Warehouse Operative, DHL

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in Northam, EX39

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Job description

BE AN ESSENTIAL PART OF EVERYDAY LIFE

Position: Compliance Assistant
Location: Hatfield
Contract Type: Permanent (Full-Time)
Shift pattern: No
Closing Date: Wednesday 22nd September 2021
Criminal Check required: No

Are you a motivated, organized individual seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity in a fast-paced environment? Would you enjoy being part of a dedicated team that works together to create a relevant, memorable difference in the lives of our customers and employees? If you're looking for change, and you're ready to make changes … we're looking for you.

At DHL our business is logistics, but people are our passion. With over 500,000 team members in 220 countries, we attract and retain great talent. We are one of the most innovative, most culturally diverse companies on the planet. We provide unmatched opportunities for personal and professional development. We really are a, “Best Place to Work.”

If this sounds like a team you'd like to join … keep reading.

We make promises to our customers, and we'll make promises to you too. The key responsibilities in this role include;

  • To assist in the monitoring and design of corporate governance, regulatory and legal policies, procedures, systems, controls and checks to identify and mitigate risk.
  • Assist the Compliance Department to ensure that there is a robust compliance control system in place by assisting with regular audits
  • Conduct spot checks in line with regulatory frameworks on all departments
  • Assist in maintaining and implementing company-wide compliance policies and procedures
  • Assist with the completion of the audits, identify any required improvements and support with their introduction, in line with the compliance plan
  • Ensure that enterprise-wide initiatives are undertaken, giving consideration to all applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Assist with conducting compliance related activities, recommending appropriate steps to improve its ongoing effectiveness.
  • Detailed analysis of financial processes to ensure compliance with regulatory controls.
  • Record and monitor compliance violations via DigiHaul Whistleblower helpline.
  • Effectively develop and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders.


You won't find another job like the one you'll find with DHL Supply Chain. Now, here's what we need from you:

    • High degree of organisational ability and analytical skills
    • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are essential
    • Ability to work in a professional and confidential manner
    • Self-motivated and calm under pressure
    • Strong analytical and organisational skills.
    • Ability to multitask, use initiative and work under minimal guidance/ supervision


    What will you get in return?

    • Private Health care
    • Discounts off restaurants, High Street stores and other organisations
    • Very strong Pension plan
    • Dental Insurance

    As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; 25 days holiday, pension scheme, medical cover, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.

    What you'll need to do next?

    If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application.


    We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across the UK. We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.

    The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

    How this job measures up

    Warehouse operatives at DHL are typically paid £8.73–12.67 an hour.

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    Bad
    • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

      Do warehouse operatives think DHL 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

      82% 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 84 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.

    Not great
    • Not easy to change shifts

      How easy is it for warehouse operatives at DHL to change shifts?

      Most people find it hard to change shifts

      How we know this

      61% of people report that it’s hard to change shifts if they need to

      Based on information from 56 job reviews

      Why this matters

      A good job is flexible around your personal life. It should be easy to change a shift if you need to, whether that’s in an emergency or for planning ahead.

    • People don’t enjoy their job

      Do warehouse operatives at DHL enjoy their jobs?

      Most people don’t enjoy their job

      How we know this

      65% of people report they don’t enjoy their job

      Based on information from 23 job reviews

    • Hard to choose shifts

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

      Most people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work

      How we know this

      64% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work

      Based on information from 78 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.

    • People feel stressed

      Is it stressful for warehouse operatives to work at DHL?

      Most people feel stressed here

      How we know this

      53% of people say they often feel stressed at work

      Based on information from 86 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.

    • Breaks aren’t paid

      Do warehouse operatives at DHL get paid breaks?

      Not always. Most people don’t get paid breaks

      How we know this

      55% of people say they don’t get paid breaks

      Based on information from 91 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 DHL pay warehouse operatives market rates?

      Most people are not paid market rates

      How we know this

      51% of people are paid below the typical pay for the type of work they do

      Based on information from 95 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 warehouse operatives given support to progress at DHL?

      Only some people are given support to progress here

      How we know this

      In the last year, 60% 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 87 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 don’t recommend their team

      Do warehouse operatives at DHL recommend working with their team?

      Only some people recommend working with their team

      How we know this

      64% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

      Based on information from 94 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.

    • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

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

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

      How we know this

      • 14% report getting one week notice or less
      • 2% report getting two weeks notice
      • 0% report getting three weeks notice
      • 35% report getting four weeks notice or more
      • 48% report having a fixed rota

      Based on information from 85 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.

    • People don’t get sick pay

      Does DHL pay warehouse operatives sick pay?

      Not always. Most people don’t get proper sick pay

      How we know this

      63% of people say they wouldn’t get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

      Based on information from 86 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.

    • Uninformed about head office

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

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

      How we know this

      55% of people feel that they aren’t kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole

      Based on information from 89 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 DHL?

      Most people find it easy to book holidays

      How we know this

      53% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

      Based on information from 88 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.

    • Easy to take sick leave

      How easy is it for warehouse operatives to take sick leave at DHL?

      Most people find it easy to take sick leave

      How we know this

      63% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

      Based on information from 75 job reviews

    • Enough training

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

      Most people get enough training when they start

      How we know this

      73% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

      Based on information from 91 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.

    • Good for parents

      Is working as warehouse operatives at DHL good if you have caring responsibilities?

      Most people say this is a good place to work if you care for a child or other relative

      How we know this

      50% of people who care for a child or other relative report this is a good place to work

      Based on information from 20 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.

    • Managers are respectful

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

      Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

      How we know this

      55% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

      Based on information from 77 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.

    Excellent
    • No short notice shift changes

      Do DHL managers change warehouse operatives shifts at short notice?

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

      How we know this

      88% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

      Based on information from 83 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.

    • People are paid enough to live on

      Does DHL pay warehouse operatives enough to live on?

      People are paid enough to live on

      How we know this

      84% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

      Based on information from 86 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 warehouse operatives at DHL get proper breaks?

      People get proper breaks

      How we know this

      77% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

      Based on information from 83 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.

    • No unpaid extra work

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

      No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

      How we know this

      83% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

      Based on information from 76 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 DHL worry about hours?

      People don’t worry about getting enough hours

      How we know this

      94% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

      Based on information from 79 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.

    What employees are saying about DHL

    • Best thing

      good collegues

      Worst thing

      Annualised contract and managers without experiences in warehouse. They do have experience in managing people but had n ide what is going on side.

      6.3

      Employee, May 2021

    • Best thing

      The other drivers and porters. Banter.

      Worst thing

      Supposed management who don't know how to do the job properly.
      Wages. Pay structure.

      6.2

      Employee, March 2021

    • Best thing

      Hours and pay

      Worst thing

      Some people are in the wrong positions and are still not sure how to do their job

      5.8

      Employee, May 2021

    • Best thing

      The amount we paid compared to the amount of tasks we are asked to do in a day

      Worst thing

      Poor equipment

      6.7

      Employee, April 2021