Material Handler

Location : Kenley, Greater London, England
Job Ref : MM551
Consultant : Maggie Martin
Sector : Transport, Logistics
Salary : £25k - 26k per year + DOE


MM551 – Material Handler
Location – Kenley
Salary – £25000 – £26000 DOE


First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our client to recruit a Material Handler to work in their warehouse and yard in Kenley.

The role

Main function of job (in addition to these functions employees are required to carry out such other duties as may be reasonably required):

  • Efficiently receive, store, handle, check and dispatch goods
  • Maintain storage areas, keeping them clean and tidy

Main duties:

  • Able to handle/move/lift some heavy items
  • Contribute to maintaining safety, tidiness of all areas of the warehouse buildings and yard areas
  • Load and unload delivery vehicles by hand or with a fork lift truck
  • Carefully check goods supplied against internal paperwork
  • The ability to use own initiative and work unsupervised
  • Ensure goods are stored safely and in the correct location, rotating stock when necessary
  • Ensure stock is rotated when new stock arrive
  • Report any stock discrepancies and damages
  • Report any maintenance issues
  • Sorting and grading stock
  • Printing paperwork
  • Have experience of using lifting equipment (pallet truck etc.

Essential Requirements

  • Warehousing or Yard experience in an industrial setting
  • Manual handling
  • Operate a forklift reach truck
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work efficiently without supervision
  • Able to work flexible
  • Understanding of lifting machinery
  • PC and keyboard skills
  • Maths and English GCSE pass or equivalent

Desirable requirements

  • Fork lift Counterbalance
  • Interfacing with customers

In return our client offers

  • 21 days holidays increasing with service
  • Sick pay after 6 months
  • Life Assurance 4 x employee salary
  • Access to health assurance
  • Access to give and you earn scheme

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