Warehouse operative to move & manage crystals & fossils (Cambridge)

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ID: 1902 Published: November 21, 2016 4:01 pm

 Coldham's Road, Cambridge CB1 3EW, United Kingdom

Small Cambridge based business looking for a competent, reliable, strong, practical person to help our small crew move, organise and manage the pallets and parcels in and out of our warehouse.

This is a practical, hands on kind of job. We do not have a computerised stock control or bar-code system. However, as a small business in a niche sector we can offer opportunities for travel in the UK & abroad to assist at trade shows, and the opportunity to grow in the business depending on skills shown – for example product sourcing/development, fossil preparation, marketing, IT and customer relations/sales.

Primary duties are:

  • Stock Management
  • Stock Selection
  • Packing of parcels and pallets
  • Goods in and out

Secondary duties:

  • Dealing with customers
  • Ordering supplies & consumables
  • Grading, pricing, cleaning & display of crystals
    & fossils
  • Forklift & vehicle use
  • Assisting other staff

Previous experience & essential skills:

  • Hands on stock management & load handling
  • Manual handling of 20kg boxes
  • Interest in Geology, Crystals & Fossils
  • Strong teamwork & communication skills
  • Adaptable, self-motivated & organised
  • Stamina to deal with the physical side of the job

Start date Dec 1st.

4 months initial training/probation period, followed by 6 months covering paternity leave. Employment beyond initial 10 months a strong possibility if clearly good at the job, and both parties agree. If you want to work with a small crew in a varied role, this would be an ideal opportunity.

Forklift training would be offered during the first 3 months it the candidate does not already have a relevant forklift licence/qualification.

Wages will be: £7.20 per hour for first 4 months, raising to £7.65 per hour thereafter.

Please email explaining why you think this job might be for you and include a CV.


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