Pay and Hours
Working any 5 from 7 days on a rotating basis, this will include some weekend working.
Minimum hourly rate available including shift allowance
06:00-14:00 AMs shift from £10.58
14:00-22:00 pm shift from £ 12.48
22:00-06:00 Nights shift from £13.27
About the role
As a Warehouse Assistant for Waitrose & Partners, you’ll play a key role in handling the goods that pass through our warehouses in an efficient, accurate way to ensure stock is in the right place at the right time for our customers.
Our Distribution Centres are made up of 3 separate warehouses, each holding our Chilled (+2c), Fresh (+12c) or Ambient goods. You’ll be trained in how to work across all three of these different environments so you can ensure that our goods are safely stored, replenished, picked and dispatched using our mechanical handling equipment.
What else will I be doing?
Other daily tasks will see you:
Adhering to all Health and Safety and Operational procedures
Ensuring that goods are stored, replenished and picked accurately and safely.
Keeping the warehouses as a safe environment for all Partners to work in.
Please note that this role involves heavy lifting
Why join us?
Being a Partner in the business makes you more than an employee, you’re a co-owner, giving you the opportunity to influence the way we work for the better. All of us have shared values and common goals and we work as a team to achieve these. As a Warehouse Partner, you’ll always have the support of your team, even when things don’t go to plan.
Without our Warehouse Partners, we wouldn’t be able to achieve our renowned service to our customers. Join us today and not only will you be joining a unique business, you’ll also enjoy a vast range of benefits and a healthy work-life balance.
After completion of Earning Membership you’ll be entitled to;
20% Discounts at Waitrose & Partners on the majority of products.
25% Discounts at John Lewis & Partners on the majority of products.
12% Discount at John Lewis & Partners on electrical & white goods.
On-Site gym - Fully inclusive use £10 P/Mth
Full access to our subsidised dining room serving hot and cold meals through the day.
22 days paid holiday per year, increasing to 25 after 5 years service, 30 days after 10 years service (not including Bank Holidays)
Discounted holidays at our exclusive Partnerships hotels
VIP suites with discounted tickets at the O2 & Wembley arena.
Generous discounts at numerous restaurants and bars
Exclusive days out for Partners and their families
Free on site parking
Free on site hot drinks & fruit.
Desirable experience skills and qualifications:
Basic standards of written English and basic Maths
We actively promote flexible working, training our Partners to be multi skilled across multiple warehouses. The Partnership supports agile and flexible working practices, such as when, where and how we work. We have several different ways to work flexibly, including part-time, flexible or compressed hours.
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/ 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.
Attachment: Warehouse Partner - Waitrose Distribution .pdf
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