Warehouse Operative, Nagel Langdons

£22.9k–£23.3k per year

in Barnsley, South Yorkshire

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Job description

£22946.00 to £23281.00 per year

Do you have previous experience working in a warehouse and want to develop your career within the supply chain and logistics industry?

Do you want to establish a successful career with a market leader in the import and export sector?

If so, this could be the role for you!

Here at Nagel Langdons,we havean exciting opportunity for a Warehouse Operative to join the team based at ourBarnsley depot.

We have several shifts available on a full time, permanent basis:

  • Monday – Friday Days
  • Monday – Friday Afters (12:30 – 22:00)
  • Sunday – Thursday Nights (22:00 – 07:30)

In return you’ll receive a competitive salary of £22,946 - £23,281 per annum.

About us:

Whether it’s fresh consignments or frozen goods we have it covered! Nagel Langdons can deliver to almost any location in the UK or Ireland within 24 hours. We have 9 depots and over 375 lorries carrying chilled and frozen food all over the country. We’re the only company providing a 24-hour service of this kind, and we’re very good at it.

Benefits you’ll receive as our Warehouse Operative:

  • Company uniform provided
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff Discount Scheme
  • Optional overtime available
  • Long Service Bonus Payments
  • Annual pay review
  • Company sick pay

The Warehouse Operative role:

Your role will be to undertake allocated Warehouse-related duties in a safe, cost-effective and efficient manner.

What you’ll be doing as our Warehouse Operative:

  • Receive and check loads into the warehouse, ensuring all correct packaging and labelling is in place and any discrepancies are reported
  • Ensure all stock handled is secure and complies with relevant food safety standards
  • Operate assigned mechanical handling equipment to store and transport customer goods safely
  • Assist with assembling loads for despatch and onto vehicles where required
  • Conduct quality checks to ensure standards of cleanliness and hygiene levels
  • Take action to ensure any hazards are controlled or removed to ensure a safe working environment

What qualifications and experience are we looking for in our Warehouse Operative?

  • Up-to-date licence to use designated mechanical equipment
  • IT literate in Microsoft Office packages
  • The ability to compile, analyse and interpret relevant data
  • Extensive knowledge and application of warehouse, food safety rules and health and safety procedures

What skills and abilities are we looking for in our Warehouse Operative?

  • Ability to use initiative and to be organised so that key tasks can be completed fully and on time
  • Ability to work to set targets and deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven arithmetic skills
  • Effective working in a team-based environment

If this role sounds like the right fit for you, click apply today to become our new Warehouse Operative. We’d love to hear from you!


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/94382978

How this job measures up

Warehouse operatives are typically paid £8.65–12.17 an hour. This job pays £22.9k–£23.3k per year.

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Bad
  • Not good for parents

    Is working at Nagel Langdons good if you have caring responsibilities?

    People say this is a bad place to work if you care for a child or other relative

    How we know this

    83% of people who care for a child or other relative report this isn’t a good place to work

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Whether it’s looking after children or caring for a relative, a good job should support your responsibilities outside of work.

Not great
  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do people think Nagel Langdons head office understands what's happening where they work?

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

    How we know this

    67% 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.

  • Breaks aren’t paid

    Do workers at Nagel Langdons get paid breaks?

    Not always. Most people don’t get paid breaks

    How we know this

    71% of people say they don’t get paid breaks

    Based on information from 7 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.

  • People are paid below market rates

    Does Nagel Langdons pay market rates?

    Most people are not paid market rates

    How we know this

    63% of people are paid below the typical pay for the type of work they do

    Based on information from 8 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.

  • No career progression

    Are people given support to progress at Nagel Langdons?

    Only some people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 71% of people report not 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 7 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.

  • Managers aren’t respectful

    Do people at Nagel Langdons feel treated by respect by their managers?

    Most people don’t feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    57% of people say they’re not treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 7 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.

Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Nagel Langdons?

    Most people find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    71% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 7 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.

  • People aren’t stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Nagel Langdons?

    Most people don’t feel stressed here

    How we know this

    63% of people say they don’t feel stressed at work

    Based on information from 8 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 recommend their team

    Do people at Nagel Langdons recommend working with their team?

    Most people recommend working with their team

    How we know this

    63% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 8 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 Nagel Langdons pay sick pay?

    Usually. Most people get proper sick pay

    How we know this

    50% of people say they would get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

    Based on information from 8 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.

Excellent
  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it to take sick leave at Nagel Langdons?

    People find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    86% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

  • Enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Nagel Langdons?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    83% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 6 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 are paid enough to live on

    Does Nagel Langdons pay enough to live on?

    People are paid enough to live on

    How we know this

    83% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

    Based on information from 6 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 get proper breaks

    Do people at Nagel Langdons get proper breaks?

    People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    100% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 8 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • Well informed about head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how Nagel Langdons is doing?

    People feel well informed about how the company is doing

    How we know this

    100% of people feel that they are 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.

What employees are saying about Nagel Langdons

  • Best thing

    Freedom of the road on your own

    Worst thing

    Occasionally overworked, bad planning

    7.0

    Hgv driver, September 2020

  • Best thing

    being out on your own driving

    Worst thing

    not enough training support

    6.4

    HGV 1 driver, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Shifts,pay and physical

    Worst thing

    You can never do enough

    5.2

    Warehouse operative, June 2020

  • Best thing

    Colleagues and working environment

    Worst thing

    Working hours

    10.0

    Admin assistant, August 2020