability to read, understand and follow safety procedures and general instructions is vital
  • High attention to detail and quality
  • Methodical approach to tasks
  • Care and patience towards dealing with fragile and delicate materials
  • IT skills - Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Proactive and positive attitude
  • Strong communication and team working skills
  • Ability to retrieve field information, such as dimensions and angles, without supervision
  • Ability to interpret and follow sketches and patterns for cutting and fabricating
  • Able to work efficiently in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment, while keeping accurate data records
  • A mindset that puts the customer at the centre of everything you do
  • An ability to work independently and as a team

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in a packing/warehouse environment
  • Stock control experience
  • Basic knowledge of metals, materials, polymers or ceramics is an advantage


  • Salary £19,000 increasing to £20,000 after successful probation period
  • Pension
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement based on length of service
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Income protection and critical illness
  • Life Assurance

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Warehouse Operative, Warehouse Person, Warehouse picker, Goods Warehouse Operative, Picker Packer, Warehouse Assistant, Process Operative, Stock Control, Processing Assistant, Processing Coordinator, Despatch Coordinator, Line Operative, Production Operative, Servicing Operative, Dispatch Coordinator may also be considered for this role.

Required skills

  • Warehouse Operative
  • Warehouse Assistant
  • Production Operative
  • Warehouse Person
  • Warehouse picker
  • Process Operative
  • Line Operative
  • Processing Assistant
  • Processing Coordinator
  • Despatch Coordinator
  • Servicing Operative
  • Goods Warehouse Operative

Reference: 41224401

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