Warehouse Operative and Buyer

Posted 31 January by Price Personnel Ltd

Our client a leading UK specialist building sub contractor are looking for an Assistant Buyer and Warehouse Operative to join their reputable South East London based site.

The position would suit somebody who is ambitious and enthusiastic with a willingness to learn. Some experience within a warehouse environment would be beneficial. Speed and accuracy essential.

Experience required: -

  • Experience of working in a computerised system
  • Numeracy and literacy are essential qualities as is the ability to work as part of a busy team
  • Processing purchase orders onto computer system
  • Building relationships with suppliers
  • Liaise with Site Managers & Contracts Managers
  • Chase orders to ensure delivery dates/times are met
  • Monitor supplier performance
  • Manual handling or lifting may be required
  • loading and unloading goods from delivery vans or lorries
  • checking that the correct quantity and type of goods have been received
  • recording any damaged, missing or faulty goods
  • signing the delivery form, once satisfied that the goods are complete
  • moving the goods to the correct area in the warehouse, either manually or using mechanical handling equipment
  • relocating and re-stacking goods to make space for a new delivery
  • keeping records (often computerised) of goods, their location and quantity
  • picking goods that have been ordered
  • keeping records of goods which have been picked
  • preparing despatch notes and labels
  • moving and stacking goods ready for delivery, either by hand or using machinery
  • compliance with security procedures and health & safety
  • maintaining the warehouse in a tidy state and clearing away packing material and debris

The ideal candidate

  • NVQ in Warehousing and Storage or qualified by experience
  • Full, clean driving licence
  • Fork lift driving licence
  • Background working in the construction industry
  • Knowledge of construction materials
  • Good communication skills
  • Confident negotiator
  • Ability to work under pressure

Required skills

  • Buying
  • Labels
  • Manual Handling
  • Unloading
  • Warehouse

Reference: 33356182

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