Weekend Shift Senior Warehouse Operative

We have an opportunity for a Senior Warehouse Operative on our new weekend shift. Do you hold a fork lift truck licence and want to work 24 hours over the weekend (competitive shift premium applies)!

Shift Information: 24 Hour Weekend Shift

  • Late Option 11am - 11pm Saturday & Sunday
  • Night Option 11pm - 11am Friday & Saturday


We now have a permanent Senior Warehouse Operative on our new weekend shift based at Whitman Laboratories in Petersfield. Reporting to the Warehouse Team Manager, the successful role holder will play a significant role in supporting the engagement of employees within the Warehouse. 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. Propose process improvements and support current and future initiatives to enhance the Warehouse input to Supply Chain improvements.


Key responsibilities:

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

•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 Team Manager

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

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

•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

•Possession of a forklift and counterbalance license is essential