Warehouse Operative

Location - portsmouth

Position Overview:

We are seeking a reliable and skilled Full-Time Warehouse Operator to join our dynamic team. As a Warehouse Operator, you will play a vital role in efficiently handling and organising incoming and outgoing shipments, ensuring the smooth operation of our warehouse. This is a full-time position scheduled from Monday to friday (9am-6pm).


Key Responsibilities:


Shipping and Receiving:

Receive, inspect, and record incoming shipments, verifying their contents against purchase orders or delivery documents. Prepare outgoing shipments, ensuring accurate documentation and proper packaging to prevent damage during transportation.


Inventory Management:

Maintain accurate inventory records using electronic inventory systems or manual tracking. Conduct regular stock counts, identify discrepancies, and collaborate with supervisors to resolve issues promptly.


Order Fulfilment:

Pick, pack, and prepare orders according to customer specifications and shipping requirements. Ensure that all products are appropriately labelled and ready for timely dispatch.


Equipment Operation:

Operate warehouse equipment, such as forklifts, pallet jacks, and hand trucks, safely and efficiently. Adhere to equipment maintenance schedules and report any malfunctions promptly.


Quality Control:

Inspect products for defects or damages and report any issues to supervisors. Ensure that all goods meet quality standards before dispatching or storing.


Warehouse Organisation:

Organise products systematically in the warehouse to optimise space utilisation and facilitate easy access. Maintain a clean and orderly workspace, following standard safety practices to prevent accidents.


Safety Compliance:

Adhere strictly to safety guidelines and protocols to maintain a secure working environment. Report any potential hazards or incidents immediately to supervisors.



Accurately complete all necessary paperwork, including shipping manifests, invoices, and inventory reports. Ensure that all records are well-organised and easily accessible for auditing purposes.



Work closely with other team members and supervisors to coordinate daily tasks effectively. Communicate any operational issues, delays, or challenges promptly.


Continuous Improvement:

Identify opportunities to improve warehouse processes, such as optimising storage methods, reducing handling time, or enhancing overall efficiency.



High school diploma or equivalent.

Proven work experience as a Warehouse Operator or a similar role.

Proficiency in using warehouse equipment, such as forklifts and pallet pump-trucks.

Familiarity with inventory management software and basic computer skills.

Strong attention to detail and accuracy in record-keeping.

Ability to lift and move heavy objects safely.

Excellent organisational and time management skills.

Effective communication and teamwork abilities.

Willingness to work in a physically demanding environment.

Knowledge of safety regulations and willingness to follow proper safety procedures.


Preferred Qualifications:

Additional certifications in warehouse operations or forklift operation.

Experience with material handling equipment and automated warehouse systems. Familiarity with industry-specific safety regulations.

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