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Warehouse Operative, IKEA

£9.50 per hour

in Sheffield

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Job description

£9.50 per hour £9.50 per hour with night shift premium of £2.03

The logistics team in IKEA Sheffield are looking for night shift co-workers to join our expanding team.
We have permanent, part night shifts roles available with various contracts between 16 - 30 hours per week.
To meet the shopping needs of our customers and the work life balance of our co-workers, co-workers will be expected to work between the hours of 10.00 pm - 12.00 pm with Saturday & Sunday availability. We are happy to discuss during interview and you will get 1 weekend off per month.
Hourly rate: £9.50 Night shift allowance: £2.03 for every hour worked between 10.00 pm & 6.00 am
We are looking for proactive and energetic individuals, who are not afraid to work in a fast-paced, physically demanding environment to join our team. We are on the lookout for someone who has great communication skills, who is organised, and is passionate about stock accuracy and ensuring that we have products available for our customers in the right place at the right time.
The day-to-day tasks are physically demanding and involve a great deal of (safe!) manual handling. Who needs the gym?
They understand that this is essential to a successful shopping experience for our customers.
Togetherness is one of the core values in the IKEA culture, we expect our candidates to be natural team players and problem solvers, this is especially true for our logistics department which is one of the most crucial parts to our stores!
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOUWorking at IKEA, we recognise the need to look after our people and we offer a range of co-worker benefits such as: co-worker discount, pension scheme, uniform provision, subsidised co-worker meals, a year-end gift, Interest Free Loan (for IKEA products), Free & Confidential Wellbeing Service and free parking.
Due to IKEA Health and Safety requirements, we are looking for candidates who are over the age of 18.
We have various roles throughout our logistics function:
WAREHOUSE OPERATIVE In our Warehouse team you will have the customers at heart, you will be picking and preparing orders for both online & in store for collection or delivery. Your daily duties will be picking, checking order accuracy, and preparing orders for delivery or handout. You are passionate about stock accuracy and ensuring that we have products available for our customers in the right place at the right time. Picking experience would be beneficial.Contracts: 16 hours working 4 days over 7 days per week, 3 out 4 weekends between the hours or 10.00 pm-12.00 pm20 – 30 hours working 5 days over 7 days per week, 3 out 4 weekends between the hours or 10.00 pm-12.00 pmHourly rate: £9.50 Night shift allowance: £2.03 for every hour worked between 10.00 pm & 6.00 am
GOODS FLOW CO-WORKER • Receives stock into the building checking stock accuracy • Warehouse experience beneficial • Fork lift Truck experience preferred but not essential training will be provided • Working to ensure that large volumes of products are unloaded, replenished and picked for our customers • Takes responsibility to ensure a safe working environment for yourself, colleagues and our customers • Work with our internal systems to ensure that Customers have accurate and full stock availability at all times • Receives stock into the building checking stock accuracy Contract hours: 30 hours Co-workers working 5 days over 7 days per week, 3 out 4 weekends between the hours of 10.00 pm-12.00 pm.Hourly rate: £9.50 Night shift allowance: £2.03 for every hour worked between 10.00 pm & 6.00 am Forklift allowance: £0.92 per hour for power pallet truck (once fully trained)
REPLENISHMENT In Replenishment you will be working behind the scenes together with your co-workers to ensure that large volumes of product are replenished for our customers. You are looking for someone who is tech savvy. • Have the ability for a physical role • Enjoys a fast paced and rewarding environment • Can apply a common-sense approach when tackling everyday problems • Ability to establish and maintain relationships based on trust Contract hours: 20-30 hours Co-workers working 5 days over 7 days per week, 3 out 4 weekends between the hours of 12.00 am-12.00 pm.
APPLY NOW First step, so we can get to know you better please attach a covering letter & up to date CV with your application. Please state your preferred contract size.
Second step, if successful at this stage you will be invited to complete a live video interview with one of our hiring managers. The live video interviews are scheduled to take place between 10th September - 27th September, if successful please ensure you are available. .
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/94579795

How does the pay compare?

This job
£9.50
Typical range
£8.89–11.43

Warehouse operatives at IKEA are typically paid £8.89–11.43 an hour. This job pays £9.50 per hour.

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  • Hard to choose shifts

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

    People don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    83% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 6 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.

Not great
  • Not easy to take sick leave

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

    Most people find it hard to take sick leave

    How we know this

    60% of people report that it’s hard to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

  • People feel stressed

    Is it stressful for warehouse operatives to work at IKEA?

    Most people feel stressed here

    How we know this

    67% of people say they often feel stressed at work

    Based on information from 6 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 below market rates

    Does IKEA pay warehouse operatives market rates?

    Most people are not paid market rates

    How we know this

    57% of people are paid below 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.

  • No career progression

    Are warehouse operatives given support to progress at IKEA?

    Only some people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 57% 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.

  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

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

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

    How we know this

    • 29% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 43% 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.

Good
  • Enough training

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

    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.

  • Breaks are paid

    Do warehouse operatives at IKEA get paid breaks?

    Usually. Most people get paid breaks

    How we know this

    57% of people say they 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 enough to live on

    Does IKEA pay warehouse operatives enough to live on?

    Most people are paid enough to live on

    How we know this

    57% 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 recommend their team

    Do warehouse operatives at IKEA 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.

  • Managers are respectful

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

    Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    71% of people say they’re 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.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

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

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    100% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 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.

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do IKEA managers change warehouse operatives shifts at short notice?

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

    How we know this

    100% 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.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do warehouse operatives at IKEA get proper breaks?

    People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    83% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 6 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.

  • People get sick pay

    Does IKEA pay warehouse operatives sick pay?

    Yes. People get proper sick pay

    How we know this

    83% 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.

  • No unpaid extra work

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

    No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    100% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

    Based on information from 5 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.

  • Well informed about head office

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

    People feel well informed about how the company is doing

    How we know this

    80% of people feel that they are kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole

    Based on information from 5 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.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do warehouse operatives at IKEA worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    100% 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.

What employees are saying about IKEA

  • Best thing

    Everyday has different challenges

    Worst thing

    Rota’s and holiday booking

    6.1

    Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Better than minimum wage.

    Worst thing

    Not a lot of help to progress.

    6.1

    Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Good work colleges free food

    Worst thing

    Shift changes

    8.1

    Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    Great coworkers to work with, free Easter egg and a free Xmas present 🎁 and generous holiday allowance

    Worst thing

    Having to work late shifts then could be back in 11 hrs later, not been able to get full-time hrs ie 39 unless you commit to going up the ladder future team leader/manager, Having to take unnecessary breaks which aren't paid eg 7hrs 20mins paid 30mins unpaid 8hrs 20 paid 45 unpaid 9hrs 2x 20 paid 45 unpaid

    5.1

    Sales, April 2021