Distribution is about getting the right stock, to the right place, at the right time. In a company the size of ours it’s no mean feat, but join our distribution operation and you’ll be helping to put the smiles on our customers’ faces all over the country.
John Lewis Distribution is separated into two main environments. These are our National Distribution Centres (NDCs) which are large operations that distribute to our whole business. Stock is received into the business from suppliers, held and then distributed either directly to our shops or to our smaller, Customer Delivery Hubs.
Our Customer Delivery Hubs (CDHs) are smaller operations that distribute locally to shops or directly into our customers’ homes. Stock is received from the NDCs which is then passed on locally.
The backbone to our distribution network is our warehouses. We have seven warehouses across the country, including our state-of-the-art semi-automated warehouse at the Magna Park Campus near Milton Keynes. This has recently expanded and now occupies over 1 million square feet. Here we deliver household, fashion and electronic goods to our customers, as well as our stores, sending out smaller items from our vast array of brands.
We are looking for people who want to become part of an amazing team of Partners. The roles offered include full and part time hours, working across 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There can be flexibility around working hours and pay will depend on experience and performance.
The roles offered can suit a wide range of skills, ability, experience and knowledge. Our range of goods in the different locations can be as small as a light bulb to as large as an American fridge freezer or as small as the first pair of baby trainers to the party dress for an opening night.
So if packing that party dress for an online customer or loading an American fridge freezer on the back of a trailer destined for one our stores is for you, discover more about roles in all of our John Lewis locations below.
Our larger National Distribution Centres are located in the Milton Keynes and Northampton area, conveniently located just off the M1 motorway. Within our Magna Park campus in Milton Keynes, we have MP1, 2 and 3 as well as our brand new warehouse, Fenny Lock.
Our smaller Customer Delivery Hubs are located in various places across the UK including; Cambridge, Reading, Bristol, Liverpool and more.
Help to promote, develop and deliver outstanding customer service as a crucial member of our warehouse team. Not only will you support all of our channels, you’ll become a brand ambassador for the Partnership and get involved in all of the key duties. These include receiving and storing products, picking individual branch orders, loading goods onto trailers and making sure the right products go to the right stores.
What will I do as a Warehouse Assistant?
Within this role, you will:
Will I suit this role?
If you’re a passionate individual who enjoys working as part of a team, and can also handle goods with efficiency and accuracy, then you’ll be right at home. You should be motivated to drive your own self-development using all available resources to achieve success.
Apply now to join us as a Warehouse Assistant.
In addition to part-time warehouse roles and Warehouse Supervisor jobs, we offer exciting management opportunities. If you enjoy taking responsibility for business success, building relationships powered by the Partnership’s principles and creating real influence over working lives, then a management role within our warehouse team could be the perfect career path for you. Discover more about how you could join us below.
Could you lead and motivate your team to get stock to where it needs to be while maintaining an efficient operations process? You’ll not only develop key relationships with Partners, but you’ll also empower our people to take ownership for their own operational success and personal development.
What will I do as a Warehouse Section Manager?
If you can combine self-motivation and hard work with inspiring and motivating others to maximise their potential through effective coaching and feedback, then you’d be a great fit for this role. You should not only encourage a culture of safe working practice, but you’ll fully embrace the Partnership’s unique working culture.
Apply now to join us as a Warehouse Section Manager.
As a Warehouse Operations Manager, you’ll provide the strong leadership needed across the warehouse operations department. You’ll be given full responsibility and accountability for managing our warehouse operation and lead Partners, managers and temporary labour.What will I do as a Warehouse Operative?
You’ll be a great fit for us if you’re results orientated, cost and deadline driven, while also a confident communicator both in a team and one-to-one environment. Not only should you possess strong organisational and planning skills, but you’ll also be capable of leading a team and developing others’ skills and capabilities.
Apply now to join us as a Warehouse Operative.
Our positions within stock management are varied – we have a range of inventory management jobs and inventory control jobs at the Partnership. As a Stock Partner within this department, you should have a strong grasp on all stock related activities and ensure these are carried out efficiently and accurately.What will I do as a Stock Controller?
This role requires a high level of attention to detail and accuracy. This would best suit someone who has energy, enthusiasm, inquisitiveness, tenacity and can come up with simple solutions to complex issues. As you’ll be analysing and questioning data streams, you should enjoy analytical work and figures.
Apply now to join us as a Stock Controller.
We’re committed to providing first-class training and career progression opportunities to all of our Partners. Find out more about how we’ll support you. In addition, we offer a number of industry-leading benefits such as an annual bonus, discounts in our stores and subsidised facilities.
You’ll find a wide range of full and part-time, temporary and permanent Distribution and Warehouse vacancies available throughout the UK.
See our latest Distribution and Warehouse opportunities at John Lewis & Partners below. Apply now.
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Milton Keynes – Fenny Lock
£32478 – £44685
Closing Date: 06/06/2023
Milton Keynes – Blakelands 2
£11.09 – £14
Closing Date: 01/07/2023
Darwen – Herbert Parkinson
£22500 – £29400
Closing Date: 04/06/2023