Warehouse Partner

Job Type Supply Chain & Logistics
Location Aylesford
Partnership Level 10
Closing Date 22/07/2024
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £11.75 Hourly
Salary Frequency Hourly
Hours of Work 37.5

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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.

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.

At a glance:

Role: Warehouse Partner 
Position: Permanent 
Hours: Full time hours 37.5 weekly
Pay: £11.75
Location: Aylesford Regional Distribution Centre

Please note: Due to the nature of this role, we require all applicants to be over 18 to apply

About the role:

As a Warehouse Partner 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 vans, pick and pack the orders for our Customers and prepare these for delivery. You will also ensure that our goods and products are safely stored and replenished.

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.

Please note that this role involves heavy lifting.

Essential skills you’ll need:

Basic English and Maths skills

We believe in rewarding our Partners for their time and energy. After all, they’re the ones that make the John Lewis Partnership special. Benefits include:

💚Once you’ve been with us for three months, you’ll get Partnership discount in store and online. That’s 25% off in John Lewis & Partners (12% off electrical products, some exclusions apply) and 20% in Waitrose & Partners. You’ll also be able to nominate someone you live with to share your discount.
💚Discounted cinema tickets & VIP suites with discounted tickets at the O2 arena
💚Discounted rates on holidays at the John Lewis Partnerships hotels, where only Partners and their guests can stay
💚Excellent work life balance, including focus on well being and flexible working and our marketing leading equal parenthood leave Policy

And much more! Find out more about our benefits here: https://www.jlpjobs.com/about/benefits/

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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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