£20591.00-£20591.00 per year
Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Distribution Centre Assistant to join our team based in Lancing, West Sussex. We will offer you a competitive salary of £20,591 per annum.

We’re Scouts and everyone’s welcome here - all genders, races, and backgrounds. Right across the UK, we help over 400,000 young people aged 4-25 gain skills for life and find their place in the world. We help them speak up, play their part and shine bright.

The Distribution Centre Assistant Role:

You will be responsible for the smooth running of the Warehouse/Distribution Centre and the movement of merchandise.

Key responsibilities as our Distribution Centre Assistant:

  • Assisting in the loading/unloading of suppliers/carrier’s vehicles, as well as the checking and locating of such merchandise that the suppliers have delivered.
  • Checking, packing and dispatching of goods to customers, suppliers, and postal services
  • Locating, relocating, and repacking where appropriate, of merchandise, returned from customers
  • Maintaining accurate systems, checking administration, packing, and dispatching of goods to customers.
  • Collecting the Company’s goods and post from all departments situated at Lancing
  • Using, cleaning, and carrying out daily checks on a forklift truck as listed on trucks
  • Assisting in keeping Distribution Centre and adjoining areas in a clean and tidy condition and complying with health and safety statutory requirements
  • Undertaking all necessary training and personal development required to ensure the better performance of duties
  • Carrying out any other duties as directed by Distribution Centre Supervisor to the level of the post

What we are looking for in our Distribution Centre Assistant:

  • Ability to use a logical approach to the job
  • Clear Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Accuracy of Work
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Ability to Work in a Team Environment
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Knowledge of driving a forklift truck or prepared to undertake the training of the same
  • Knowledge of first aid at work or prepared to undertake training
  • The post holder agrees to comply with the safeguarding rules as set out on TSA’s yellow card at all times and be willing to undertake a DBS check.

What we can offer you as our Distribution Centre Assistant:

  • 25 days holiday and going up to 28 days after 2 years’ service and 32 days after 5 years’ service
  • Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year
  • Life Assurance
  • Simply Health Scheme
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Free car parking

We are proud to be a family-friendly employer and offer…

  • Up to four personal days of paid leave a year
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Flexible working hours
  • Store Discount at our Scout Store + other online benefits
  • Study and volunteer leave

Closing date: Wednesday 16th October 2021

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click ‘Apply’ now!

The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.

Strictly no agencies.

Posted on: 30 September 2021
Closed date: 28 October 2021
Job ref: MLLANDCA3009
Tags: Admin, Operations