Airfreight Warehouse Operative

  • London Heathrow, United Kingdom
  • Entry date: January 29, 2024
  • Schenker Ltd.
  • Air Freight
  • Full Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • Job-Ref.: 285355
  • Professionals

Job description

Join Our Team as a Warehouse Operator - Supporting Non-Bonded Customers!

Are you a dedicated team player with a passion for excellence? We have an exciting opportunity for a Warehouse Operator to join our dynamic team at our Heathrow location. If you have previous experience in a warehouse environment and hold a Reach Truck license, we want to hear from you!

Location: Heathrow

Hours: 06:00-18:00 4on/4off

Salaryup to £26,500 per annum + £2,500 Shift Allowance

What Will You Be Doing?

As a Warehouse Operator supporting our non-bonded customers, you will play a crucial role in ensuring smooth operations and exceptional customer service. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Efficient Communication: Managing the mailbox and promptly responding to enquiries
  • Freight Handling: Receiving inbound freight using the GXD system & WMS and booking in and processing outbound freight using the same systems.
  • Forklift Operations: Safely loading and unloading vehicles using a  forklift.
  • Freight Sorting: Sorting and splitting freight according to customer SOP's 
  • Regulatory Compliance: Adhering to all procedures set by regulatory bodies, such as CAA, ETSF, as directed.
  • Warehouse Management System: Utilising handheld scanners
  • Manual Handling: Frequently performing manual handling tasks.
  • Health and Safety: Ensuring compliance with all health and safety and in-house procedures.
  • Material Handling Equipment: Using all MHE (Material Handling Equipment) as trained.

About You

To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Warehouse Experience: Previous experience working within a warehouse environment is essential.
  • Reach Truck License: Holding a Reach Truck license is advantageous for this position.
  • Desirable License: Possession of a Counterbalance license would be advantageous.
  • Computer Literacy: Proficiency in basic computer skills.
  • Time Management: Excellent timekeeping and attendance are essential qualities.

What We Offer 

We believe in investing in our employees' growth and development. When you join our team as a Warehouse Operative, you can expect: 

  • Comprehensive Training: Full training and continuous professional development to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. 
  • Pension Scheme: Enjoy the benefits of a pension scheme with up to 6% matched employer contributions. 
  • Holiday Entitlement: 20 days of holiday (increasing by 1 day per year up to a maximum of 25 days) plus a day off for your birthday. 
  • Career Advancement: Explore various career paths and take advantage of development opportunities within our organisation. 

Next Steps

If you believe that you are the perfect fit for this role, we encourage you to apply today! Follow the provided links and attach your CV to submit your application ASAP.

Candidates will be required to undergo necessary right-to-work checks for the UK, 5 year referencing and a criminal records check. 

At DB Schenker, we embrace diversity and are dedicated to enhancing it further. We welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion, or sexual orientation. 

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At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 72,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.

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To be considered for this position you must have valid rights to work and live in the UK.