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Warehouse Operative

Salary: £19,000 - £20,500
Contract Length: Permanent

Job Description:

Do you want to work a 4-day week with full pay? Do you want to progress within 6-months? If so, this might be for you! 


The company

Our client is a successful company providing paint and coatings for professional industries and for home use. They maintain a small, closely-knit team, employing just over 20 people in Banbury – each employee is an integral part of the team. And the best thing is, they only operate a 4-day work week, but with full pay! 

They are based in a state of the art office/warehouse/shop in Bicester and are looking for an Operations Assistant to support the efficient manufacture, picking and despatch of customer orders in the warehouse.


The role

Supporting the warehouse includes several duties. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Picking and packing customer orders ready for despatch
  • Liaise with the Operations Supervisor to ensure daily production targets are met
  • Liaise with the Operations Manager/ Supervisor and Administration team regarding customer order queries
  • Work toward the common goal of a zero error rate. If an error does occur, ensure it is reported correctly and any actions identified to prevent its repetition are fully implemented
  • Working with the Operations Manager / Supervisor to ensure all aspects of Health and Safety are adhered to within your daily tasks
  • Communicate as required with carriers regarding arrival times, confirming consignment volumes and the efficient loading or unloading of pallets/consignments
  • Ensure stocks of pallets are maintained, skips are emptied and waste paint removal is booked with the relevant suppliers
  • Ensure all daily and weekly health checks are carried out on machinery, including good housekeeping and colourant stock management
  • Produce customer paint samples and colour cards


To be successful in this role, you will…

…be organised

…be curious to learn about processes and procedures

…be ambitious to progress

…use initiative to make processes simpler

…enjoy working in a team

…be easy to get on with and find it easy to get on with others


You will not…

…be lazy

…shy away from responsibility

…try to cut corners


The package

This is a great opportunity to join a thriving company, with a great team culture and offering fast progression opportunities. Some benefits include:

  • £19k salary + bonuses
  • 4-day work-week (Mon-Thurs or Tues-Fri), Hours: 07:30-18:00
  • January bonus equivalent to 1-month salary
  • Regular bonuses for achieving targets
  • Perkbox membership
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Business shut down over the Christmas period
  • Healthcare
  • Pension
  • Regular team outings for lunch/dinner, (and trips to the pub!)
  • Opportunities for overseas work trips



If you’re looking for a new position with a welcoming company, apply now! Or for more information, call Jae on 01865 655 298.

Location: Bicester, Oxfordshire