Warehouse Assistant

Location North Tyneside
Discipline: Logistics
Job type: Full Time
Salary: £11.44
Job ref: 003224
Published: about 1 month ago

Christmas is just around the corner at Fenwick, and we have exciting opportunities for Warehouse Operators to join the team in our Killingworth Distribution Centre and support us through our peak trading period and beyond.


We have temporary contracts ranging from 5 to 7 months in duration with the opportunity to become permanent from January 2025


**Permanent 16 hours per week contracts available with fixed days working Saturday and Sunday 8.00am - 4.00pm


When you join Fenwick, you'll receive;


*       28 Days Annual Leave (Pro Rata for the length of your contract).

*       A fantastic (up to) 25% discount in all Fenwick stores and online at fenwick.co.uk.

*       ‘Perks*’ a great way to get Retail, Leisure & Hospitality discounts, exclusive deals, and cashback on a wide range of products.

*       WeCare -24/7 GP, wellbeing advice & support service.

*       Career progression and lots of opportunities to learn as your work.

*       Free and secure on-site car parking / bike storage


About the role


As a Warehouse Operator you will be key in supporting the smooth running of our warehouse operation across receiving, pricing and other warehousing routines.


You will work across all areas of our distribution centre with varied tasks and no two days will be the same. Our Warehouse Operators process orders, receipt orders, make sure our stores receive our fabulous products on time whilst ensuring it is priced, packaged, and maintained to the highest of standards.


What we are looking for in a candidate…


*       An interest in / passion for working in a logistics environment and the desire to learn and be part of a dynamic and driven team

*       Previous work experience in a warehouse/logistics environment

*       Previous experience with working with warehouse management systems

*       Experience in data input and a knowledge of D365 is beneficial

*       Comfortable with manual handling and heavy lifting (although this is kept to a minimum)


You will be invited to one of our ‘Get To Know Fenwick’ Experience events in July to gain a valuable insight into the role and our business and we won’t keep you waiting, we are committed to providing you an offer of employment or feedback within 48 hours of your interview.


We have contracts available starting from July and ideally, you will start with us as soon as possible. All contracts will require you to be flexible and work to a rota that includes evening and weekend shifts on rotations from Monday to Sunday though we are happy to discuss any individual needs you may have and where possible, we seek to accommodate.


Shift patterns are 6.00am – 2.00pm and 2.00pm – 10.00pm


Weekend shifts are available working Saturday and Sunday 8.00am - 4.00pm


About Fenwick


Fenwick is the UK’s largest family-owned department store group with a rich heritage and history that has shaped who we are today! We are on an exciting journey of investment, looking towards a future that is every bit as bold and brilliant as what has gone before.


We work collaboratively and our 2,000 strong workforce spans across our stores, our support functions including Digital, Buying & Merchandising, IT, Finance, People and Customer Service teams plus our valued restaurants and distribution centres and we are always on the lookout for talent to join our ever-growing family to exceed our customers' expectations.