Warehouse Operative - Lancaster, Lancashire

Posted 20 Jan 2023

Arco Ltd

Humberside / Hull (Logistics or Transportation)

Job Type:permanentDuration:
Category:Logistics or TransportationRecruiter Reference:846757
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With over 135 years of experience, Arco are the UK's only integrated services and safety products business, offering a unique mix of specialist expertise and practical real-life industry knowledge. With a product range exceeding 200,000 items, and a huge variety of safety services on offer, we are the leading safety partner in the UK.

As a fifth generation, family-owned business, our success is driven by 1,600 passionate colleagues who form the Arco family. Our family culture is one of the reasons we were voted Supreme Family Business of the Year in 2021.

We’re now looking to recruit an exceptional Warehouse Operative that shares our core values; respect for people, hard work and enterprise, excellence in reputation and making the world a safer place for everyone.

About the role

Arco’s National Distribution Centre (NDC) in Hull dispatches three hundred pallets and 8,000 parcels a day to 25,000 customers in the UK and Ireland. We recently completed an extension to this which supports Arco’s sustainability vision being lit by natural daylight with daylight harvesting LED lights which are activated only when needed. This increased storage and distribution capacity enabled Arco to respond rapidly to the unprecedented demand for PPE during the Covid-19 pandemic, with the business supporting the NHS, frontline responders, and critical industries.

As our Warehouse Operative you will work in a safe and efficient manner, ensure the accurate flow of goods through the Arco NDC, from receiving to despatch, observing Arco’s policies and operational procedures throughout.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring that customers are given the highest priority and customer service is maintained to the highest standards
  • Ensuring the working environment is kept tidy & presentable for H&S purposes and customer visits
  • Receiving and booking in goods following prescribed procedures, ensuring correct delivery quantities and products
  • Ensuring the accurate put away of product to the correct storage location
  • Picking and packing customer orders following standard procedures in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assisting with the prompt and accurate return of product to vendor
  • Safely operate the required equipment to place stock in the correct storage location, resolving physical and system issues when required
  • Supporting other team members and other areas of the business when required

About you

The ideal Warehouse Operative will be/have:

  • Previous experience in a warehouse or similar environment
  • Good written and verbal English skills
  • Good numerical skills
  • Manual handling experience
    Experience of working to deadlines and a high level of attention to detail
  • Basic IT Skills
  • An understanding of Health & Safety within the warehouse
  • Product knowledge including pack quantities

On top of working for the UK’s leading health and safety expert, you’ll also receive:

  • A salary of £20,592 per annum
  • Working hours 40 per week covering shift patterns Monday to Friday 6am - 2pm/2pm - 10pm
  • 32 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, plus the option to purchase more
  • 2 paid Community Volunteering days every year
  • An excellent pension and life assurance scheme
  • A huge range of high street retailer discounts to help with cost of living via MyArco Perks
  • Access to our brilliant Learning Management System, to support your personal development

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy, please reach out to our recruitment team at careers@arco.co.uk.

How to Apply

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