Warehouse Operative

Posted 6 days ago by Staffline
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40hr week (Days) (36hr at basic rate +4hr at overtime rate) + £68 bonus

= £404 gross pay

50hr week (Nights) (36hr basic +14hr overtime rate) + £44 bonus

= £500 gross pay

Staffline are recruiting for Warehouse Operatives/Personal Shoppers for Ocado's new site based in Hatfield

Here is an exciting new opportunity to join an expanding team with Ocado, the world's largest and fastest growing online grocery retailer. With the online grocery market growing at over 20% each year, it's always a good time to join our ever-expanding team on site.

Due to continued growth and our new site in Hatfield opening the requirements for Warehouse/Personal Shoppers is growing and will continue to grow, we are looking for reliable, dedicated and enthusiastic Warehouse/Personal Shoppers who can offer a best in category customer focused service.

Job Purpose

Personal shoppers perfectly pick and pack customer orders throughout our Customer Fulfilment Centre and are responsible for quality customer order fulfilment, for specified work areas, as well as escalating any personal, people, production, health and safety or food safety issues to the Team Managers and / or Coordinators.

Job Roles by Area:


  • Receiving and decanting goods from suppliers into totes
  • You must be physically fit for this role as it will involve long periods of standing and moving from station to station


  • Picking and packing customer orders
  • Working in chilled (0°c - 5°c) and ambient environments
  • You must be physically fit for this role


  • Picking and packing customer orders into a trolley, which is pushed around a freezer
  • You must be physically fit for this role
  • Working in frozen temperatures -28°c (PPE is provided)
  • Must work well in a team environment


  • Repeat loading of shopping weighing up to 17.5kg onto frames Pushing dolly frames onto trailers and vans
  • De-kitting frames and moving them around the site on Mechanical Handling Equipment
  • Physically demanding role working full time in a chilled environment with fair amount of lifting involved
  • Must work well in a team environment

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Productivity - ensure you deliver agreed productivity and throughout targets.
  • Quality - focus on the customer experience and high quality standards, adhering to quality checking procedures.
  • Process - ensure you are compliant with all operational processes applicable to the work area to drive efficiency.
  • Health & Safety - ensure that safe systems of work are complied with and operated within your work area including working practices. Report any defective equipment or health and safety issues to the team manager as appropriate.
  • Food Safety - ensure food safety compliance standards are met in your working area.
  • Housekeeping & hygiene standards - maintain the cleanliness and tidiness of the work area to meet agreed standards, ensuring clean as you go procedures are followed.
  • Continuous improvement - own and problem solve any minor production related issues as applicable, advising team manager of the progress of such issues. Make recommendations for future improvements and best practice.
  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • Essential/Desirable:
  • Communication Skills
  • Verbal and Written
  • Numeracy
  • Able to read + understand numerical data. Ability to set and work within a target/KPI driven framework
  • Knowledge of Operational working environment
  • Warehouse / Distribution/ Production - Inbound or Outbound 24/7 operation
  • PC literate (Excel, Operating Systems)
  • Microsoft user - basic level I do not believe this is necessary for PS role
  • Warehouse Management Systems
  • Working knowledge of key elements /core operations
  • Knowledge of best practice Health & Safety
  • Safe systems of working

What we will give you in return:

  • Award winning training and development to support you.
  • Company shop with amazing discounts.
  • Excellent Subsidised onsite canteen
  • Free Car parking
  • Benefits schemes
  • Employee of the Month
  • Career progression
  • Competitive pay rates from £8.20 per hour
  • Overtime paid after 40 hours

Pay rates:

  • £8.20 - £10.20 per hour.

If you feel you would be a success in this role - please apply now!

Required skills

  • logistics
  • warehouse

Reference: 36383421

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