We want all of our Partners to have a good work-life balance and we support flexible working. This might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts, where it is possible to do so. Please discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview.
Duties and Responsibilities:As a Warehouse Assistant for Waitrose & Partners, you will play a key role in handling the goods that pass through the Warehouse efficiently and accurately working to agreed productivity targets and schedules. You will load and unload our lorries, pick and pack the orders for our Branches and prepare these for delivery. You will also ensure that our goods and products are safely stored and replenished using our mechanical handling equipment and by completing some basic documentation. You will adhere to all Health and Safety and Operational procedures and conduct themselves according to the Partnership’s principles.
Please note that this role involves heavy lifting.
Job Requirements:Within this role you will undertake a range of tasks including some general cleaning duties along with ensuring that goods are stored and replenished accurately and safely. Our Distribution Centres are made up of 3 separate internal Warehouses, each holding our Chilled, Fresh or Ambient product, and you may be required to work across all 3 of these.
As a Partner with our business, you will have full access to our subsidised dining room serving hot and cold meals through the day. You will also be able to use the ‘staff shop’ and the Partner’s gym, at a small monthly cost and take advantage of the many other Partnership benefits and social clubs on offer.
Desirable experience skills and qualifications:Basic standards of written English and basic Maths
Additional Information:We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.
As a Partner you will enjoy our unique benefits package, including staff discount, subsidised food in Partner dining rooms, discounts in local restaurants, subsidised learning, access to exclusive Partnership hotels and so much more.
We request that candidates only apply for this position if you can fully commit to the advertised working hours and the full term of the contract, or we will be unable to proceed with your application.
Please consider the following when making your application:- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.- Print off the job description now if you require it.- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV.
To handle goods, using mechanical handling equipment, within the Warehouse efficiently and accurately working to agreed productivity targets and schedules. To adhere to all Health and Safety procedures and to conduct themselves according to the Partnership’s principles.
We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/
Attachment: Warehouse Partner WR Distribution JD Updated Version March 2018.pdf
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