Warehouse operative/ FLT Driver (Carlisle)

Job purpose

Work alongside a team of fellow warehouse personnel to provide a professional incoming goods, storage and despatch service to customers, encompassing both speed and accuracy.

Source and nature of management provided

Warehouse Shift Supervisor (Carlisle)

Warehouse Operations Manager (Carlisle)

Contract Logistics Manager (Derby)

Staff management responsibility


Special conditions

6 Month Contract

Monday to Friday Shift Pattern

20:00 – 05:30

Must be flexible with overtime as and when required to support operational requirements.

Main duties and responsibilities

Execute the plan for incoming goods, storage and despatch of items in a timely and efficient manner.

Responsibility for all aspects of health and safety for self and team members.

To ensure effective, safe, accurate and timely stock management.

Provide support for account managers with query resolution and inventory checks.

Conduct accurate and periodic cycle counts and stock takes.

Be responsible for ensuring that the quality of the product and service within the Warehouse is maintained at the highest possible standards for the customer.

Ensuring quality procedures and individual quality targets are strictly adhered to.

Any other reasonable duties which may be required by management from time to time.

To ensure the safe loading/handling/unloading of all material.

10 Support, comply and ensure complicity by self and team with Health, Safety and Environmental regulations, the company handbook, Quality standards and all other company policies and procedures.

You will from time to time be required to undertake other duties of a similar nature as reasonably required by your line manager. You are required to follow all ATL policies and procedures at all times and take account of ATL guidance

Person Specification

Criteria: Qualifications and Training


Current Fork Lift Truck Licence (Counterbalance)

Current Driving Licence


Qualified to GCSE Level in English and Maths (or equivalent)

Current Fork Lift Truck Licence (Reach)

Current Driving Licence

Criteria: Knowledge and Experience


Experience within a warehouse environment

Criteria: Skills and Aptitudes


  • Proficient in the use of MS Excel, Word, Outlook and Power Point
  • Possess the ability to lead and motivate a team of people to succeed by utilising appropriate interpersonal styles including leading by example, setting objectives and defining responsibilities to give a clear sense of direction
  • Ability to sustain and develop team working and team based problem solving


  • Ability to make decisions
  • Ability to question, challenge and improve upon existing processes
  • High level of honesty and integrity
  • Flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Resilience with an ability to keep calm under pressure and continue to follow the correct processes even under difficult circumstances
  • Willingness to build strong interpersonal relationships with other departments

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary


  • warehouse: 1 year


  • GCSE or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Carlisle, Cumbria


  • Counterbalance FLT and driving (Required)


  • Fluent English (Required)