Warehouse / Logistics Operative / Stores Operative

Posted 10 June by Simon Hegele
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Job Title: Warehouse / Logistics Operative

Location: Didcot Quarter, (Near Milton Park), Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 per annum

Job Type: Permanent, Full time

The Role:

The Logistics Operative is responsible for the safe handling of goods passing through the warehouse and reports to the Operations Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safe loading and unloading of Vehicles, avoiding damage to persons, stock or equipment
  • Delivered items against paperwork to ensure correct item has been delivered in the correct quantity and without damage
  • Booking in items using both Helis and SAP, ensuring KPI's are met
  • Locating items safely in the warehouse / Factory in either the given location (SAP, Kan Ban) or in a suitable location, fitting to the size and nature of the item, carrying out any scanning action required
  • Picking items as directed, in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring utmost care is taken to pick the correct item, required scanning activity is carried out and no damage occurs
  • Collection of items from neighbouring customers
  • Delivery to and collection from the factory line, of goods and equipment, ensuring correct paperwork is attached and KPI's are met
  • Packing items in accordance with customer directives and in such a manner that ensures safe arrival of items in adherence with KPI timescales
  • Stocktaking activities as directed
  • Maintenance of a clean and tidy work place utilising 5S principles
  • Ensuring that relevant information is passed to the Line Managers so that nonroutine duties (time + other spent resources) that are not automatically invoiced can be charged to the customer
  • Logistics Operative Job Description - updated October 2023Effective communication with Line Managers and Supply chain
  • Administration team and other warehouse workers
  • Keep stock control systems up-to-date
  • To carry out daily checks of vehicles, machinery and equipment to ensure work is completed in line with legal and business requirements
  • Be aware of and comply with all health and safety requirements and regulations.
  • Ensure all training is up to date

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • The ability to attend courses or seminars which are appropriate and as required to improve the performance of duties, if applicable
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties as directed by the Senior Management team
  • Maintain a level of awareness required for Aviation Security

Health and Safety:

You are personally responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of yourself and others that may be affected by your acts and omissions. You are personally responsible for reading and understanding Risk Assessment(s) relevant to the job and acting in accordance with the findings.

The Company:

Simon Hegele provide specialist logistics support to leading high tech manufacturers and resellers. We are a well-established and successful company with a reputation for quality and professionalism with business operations worldwide.

In 2021 our UK team moved to a custom designed 120,000 square foot logistics facility to accommodate our business growth and expanding Customer base. You will be joining a very capable and close-knit team promoting a safe working environment and have opportunities to develop your capabilities and career.

Key Requirements:

  • A good command of the English language, both written and oral
  • Forklift truck Certificate both counterbalance and reach truck
  • Proven experience of high-tech warehousing in support of a production facility in a Quality Management environment
  • Good IT skills


  • Indoor crane use experience

Company Benefits:

  • Increasing holiday entitlement with length of service
  • Internal and external training provided
  • Free onsite parking and convenient local amenities
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Optional overtime opportunities
  • Uniform and PPE provided

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

Candidates with experience of; Warehouse Operative, Warehouse Person, Retail Warehouse Assistant, Goods Out, Goods In, Stock Control, Inventory, Picker, Packer, Fork Lift Truck Driver, FLT, FLT Operator, Forklift Truck Operator, Forklift Licence, FLT Driver, Logistics Assistant, Logistics Operative, Distribution Operative, Warehouse, Distribution, Process Operative, Production Operative, Processing Assistant, Processing Coordinator, Line Operative, Quality, Manual Handling, MHE, Manual Handling Equipment will also be considered for this role.

Required skills

  • Inventory
  • Stock Control
  • FLT
  • Forklift Licence
  • Goods In
  • Warehouse Operative
  • FLT Driver
  • Picker
  • Warehouse Person
  • Packer
  • Fork Lift Truck Driver
  • Goods Out
  • FLT Operator
  • Logistics Assistant
  • Forklift Truck Operator
  • Retail Warehouse Assistant

Reference: 52832785

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