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Packing Operative

Posted on: July 2, 2024

Location: Gillingham

Salary: £11.90 per hour

Category: Warehouse

Job Type: Full TimeTemporary

We are looking for a Packing Operative to join a large company site in Gillingham, Dorset.

What you’ll be doing as Packing Operative

You will be joining the friendly packing and logistics team to assist with picking and packing orders using their computerised system. As a Packing Operative you will make sure that all orders are picked, quality checked accurately and dispatched on time.

  • Picking products
  • Packing customer orders
  • Operating labelling and packing machinery
  • Online despatch processing
  • Courier bookings
  • Quality control of orders
  • Stock control
  • General warehouse duties and housekeeping.

Areas are well set up to ensure the efficient flow of customer orders and you will receive full training in your area. Everyone who works in the team is actively encouraged to contribute to the continual improvement of processes. As a result there are regular team catch ups to discuss progress and discrepancies.

Working pattern

Full time hours are 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. There are permanent opportunities available following a period of temporary work.

Skills and experience

You need to be comfortable working on your feet, and reading and writing in English for this role.

What you’ll receive

This job is a great chance to work for a successful company and there are some lovely staff benefits such as parking, free tea and coffee, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, and job progression, as well as a fantastic hourly rate. Overtime rates paid at time and a half over 40 hours and double time weekend rates.

Are you the right person for this job? Simply click the Apply Online button. Anna is recruiting for this role, and she’d love to hear from you. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

Octopus Personnel focuses on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We commit to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register.

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Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Anna Wiklinska

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

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