Senior Warehouse Operative

Organisation
Frugi
Reference
VAC-5235
Sector
Transport & Logistics
Location
Helston, Cornwall
Salary Details
Circa £19,000
Job Type
Permanent
Closing Date
27/07/2021
We're looking for an experienced Senior Warehouse Operative or an experienced Warehouse Operative looking for their next career step!

Job Description

About You

As an experienced Senior Warehouse Operative or an experienced Warehouse Operative looking for your next career step, you’ll be brilliant at delivering a first-class service, ensuring the warehouse operations run efficiently during the night shift (10pm – 6am) and effectively and set targets are achieved. You’ll be brimming with ideas to continue to improve productivity and improve on KPI’s. You’ll be computer literate and super organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines. With a positive ‘can-do’ attitude you’ll demonstrate the all the right Frugi behaviours and be viewed as a role model within the Warehouse team.

Your Role in a Nutshell

To assist the Warehouse Supervisors, ensuring that all orders get packed accurately and sent speedily so that we have lots of happy customers. Ensuring that all standard operational procedures are adhered to within a busy department of a rapidly growing company. This role will be on a rotational basis within departments listed below.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan labour requirements for a minimum rolling 7-day period.
  • Work to and report daily KPIs and standards across warehouse functions
  • Liaise with relevant departments to minimise double handling and open communication channels.
  • Coach and develop team members including new starters in their areas of rotated responsibility.
  • Support the management team in 1-2-1s and recruitment of their rotated areas.
  • Support the management team in reviewing and where appropriate updating SOP’s within their rotated areas.
  • Ensure goods leave HQ in a timely manner for our trade and key wholesale accounts, packing in accordance with supplier manuals.
  • Ensuring stock movements are completed and information relating to this sent to all relevant keyholders.
  • Communicate effectively the workload/requirements between QC, Production and Warehouse, ensuring teams are briefed on requirements.
  • Hold responsibility for all QC paper trails and feed these back/file appropriately.
  • Ensure that all orders are packed both accurately and efficiently by all staff members and that relevant marketing materials for promotions are included where applicable (catalogues/flyers etc.).
  • Receiving deliveries, counting in stock and checking for damage and faults – reporting any damage/issues to the Warehouse Manager/Production Team.
  • Ensure that stock levels are accurate and alerting Warehouse Supervisor to any anomalies/issues.
  • Ensure all returns are processed in a timely manner.
  • Attending weekly/monthly meetings as required to ensure that you are aware of monthly targets, special promotions etc.

Essential skills

  • You’ll be physically fit; able to work night shifts, lift medium weight boxes and work on your feet for long periods of time.
  • You’ll be an experienced and well-rounded Warehouse Operative with a strong desire to step up and develop your skills.
  • You’ll be an exceptional performer with a proven ability to achieve KPI’s and work to key procedures.
  • You’ll be a positive role model with the ability to motivate, coach and mentor fellow colleagues.
  • You’ll have the drive and passion to take on more, to do things better, and to help us to improve processes, procedures and working practices.
  • You’ll have the desire to broaden your business knowledge and be able to work collaboratively with teams across the business.
  • You’ll be an excellent communicator in the spoken and written word, with accuracy and great attention to detail.
  • You’ll be flexible and adaptable with a positive ‘can do’ attitude.
  • You’ll be super organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • You’ll be computer literate and quick to learn new systems and processes.

What’s in it for you?

  • We’re offering a full time, permanent contract, for our night shift (22:00-06:00) based at our HQ in Helston, Cornwall.
  • We’ll invest in you with a competitive salary, circa £19,000, depending on your skills and experience, plus an additional 15% pay for night shifts.
  • We’ll support your ongoing professional development with bespoke learning initiatives and training opportunities.
  • We offer fabulous career progression - as we grow, you’ll grow too!
  • If we have a good year, we’ll share our profits with the team.
  • We provide a generous holiday allowance and the option to buy or sell holiday.
  • We provide paid volunteer days, enabling you to give your time to a cause close to your heart
  • To help save for your future you can join our company pension scheme.
  • We’ll give you a whopping 60% discount across our fantastic range.
  • We’ll invite you to take part in our award-winning health & wellbeing activities.
  • We hold regular team events organised by our very own Frugi Fun Committee.
  • We offer a dynamic, innovative and exciting environment to work in.

Company Description

About Frugi

Frugi is the UK’s bestselling organic childrenswear brand, proving that ethical and organic clothing can be bright, beautiful and successful! The company was born in 2004 and continues to grow at 25% every year, selling through a rapidly expanding network of over 500 stockists in more than 25 countries worldwide.

We strive to be ethical in everything we do, each year donating 1% of our turnover to our Little Clothes BIG Change charity project which includes a children’s charity, the Cornwall Wildlife Trust and an orphanage in India.

We have been earmarked by The Sunday Times Fast Track Ones to Watch list, received GOLD in the Healthy Workplace Awards, expanded to more than 100 permanent team members with even more joining us for our busy seasons, accelerated our turnover year after year, donated over £500k to charity, and eaten a lot of pasties (and cake!).

We strive to be the most fun, desirable and trusted clothing brand on the planet, but this is only the start of it…

Other Application Details

To make an application, please click Register and Apply or Log in and Apply

Send your CV and a covering letter stating why you are exactly the right person to join our team. Your covering letter is the perfect opportunity to showcase your personality and understanding of all things Frugi – so go for it!!

Closing date: 31st July 2021. We’ll be interviewing as we go along, so the role may close earlier than advertised. The early bird catches the worm!

Important: All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK at the time of submitting your application; unfortunately, Frugi are not licensed to sponsor overseas workers.

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