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Warehouse Operative (PM Shift) - Wigan

Job Introduction

ArrowXL are the UK’s leading provider of two-person home delivery who strive to make the world of delivery a better place, by building a business that supports the way we live today. Most of our work is taking responsibility for storing and delivering large, heavy, bulky items – the kind of work that typically needs two people to handle. Quite often these items need installing, which we do too.

ArrowXL is now recruiting for a Warehouse Operative join our busy team in Wigan.

Whilst you may not come face to face with our Customers, you will be one of the unsung heroes that work behind the scenes ensuring our delivery crews are loaded up ready to deliver the ArrowXL promise. Interested in the opportunity of joining the UK’s largest multi-user, two-person, home delivery and warehouse specialist?

Role Responsibility

We specialise in delivering the big and bulky stuff, so the items you can expect to work with will include fridges, TV’s and sofas. Our warehouses are busy environments, but you will have a team of fabulous colleagues around supporting you every day. Your role will include:

  • Picking customer orders from location
  • Loading and unloading vehicles
  • Being responsible for your own health and safety
  • Understanding our internal policies and procedures
  • Physically checking stock to ensure it is in the correct location
  • Using AXL equipment, including hand-held terminals

We’re all about colleague development so your career doesn’t need to stop here – with our award-winning Training Academy, if you really want to enhance your career and progress up the ladder, we can help.

The Ideal Candidate

With the amount of applications expected for this position, we will only be able to proceed forward with candidates who match our essential requirements stated below:

  • Experience of working within a busy warehouse operation
  • Computer literate as you will need to use our warehouse management systems (system specific training will be provided)
  • Able to work under pressure and prioritise activity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-starter who is always looking for ways to improve the way we do things

Package Description

  • 37.5 hours per week (minimum) guaranteed, over 5 days
  • Basic hourly rate of £10.27 (Inclusive of a 10% shift allowance for working the PM Shift) *
  • Shift hours are 14:00 – 22:00
  • Overtime and extra shifts are available at peak trading times

*Your basic hourly rate will be £9.34 per hour plus a 10% shift allowance

In addition to this attractive salary package, you will also get these great benefits:

  • Annual Leave – 28 days entitlement (including statutory bank holidays) which increases with service
  • Staff Discount at www.very.co.uk (25% discount on designer branded clothing, footwear and home accessories with 15% off furniture, leisure and electrical items)
  • Enhanced Pension Plan options – Company enhanced contributions of up to a 6% match
  • Life Insurance – Company funded 2x basic salary life cover from day one
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Free 24/7 confidential wellbeing support
  • Discounted Gym Membership – Up to 25% discount across 3700 nationally located gyms, health clubs, leisure centres, bootcamps and fitness studios
  • Cycle to work scheme – In partnership with Evans cycles the ArrowXL C2W scheme offers great benefits and discounts
  • Childcare vouchers – Government support to help pay for childcare for children aged <17
  • Progression and Development Opportunities – Internal Warehouse 2 Wheels Development Apprenticeships and Management Development Academies launched annually
  • Long service awards – We go out of our way to recognise and reward our colleague commitment with our long service awards programme
  • Employee of the month – Winners receive £25 voucher, certificate and Hall of fame recognition
  • Departmental Incentives – Year round departmental competitions, seasonal incentives and fantastic gifts
  • Retail Discounts – Huge discount savings in supermarkets (Asda, Tesco, Morrison’s and Sainsburys), Fashion discounts with (Adidas, Asos, H&M, Boohoo, JD and Matalan) and Technology discounts with (Apple, Argos, Currys/PC World and John Lewis), plus many more savings

About the Company

Our culture thrives on Six core values that form who we are, these are:

Innovative I Safe I Respectful I Excellent I Responsible I One Team

ArrowXL

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