WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT

Warehouse Assistant
Location: York
Salary: £19,372 per annum
Hours: Monday – Friday (shifts between 7.00am – 4.00pm)
Our client based in York, help to protect the food we eat and the world in which we live.

Joining our client, you will play an important role in biosecurity and help protect our farming and natural environment.
As a Warehouse Assistant, you will be part of a dedicated Dispatch Team, who are responsible for the shipping of Proficiency Testing and Quality Control samples to a 3000+ international customer base.

You will be carrying out the dispatching of orders, and monitoring of stock levels and cold stores.
Main Responsibilities:

Prepare for and carry out packing and shipping of Proficiency Testing samples as required
Use bespoke courier systems to generate and process tracked shipments
Label, store and maintain correct stock records of Proficiency Testing samples and packaging stocks
Liaise with Admin and Tech Support teams to resolve any issues with shipping and orders

The post will involve manual handling, standing for prolonged periods and working in cold environments for which PPE will be provided.
As a Warehouse Assistant, you need to have:

Excellent communication and time management skills
Team working skills are essential
Experience of working in a warehouse environment would be beneficial.

This may be from a role in logistics or retail
An understanding of compliance with Quality Systems accreditation criteria would be ideal
Basic use of MS Office applications and databases

In return for your hard work and commitment, our client offers fantastic benefits, including:

23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for charity partners or a cause of your choice
Company matched pension
Life assurance
Cycle2work scheme
Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
Flexi time plans and discounted travel with local bus services


  • Location: York, England
  • Salary: £19000 - £19500 per annum + excellent benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: The Works Staffing Solutions
  • Posted: 19-Oct-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com