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Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
£10.84 Per Hour
Job Type
21 Sep 2022

Warehouse Operatives - Hemel Hempstead - Returns

Immediate starts available!

  • £10.84 Per hour + £1 per hour Peak allowance from 1st October 2022 to 31st January 2023
  • Tuesday 07:30-17:00, Wednesday 07:30-17:00, Thursday 07:30- 17:30, Friday 07:30-18:00

  • 37.5 hours per week

At Smiths News we are a PLC business where every employee makes a difference and has a chance to make an impact. Our history carries through to our 21st century operations, where our values of Creative, Fair, Friendly, Open, Quick and Trusted are as true for our customers as they are for our employees. If you want to work for a business where you're valued, trusted and empowered to develop - we're the business for you!

About the role

Our Warehouse Operative teams are the heartbeat of Smiths News. From early birds to night owls our teams are responsible for all aspects of the day to day operation in our Hemel Hempstead Hub. Hemel Hempstead is our largest UK Operation, so offers fantastic long term opportunities within a supportive environment.

Warehouse Operatives ensure that our customers' orders are fulfilled, returns are processed and that everyone; no matter how big or small gets the service they expect from a market leading wholesaler!

You will be responsible for:

  • Labelling, sorting and packing of products using the tracking process
  • Processing returns of product back from customers
  • Ensuring a compliance with legislation, high standard of good housekeeping, health & safety, cleanliness and security

What we can offer you

Not only do we offer free onsite parking, a competitive salary, 2x salary life assurance, 5% match pension and 25 days holiday but you'll also have access to:

  • 24/7 E-Learning modules, Training and Development opportunities
  • Sharesave Scheme, Cycle to work schemes, Tastecard, Health cash plan
  • Leisure discounts; Gym, holiday, Theme Parks
  • Colleague Assistance Programme & Colleague referral scheme

About you

At Smiths News every employee is important to us. Whether you've worked as a Warehouse Operative for other companies or are venturing into Logistics for the first time from Retail, Hospitality, Leisure or many other industries, you'll receive the support to be successful.

In return we're looking for someone with strong communication skills; a positive can do attitude who with an organised, accurate approach to meeting and exceeding targets to deliver an outstanding customer experience.

About us

Smiths News is the UK's largest news wholesaler. Our colleagues serve 24,000 retailers every day of the year, operating from 37 distribution centres. Service and efficiency put us at the forefront of our industry and with 55% market share, we are the leading player in one of the world's fastest moving supply chains.

Inclusion and diversity are really important to us. Through our Everyone In initiative, we are working together to build and shape a culture that embraces people from all backgrounds, experiences and orientations. Smiths News is dedicated to creating an authentic workplace where everyone can thrive.

If you are excited about this role but feel your experience doesn't align perfectly with the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You might just be the right candidate for this or other roles!

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  • Job Reference: 718112925-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Smiths News
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £10.84 Per Hour
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Contract