Senior Warehouse Operative

We now have a position available for a Senior Warehouse Operative on late shift. This role is a permanent contract, reporting to the Warehouse Shift Manager, the successful role holder will be supporting the engagement of employees within the Warehouse and promoting the Company’s current initiatives being introduced across the Plant. A key part of the role will be organising the team to accurately, efficiently and safely ensure that Manufacturing and Assembly are supported as required and ensure that maximum efficiency is achieved.


Key responsibilities:

•Feedback relevant information from the shift handover meeting to the team

•Ensure all operators adhere to Whitman’s procedures and report any exceptions to the Shift Manager

•Notify, escalate to the Shift Manager any issues that may impact service

•Monitor the performance of the team in line with department targets and objectives

•Be responsible for maintaining Health and Safety requirements and ensure staff are fully trained and briefed as required

•Undertake training and cross training of staff

•Ensure GMP and BBS audits are carried out as required

•Hold regular 1:1’s to set objectives and manage expectations


The ideal candidate will:

•Have excellent communication skills

•Be self disciplined, able to prioritise and manage their own workload and the workload of others proactively

•Possess the self drive to assist in a positive change environment

•Possess basic IT skills (Outlook, Word)

•Be solutions driven, able to identify and achieve positive outcomes with little support

•Previous experience of supervising a small team would be an advantage, as would possession of a forklift and counterbalance license