Warehouse Operative Apprentice

Felixstowe (Warehouse)

The Role

In our busy warehouse at the Port of Felixstowe, you can make a real difference to the UK economy and supply chains – keeping our customers’ goods moving through the port.

This newly created role in our growing warehouse team is a great opportunity to work as part of a friendly team in an energetic warehouse, where no two days are the same and you’re always on the move!

You don’t need any experience for this role, what’s most important to us is to find someone who enjoys being on the move, keeping busy and above all mucking in with the team to get the job done.

The Day-to-Day

In this role you will need to enjoy the excitement every day being busy, with a team spirit that is vital to get the job done. The main responsibilities include some of the below, and if you’re ambitious to learn more there will also be opportunities to learn a range of skills that are needed across our large, diverse warehouse.

  • Picking, packing, and shipping customer orders
  • Loading and unloading of containers, stock and deliveries
  • Checking off stock, unpacking stock and restocking shelves
  • Represent the business with visiting hauliers and occasionally customers
  • Updating IT systems to ensure accurate stock control
  • Ensuring all health and safety regulations within the company are adhered to
  • Maintaining a neat and tidy work area
  • Carrying out all duties with reference to Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) procedures and work instructions

The Person

Essential skills needed for this role include:

  • A friendly, positive, hardworking approach to work
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Great attention to detail
  • Diligence and punctuality

Other skills that will help, but are not vital as we can coach you in these are:

  • Experience of working in a warehouse environment
  • Forklift or other industrial machinery experience

The Need-to-Knows

Reporting to: Warehouse Supervisor

Working hours: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm

The Package

Competitive salary for the right candidates
8% Pension contributions
Life assurance 4x salary
Health cashback plan
Discounted gym memberships
Employee assistance programme
Discount at over 250 retailers
Membership of the Matthew Good Foundation
Employee referral scheme with cash reward of £350
Priority lane for internal recruitment – be the first to hear and apply about new roles

About the Company

Good Logistics is an award-winning freight forwarder and logistics provider, providing shipping solutions to small medium and large growing companies. Established for many generations and steeped in maritime history, the key to our success is not just our industry knowledge but our highly skilled and experienced people, who are dedicated to providing a first-class service to our customers.

With offices strategically positioned at major ports throughout the UK, as well as internationally in the USA and Turkey, the business boasts a diverse team of over 250 employees and a forecast turnover of £128 million in 2021.

Career progression and development of our people is key to our continuous growth and success. At Good Logistics, we ensure our employees have access to development opportunities through our structured learning and development agenda, and ensure skill sets and career aspirations continually evolve, along with a focused people strategy that supports employee engagement.

Our recruitment process

Once we have assessed your application and you have been shortlisted you will be invited to an interview with local management.

Ready to Apply?

If you would like to apply for this exciting opportunity, please fill in the form below to apply online. You are also welcome to contact us at any time to discuss further details of the role or the business, please feel free to contact a member of the HR team on hr@goodlogisticsgroup.com or explore more at www.goodlogisticsgroup.com/working-for-us

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