Warehouse Partner

Job Type Supply Chain & Logistics
Location Aylesford
Partnership Level 10
Closing Date 03/12/2023
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £10.80 - £11.60
Salary Frequency Hourly
Hours of Work 37.5 to include Weekends

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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.

Our Purpose

Working in Partnership for a happier world – our shared Purpose that guides us in everything we do and inspires 3 important principles; happier people, happier business, happier world. The John Lewis Partnership is a truly unique business, one that seeks to make a positive difference to the lives of everyone.

Warehouse assistant: 

  • Due to working time regulations, applicants must be 18 years or over to apply. 

  • Please note that this role involves heavy lifting.

The hourly rate (including shift premium) for each shifts are;

  • AM - £11.62

  • PM - £13.70

  • Nights - £14.57

At a Glance: 


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. 


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.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

For a full description of the role please view the Job outline: 


  • 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.


Skills & Qualifications: 

Basic standards of written English and basic Maths

Additional Information:


  • 🤑  - You will enjoy 25% discount at John Lewis and 20% in Waitrose 


  • - The Partnership has a competitive pension scheme where your contributions will be matched by the Partnership (up to 8% of pay)


  • 💚 - 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.

For internal use only;


Duties and Responsibilities

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.

At the John Lewis Partnership, we embrace our differences. We want you to be you. Because, well, we know you're at your best when you're free to be yourself. Being a truly inclusive employer to us means creating an environment which celebrates your contribution, regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, social background, religion or belief. It's why we've set our own aim to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners (employees) and our customers. We firmly believe that our future success lies in diversity of thought from all Partners and it's integral in our mission to build a happier world. We welcome applications from everyone interested in working for us. And, once you're a Partner, your differences will make all the difference. Find out more about D&I in the Partnership here - https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/diversityandinclusion/

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