Logistics Operative

Location : Uxbridge, Greater London, England
Job Ref : DC262
Consultant : David Crompton
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : Competitive


DC262 – Logistics Operative
Location – near Uxbridge
Salary – £Competitive + Overtime + Benefits


We are currently recruiting for a Logistics Operative to join our client’s manufacturing business. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing, packing, and labelling products and components for transport internally and to new and existing customers and suppliers to the required timescales.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Primary and final packing of parts, components, and products in accordance with the customer and technical requirements.
  • Validating batch numbers, part descriptions and amount against the SAP system and flagging discrepancies to Supervision.
  • Ensure that all goods are packed with the appropriate materials according to the instructions, and that labels and addresses are attached and clearly visible/legible.
  • Ensuring that delivery instructions are correct and identify the package to be shipped.
  • Liaison with the Logistics team and Shipping clerk to ensure that goods are ready for dispatch in accordance with customer and delivery schedules.
  • To undertake self-inspection and quality check of work undertaken in accordance with laid down quality standards and procedures and to manage/assist in the successful implementation of on-going process improvements.
  • To become competent in a variety of multi-skilled duties within Detail Stores, Raw Material Stores and Internal Transport using a variety of processes and techniques in accordance with company and departmental objectives.
  • To accurately pick, pack and issue materials, goods and stock from Detail and Raw Material Stores areas in accordance with requirements, including carousel operation and picking of small items, and End of Line (picking of larger items to complete the picking process).
  • To take receipt of all materials, goods and stock from the main factory and external sources into the Detail Stores.
  • Internal transportation – movement of goods throughout the factory including use of the forklift truck, Robur electric pallet stacker and scissor lift equipment.
  • Undertaking duties within Raw Material Stores including saw operation (cutting to size and delivery of raw material to the machine shop), and inspection using basic measuring and part marking tools.
  • To assist in the successful implementation of ongoing Lean Initiatives including 5S activities and Continuous Improvement programs – training will be provided to reach auditor level within 5S.

Skills and Experience:

  • Can work under pressure to balance competing job priorities to agreed deadlines.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office packages including Word and Excel.
  • A structured and methodical work style.
  • A completer finisher – someone who always finishes off a task with no loose ends.
  • Full driving licence.
  • Forklift Truck license (desirable).
  • Basic stores and packing experience gained from a manufacturing or warehouse environment (desirable).
  • Basic grounding in Health & Safety policies and procedures (desirable).

In return our client offers:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Overtime at time-and-half.
  • Onsite canteen with subsidised food.
  • Health care cash plan.
  • 9% non-contributory pension scheme.
  • 4 x salary life assurance.
  • The equivalent of 25 days annual leave and 8 statutory holidays.
  • Childcare vouchers (via salary sacrifice).
  • Our own on-site occupational health team.
  • Annual appraisal and development process for all employees.
  • Great working environment.

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