Logistics/Warehouse Operative - Henry Diaper & Co LTD - REF: KA054

The successful applicant will be taking the post of Logistics/Warehouse Operative.

Henry Diaper & Co Ltd are a Bonded Warehouse and Freight Forwarding company and are currently recruiting for a Logistics Operative to work within their busy Logistics Office and Warehouses on Knowsley Industrial Estate.  

Key resonsibilities for the role:

  • Dealing with suppliers/hauliers by phone or email agreeing dates and times for receiving the goods into the warehouses
  • Inputting stock receipts onto warehouse stock control systems and also despatching stock from the system
  • Dealing with drivers on arrival at the office to book in, issue required documents and direct to the required warehouse
  • Filing documentation
  • Unloading loose loaded containers for storage in the warehouse

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Good communication skills
  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Willingness to learn
  • Adaptability

Location: Knowsley Industrial Estate
Contracted hours: 7am to 4pm Monday to Friday
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage - 16,000 P/A

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form (Word)
2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Sunday 21 October 2018

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  • Research the employer offering the job. Find out what they do and what the job involves.
  • Show the employer you understand their business by referring to them in your application, for example: "I am interested in developing skills in building maintenance and noticed you were successful in winning a large contract to maintain houses for a large housing association"
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If you would like support completing your application form please email theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk with the subject heading 'Application Support'