Warehouse Operatives - Wigan 37343
Warehouse Operatives - Wigan
From opening its first store in Burton-upon-Trent in 1990, Poundland, has built a network of almost 850 stores and 4 Distribution centres in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, offering top brands and great quality own brand products, that provide customers with amazing value every day.
Nominated by Retail Week as Value Discounter of the Year 2018, it now has over 18,000 colleagues who serve over seven million customers every week from Wick to Weymouth, Londonderry to Lowestoft and Holyhead to Hastings.
At the 2015 Grocer Gold Awards, Poundland was singled out for Own Label Range of the Year for its Make Up Gallery cosmetics line. It offers thousands of quality products in store with over 1,000 well-known brands in 17 shopping categories including food and drink, health and beauty, household, gardening, DIY, Pet, Stationery, Books, DVDs and Toys.
In 2017 Poundland began to roll out PEP&CO 'shop-in-shops' offering customers a full range of women's, men's and kids' fashion. Already available in over 130 of its stores. PEP&CO is bringing new style to Poundland with simple low pricing on family fashion that's hard to find on local high streets. Prices at PEP&CO start at £1 and 95 per cent of the range is under £10.00.
Distribution / The role
Wigan RDC – Warehouse Operative
Are you looking for your next big step in your Warehouse / Distribution career?
Are you ready to work for one of the fastest growing discount retailer's in the UK?
We have 4 best in class DC's operating across the UK, 2 in the West Midlands, our newest which opened in 2016 is the DC in Wigan and our southern DC in Harlow, servicing nearly 850 stores.
Based at our Wigan Distribution Centre in Ashton-In-Makerfield. You'll be reporting directly into the Warehouse Shift Manager / Team Manager. You will have good working knowledge and understanding of warehouse and distribution and are able to embrace and adapt with change.
If you work for Poundland, you need to have:
enthusiasm with a strong drive to create a positive and inclusive work environment.
the ability to interface at all levels of the organisation.
excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
The ability to operate with a high-volume workload and not be afraid to "roll up your sleeves".
a bias for action, have a strong work ethic, and desire to achieve excellence.
a flexible approach.
fantastic communication skills and huge amounts of drive are a must, together with a natural style that role models our Values.
an excellent work ethic with common sense and be self-motivated with a ‘can do’ attitude.
the ability to work as an individual, or as a team player within the company guidelines.
Things move quickly here at Poundland and you'll not only enjoy the challenge but enjoy the variety that change can bring in this fast-paced Distribution Centre.
In return, you will be working at a fun and friendly place where we recognise and celebrate success. We'll encourage you to make the most of your potential because you'll be an important part of a growing UK retailer.
Operating in a 24-7 operation, various shift patterns are in operation so there is certain to be a shift that suits you! The hourly rate is very competitive with various premiums payable on top.
Benefits include competitive annual leave allowance, pension scheme, staff discounts and much more!