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Loading & Unloading

Loading Operative

Temp to Perm

  • Salary: £9.32 - £10.06
  • Location: Northampton
  • Contract: Temp to Perm

Hours of Work:   Various fixed shifts: 3pm – Midnight OR 6pm – 3am OR 8PM – 5AM OR 10PM – 7AM  / Monday – Friday


Our client is searching for hardworking, enthusiastic employees to develop and become a full-time member of their well-established team, this role is highly demanding and requires a breadth of physical activity and heavy lifting.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Loading and unloading delivery vehicles, by hand or with a pallet truck.
  • Checking for damaged or missing items and then sorting stock for storage in the warehouse.
  • Taking goods to the appropriate storage space – using loading and lifting gear for heavy goods.
  • Keeping a careful record of the stock on the warehouse management system, so that it can be located quickly.
  • Picking orders using a hand-held scanner from the storage space and bringing them for packing, or to the loading bay for transportation.
  • Organising transfers and loading goods on to delivery vehicles.
  • Cleaning and maintaining the warehouse will also be part of the daily routine.
  • With heavy equipment in operation warehouses can be dangerous places, so following workplace health and safety rules will be essential.


Essential Skills:


  • Previous experience in a warehouse, loading and unloading.
  • Previous experience of using hand scanners.
  • Working knowledge of recording stock and organising transfers
  • A good understanding of loading bays and acronym locations
  • The ability to work well with others.
  • To be flexible and open to change.
  • Physical skills like movement, coordination, dexterity.
  • The ability to work well with your hands.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.


Keywords: order picking, warehousing, warehouse operative, loader, unloader, loading, unloading, lifting.


Contact Details: to apply for this position please send your CV to lucia



Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies


We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy


We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds


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