Warehouse Operative - Hemel Hempstead

Warehouse Operative - Hemel Hempstead

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Hemel Hempstead
Job Description

Are you a dynamic individual who wants to grow and develop in a company that's revolutionising retail?

Are you a team player with a strong, consistent work ethic?

Do you have practical knowledge and experience in an operational environment?

If you have answered yes to these questions, Majestic Wine would be delighted to hear from you!

Who are we?

Majestic Wine is the UK’s leading specialist wine retailer. Majestic was founded in 1980 and, alongside its Commercial and French divisions, had a turnover of over £300m last financial year.

Alongside strong growth in multi-channel sales, Majestic believe there is still a key role a retailer that is loved by customers and loved by suppliers.  We pride ourselves on our enthusiastic, knowledgeable and friendly people, who, working as part of a close-knit team deliver exceptional customer service in a vibrant and fast-paced retail environment.  More information can be found at www.majesticcareers.co.uk   

In August 2019 Majestic announced it will be continuing its story under new private ownership and was purchased by US investment firm - Fortress. The sale included the Majestic brand, stores, website, Commercial and French division. 

Fortress are now backing the vision for the future of Majestic and they see a lot of headroom for growth. The investment group pointed to Majestic’s ‘strong cross channel journey, expert staff and widespread brand affection’ when deciding to buy the business from its PLC status.

The Role

As a Warehouse Operative, you will be working at the heart of the business ensuring you supply our fellow colleagues with the stock they require to make us a successful team in the retail and online environment.  Accuracy and meritocracy are key KPI’s, alongside good timekeeping qualities and a “can-do” attitude.

Key Responsibilities:

To work effectively as a member of the Warehouse Distribution Team, through effective and appropriate communication.
Accurately pick stock using our existing WMS via voice control.
Preparing and packing items for despatch accurately, on time and in accordance with instructions.
Ensure that warehouse, stock and equipment is kept clean and safe as per company Health and Safety procedures.
Unload, receive, check, identify and put stock away into its appropriate location and moving of pallets on the warehouse mezzanine floor.
To use all equipment provided in a safe and correct manner, in accordance with Company procedures and safety rules.
Ensure that all housekeeping requirements are being met.
Assisting with the unloading of vehicles and the checking in of stock
Collecting items from throughout the warehouse, preparing and completing warehouse orders for delivery or pickup according to a schedule.       
Performing warehouse inventory controls


Knowledge & Skills Required:

Good organisational skills
Being a self-starter with a high level of energy will help you excel in this job
Forklift experience desirable but not essential 
Ability to meet the physical demands of the job - Manual Handling
Must be flexible and able to work 5 out of 7 shifts when required (including weekends)
Team player with strong, consistent work ethic.
Experience in Distribution or Logistics is an advantage.
Keen eye for detail
Good organizational skills and a methodical approach to work
Energy, enthusiasm, positive, commitment and a can-do flexible attitude
Practical knowledge and experience in an operational environment
Quick and effective problem solver
Work well under pressure and have the ability to meet tight deadlines
Great sense of humour


A competitive salary based on your experience
20% discount on wine
Performance related bonus
Life assurance 3x your salary
Free parking on site
Contributory pension
An unparalleled fun company culture that's focused on empowering and developing our employees. 

Job Specifics:

Contract Type: 3 Months FTC to Perm 

37.5 Hours a week - shift work 06:00am to 14:00pm , 14:00pm till 22:00pm and 22:00pm  till 06:00am

Location: Hemel Gateway, A, Boundary Way, Hemel Hempstead Industrial Estate, Hemel Hempstead HP2 7GY 

We’re fast paced, we’re entrepreneurial, we’re creative, we’re dynamic, we’re energetic and we’d love to hear from you!


No Agencies Please - We thank you for your interest in working with Majestic Wine, however, we have a PSL who will be supporting us if needed. We will not pay fees or acknowledge any CV's supplied to Majestic Wine unless you have been briefed on the role by a member of our Talent Team.

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