Based at our purpose built, one million sq. ft. distribution centre at Amesbury, Wiltshire the site supports our plans to grow from 550 to 1,000 stores.
The site is one of the most advanced and highly automated distribution centres in the UK and runs 24/7.
This Warehouse Operative vacancy is on a fixed term contract working Monday - Friday:
Earlies – 6am – 2pm
Lates – 2pm – 10pm
Nights – 10pm – 6am
Part time contracts are also available.
Variations to start and end times will also be considered.
Suitable candidates will be reliable with a hands on approach to work.
General warehouse duties include using an automated system (caddy pick) to pick products onto cages to be dispatched to store. Other picking element includes Order Picking Units (OPUs), Pedestrian Picking, Secure Picking and manual handling, as well as being on your feet for the duration of your shift - you can expect to walk up to 12 miles per shift.
Opportunities at Home Bargains include progression into other areas of the warehouse including Voice Pick, Loading, Dekit, Goods In and more.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wishes to continue, or even start, their career in warehousing and distribution.
Earlies - £10.10
Lates - £10.10 plus a temporary shift allowance of £0.40 per hour, totalling £10.50
Nights - £12.59
Fixed term contract (expires 24 December 2021)
Those on a fixed term contract will be considered for a permanent contract on the standard any 5 from 7 shift pattern which includes regular weekend working
5.6 weeks paid holiday per year including bank and public holiday allowance rising to 6.6 weeks upon 5 years' service
Contributable Company pension scheme
Free car parking
Preference to promote from within
Access to social and sporting events
10% store discount
Follow instruction and adhere to health and safety practices and procedures
Complete general warehouse duties including picking, dekit, loading and decant
Work towards achievement of pick rate and other targets
Minimum Criteria To Apply
Good communication skills
Reliable and punctual
Able to work to targets
Able to work well under pressure and to tight timeframes
Available to work weekends as part of the normal shift pattern (on a 7 week rota which does include a mix of weekend and non-weekend working)
Previous experience is not essential as full training will be provided
About The Company
TJ Morris Limited trading as Home Bargains is a privately owned family run discount retailer selling top brands at the lowest possible price on the UK high street.
Having started more than 40 years ago in Liverpool our customers continue to be at the heart of everything we do and throughout our 550 stores we have over 4.5 million customers each week.
With plans to increase our store portfolio to 1,000 stores throughout the UK we are a fast-paced retailer opening 50 stores a year (nearly one every weekend) - and we wouldn't have it any other way!
How does the pay compare?
Warehouse operatives at Home Bargains are typically paid £6.68–10.10 an hour.
This job pays £10.10–£12.59 per hour.
Do warehouse operatives think Home Bargains 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
72% 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 18 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.
Are warehouse operatives given support to progress at Home Bargains?
Most people are given support to progress here
How we know this
In the last year, 52% 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 21 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.