Warehouse Operative

Job Overview

Another great opportunity to join the Kuehne & Nagel team at Portsmouth Naval Base.

Your Role

The purpose of this role is to complete warehouse activities to meet the needs of the business; to achieve Contractual Key Performance Indicators and Metrics; and to undertake Continuous Improvement activities. This role is a Government & Defence logistics activity.

Your Responsibilities

  • To perform all warehousing activities, for which you have been appropriately trained, necessary to meet operational needs and performance.
  • Work IAW the QSHE guidelines, ABC and working instructions for all tasks and not put self or others at risk by taking short cuts.
  • Report all incidents, hazards and unsafe practices in the working environment in a timely manner.
  • Have good awareness of where the Departmental Instructions/Work Instructions are and follow procedures correctly to ensure stock accuracy and safety.
  • Operate Warehouse Management Systems and carry out other assigned computer tasks as required
  • Take responsibility for your own work accuracy, and to always handle products with care.
  • Ensure good customer and employee relations through effective communication.
  • Identify weaknesses in processesthat would benefit from Continuous Improvement activity
  • Support and encourage team ethics and values within your working environment.
  • To clean as you go to maintain high standards of hygiene and housekeeping at all times to prevent FOD.

Your Skills and Experiences

  • Warehouse experience
  • Trade Counter experience
  • Manufacturing / Production environment awareness / experience.
  • Personal Drive – self-motivated, target driven, reliable and flexible.
  • Teamwork – communication skills.
  • Managing Performance of self and team
  • Customer Orientation
  • Understanding of PUWER & LOLER regulations.
  • PC Literate
  • MHE Trained ( although MHE training can be offered to successful candidate)

Good Reasons to Join

If you would like to become a valued member of our team, we will make sure that you’re rewarded for your commitment and expertise. You can join the contributory Kuehne+Nagel pension plan and enjoy our Route 2 Rewards scheme which offers everything from discounts, benefit information, recognition and its own wellbeing centre. We care for our colleagues (and their immediate family) with our employee assistance programme providing access to 24/7 GP, legal and financial advice along with mental health counselling. All of this to help you live a happier and healthier life As proud holders of the Gold Covenant, we are a forces-friendly employer who recognise the skills, expertise and value service leavers bring to our organisation.

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