Warehouse Operative, UPS

£9.00 per hour • part-time

in Watford, Home Counties, WD24 7RY

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Job description

9 GBP Per Hour

FUTURE YOU turns part-time work into full-time rewards.Warehouse Operative - Watford
We are UPS, the world's largest package delivery ; We are looking for people to work at our Watford facility as a warehouse operative working part time, Monday to Friday, to with the opportunity for ;We need hardworking people who do not mind working in a busy environment moving and sorting packages for our customers.We prize speed and accuracy but above all else safety, so we require a warehouse operative who can pay careful attention on the job, follow instructions precisely and double-check his or her work on the go.The Benefits:
    • Located at the Watford Depot (WD24 7RY) we offer an hourly rate of £ ;plus £ ;location allowance.
    • Excellent benefits package including company pension, holiday pay, discounts at major retailers ( Apple, cinemas) and attractions ( Alton Towers, The London Eye) and many more
    • Paid Overtime opportunities are available
    • Full industry leading training provided including workplace methods and certificated aviation security training delivered in a supportive working environment
    • You will be employed directly by UPS and not through an agency
    • Casual dress and free on-site parking
    • UPS operates a ‘promotion from within policy’ with all our employees having the opportunity to progress within the Company.
About You:
    • You have excellent communication skills.

    • You are a good team player.
    • You are flexible, friendly and have a can-do attitude.
    • You have the ability to work on own initiative and meet tight deadlines.
    • You can accurately follow written instructions.
    • You have a great eye for detail whilst working in a fast paced environment.

    About UPS:Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, UPS has grown into a multi-billion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe. Today, UPS is a global company with one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world. We have become the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. Every day, we manage the flow of goods, funds, and information in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

    How does the pay compare?

    This job
    £9.00
    Typical range
    £8.82–15.55

    Warehouse operatives at UPS are typically paid £8.82–15.55 an hour. This job pays £9.00 per hour.

    How this job measures up

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    Bad
    • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

      Do warehouse operatives think UPS head office understands what's happening where they work?

      People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

      How we know this

      83% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

      Based on information from 6 job reviews

      Why this matters

      At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

      To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

    • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

      How much notice do warehouse operatives get of their shift pattern at UPS?

      People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

      How we know this

      • 57% report getting one week notice or less
      • 0% report getting two weeks notice
      • 0% report getting three weeks notice
      • 14% report getting four weeks notice or more
      • 29% report having a fixed rota

      Based on information from 7 job reviews

      Why this matters

      At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

      This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

    Not great
    • Breaks aren’t paid

      Do warehouse operatives at UPS get paid breaks?

      Not always. Most people don’t get paid breaks

      How we know this

      67% of people say they don’t get paid breaks

      Based on information from 6 job reviews

      Why this matters

      A good job should have paid breaks.

      You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

    • Uninformed about head office

      Do warehouse operatives feel well informed about how UPS is doing?

      Only some people feel well informed about how the company is doing

      How we know this

      67% of people feel that they aren’t kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole

      Based on information from 6 job reviews

      Why this matters

      At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

      You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

    Good
    • Easy to book holiday

      How easy is it for warehouse operatives to book a holiday at UPS?

      Most people find it easy to book holidays

      How we know this

      67% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

      Based on information from 6 job reviews

      Why this matters

      A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

    • Good choice of shifts

      Do warehouse operatives at UPS get to choose the shifts they work?

      Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

      How we know this

      57% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

      Based on information from 7 job reviews

      Why this matters

      A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

    • Enough training

      Do warehouse operatives get enough training when they start at UPS?

      Most people get enough training when they start

      How we know this

      57% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

      Based on information from 7 job reviews

      Why this matters

      A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

      This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

      It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

    • People aren’t stressed

      Is it stressful for warehouse operatives to work at UPS?

      Most people don’t feel stressed here

      How we know this

      71% of people say they don’t feel stressed at work

      Based on information from 7 job reviews

      Why this matters

      Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

      Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

    • People are paid enough to live on

      Does UPS pay warehouse operatives enough to live on?

      Most people are paid enough to live on

      How we know this

      71% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

      Based on information from 7 job reviews

      Why this matters

      Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

      The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

      The Real Living Wage is currently £9.50 per hour, and £10.85 per hour in London.

    • People are paid market rates

      Does UPS pay warehouse operatives market rates?

      Most people are paid market rates

      How we know this

      57% of people are paid average or more than the typical pay for the type of work they do

      Based on information from 7 job reviews

      Why this matters

      Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

    • Opportunities to progress

      Are warehouse operatives given support to progress at UPS?

      Most people are given support to progress here

      How we know this

      In the last year, 50% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

      Based on information from 6 job reviews

      Why this matters

      A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

      This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

    • People recommend their team

      Do warehouse operatives at UPS recommend working with their team?

      Most people recommend working with their team

      How we know this

      57% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

      Based on information from 7 job reviews

      Why this matters

      A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

      The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

      If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

    • People get sick pay

      Does UPS pay warehouse operatives sick pay?

      Usually. Most people get proper sick pay

      How we know this

      67% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

      Based on information from 6 job reviews

      Why this matters

      Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

      At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

      This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

    • Managers are respectful

      Do warehouse operatives at UPS feel treated by respect by their managers?

      Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

      How we know this

      50% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

      Based on information from 6 job reviews

      Why this matters

      Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

    • No unpaid extra work

      Do warehouse operatives at UPS do extra work that they don't get paid for?

      Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

      How we know this

      67% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

      Based on information from 6 job reviews

      Why this matters

      Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

    • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

      Do warehouse operatives at UPS worry about hours?

      Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours

      How we know this

      71% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

      Based on information from 7 job reviews

      Why this matters

      At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

      A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

      This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

    Excellent
    • No short notice shift changes

      Do UPS managers change warehouse operatives shifts at short notice?

      Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

      How we know this

      83% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

      Based on information from 6 job reviews

      Why this matters

      If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

    What employees are saying about UPS

    • Best thing

      Pay

      Worst thing

      Over dispatched. Can be pulled off you regular route to cover another

      6.1

      Package car driver, April 2021

    • Best thing

      Pay.

      Worst thing

      Workload. Choice of holiday dates. Over optimistic expectations.

      5.5

      Employee, May 2021

    • Best thing

      It's easy and the pay is good

      Worst thing

      The equipment is old and outdated

      5.5

      Employee, August 2021

    • Best thing

      Too much hourly performance required

      Worst thing

      No point of doing better than anyone else because nobody will recognise the effort

      5.2

      Import broker, February 2020