Storesperson / Packer

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Job Information

Date Posted: 10/01/2024
Closing Date: 01/03/2024
Location: Tiverton, Devon
Job Reference: JOB-1959
Salary: Competitive DOE per Hour

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Storesperson/Packer plays a crucial role in the efficient functioning of the Stores department. The primary responsibilities include securely packing goods according to shipping requirements/regulations, conducting quality checks, and supporting day-to-day operations within a busy factory environment. The role also involves the movement of goods using various equipment, with a strong emphasis on maintaining high standards of safety and housekeeping.


MAIN DUTIES OF JOB:

  • Packaging: Pack goods securely per shipping requirements and regulations, ensuring a final quality check before dispatch.
  • Inventory Management: Monitor and count crate usage, facilitating timely ordering when required.
  • Documentation: Ensure correct sizes, weights, and relevant paperwork are provided to the Shipping Team as needed.
  • Material Handling: Move goods around the factory using a counterbalance forklift, ensuring safe loading and unloading of lorries when necessary.
  • Warehousing: Safely stack and unstack goods at height in racking when required.
  • Logistics Support: Assist in loading and unloading lorries, contributing to the efficient flow of goods.
  • Housekeeping: Maintain the work area to high housekeeping standards, promoting a clean and organised environment.
  • Company Values: Actively promote and embody the company’s values.


Essential Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience of using a counterbalance forklift 
  • Experience of using a power-assisted pedestrian stacker 
  • Experience using a pivot forklift
  • Experience of working in a busy engineering environment
  • GCSE (or equivalent) in English and Maths 
  • Valid Counterbalance Forklift Licence
  • Power Assisted Pedestrian Stacker Licence 
  • Pivot Truck Licence 


Skills and Personal Attributes:

  • Good organisational skills 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Ability to work methodically and problem-solve 
  • Ability to work as part of a team 
  • Ability to work independently using own initiative 
  • Positive attitude 
  • Can-do approach to tasks 
  • Physically fit as the job will require lifting and moving of products