£20971 to £20971 PA Permanent

Our expanding Tameside client are looking to recruit 7 Order Pickers for their busy distribution site

Job responsibilities and Key Tasks: 

Order Picking/Packing within the dispatch department at our Droylsden Distribution Centre. This role involves accurately picking products (large volumes) via computerised ‘Voice’ controlled equipment & headset. Full training will be given for all successful candidates.

The position is a manual hands-on role and includes a lot of walking from bin-location to bin-location. The role involves regularly lifting products and hand-wrapping pallets.

The position also includes working in the loading bay and dealing with our distribution carriers on a rota system. Applicants should be able to demonstrate they have a proven excellent record working in similar environments.

Successful applicants will be required to drive forklift trucks and training will be given to those who do not meet the necessary standard. We currently operate Flexi-trucks (Pivot-Steer) and Reach trucks which are necessary to fulfill this role. Will also consider any other FLT Licence as willing to retrain.

About the person:


  • Warehouse operatives are assessed on the following performance measures:
  • Accuracy, productivity, and quality of work
  • Attendance record and Punctuality
  • Flexibility to work overtime and Teamwork

Fitness & Health

Picking & packing stock is a physically demanding job that includes walking most of the working day.  If you suffer from a bad back or other physical impairment that will prevent you from fulfilling this role, you should not apply for a position as an order-pickers

Basic Literacy and Arithmetic

As a warehouse operative, you will need to be able to read product descriptions and numbers and be capable of basic arithmetic.  There will be a basic aptitude test contain four questions during the recruitment process which will take approximately 5 minutes to complete.

Working Hours

  • Early shift are 6:00 am to 2:30 pm Monday to Thursday and 6.00 am to 13.30 on Friday
  • Late shift are 11.15 am to 20.00 pm Monday to Thursday and 11.15 am to 17.45 on Friday
  • Standard working week is 39.5 hours per week and the shift patterns alternate weekly

To meet the needs of the business you may need to work regular overtime, typically this can be up to 8 hours in each week and in addition, occasionally on a Saturday morning.  All employees are expected to have a flexible approach to working overtime when required.

Monday to Saturday the overtime rate is time, and a half and Sundays are paid at double time. Overtime is only paid after completing your standard 39.5-hour shift per week. All Salaries are paid monthly.

Online applications following by a video interview by Bennett Staff then a further one to one interview with our client.

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