Warehouse Operative & Scanner

Warehouse Operative & Scanner

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear & Utilities

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  • Salary:

    £18000 - £19000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tamsin Doran

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8960

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Title:                    Warehouse Operative & Scanner

Purpose:              To receive, sort, screen and prepare freight for secure and timely delivery to                             customer

Reports to:           Warehouse Manager

A permanent opportunity has arisen for a Warehouse Operative with a globally recognised logistics company who specialise in the transportation of hazardous and sensitive goods.

This company is renowned for their commitment to staff and have a history of investing in your development, so although the role will require for you to have gained previous experience in a similar role (as specified below), additional training will follow in time (Fork Lift training/NXCT).

Previous experience required:
  • COS (former Level E) Aviation Security & NXCT trained with previous experience of working in security screening in particular x ray screening of mail/cargo
  • Level 2 PAS 97:2015 standard trained ( a specification for mail screening & security)
  • Dangerous Goods Awareness (categories, labelling, segregation)
  • Warehouse experience including high value/high consequence goods in/goods out operation
The roles and responsibilities are as follows:

Goods in
  • Manage deliveries to unit, receive goods in, check freight against booking in criteria & Level 2 PAS97:2015 specifications, check and sign paperwork, PODs etc., scan barcode, log deliveries manually and on WMS (carrier, consignment details, end recipient/building). 
  • Unload vehicles using fork truck
  • Report discrepancies and unscheduled freight, as appropriate, to manager for escalation to customer
  • Ensure goods received are loaded in the appropriate area and barcode scanned to await screening
  • Sort and prepare cargo/mail for screening and load items on to conveyor belts of X- ray machines
  • Receive returns, label and store ready for collection by carrier and on collection ensure carrier signs for receipt of returns
  • Accept and process urgent deliveries according to OSSC acceptance procedure.

  • Sort post removing items not to be screened
  • Screen cargo and mail on X-ray monitors adhering to Aviation Security regulations
  • Complete 6x6 ongoing NXCT training in line with CAA requirements 

Goods out
  • Barcode scan clean freight leaving X-ray machine, sort into stillages/cages/pallets to cross docking area and prepare manifests.
  • Load on to vehicles manually or using fork lift truck
  • Seal vehicle, recording seal number and check driver paperwork is completed correctly.
  • Deliver urgent freight to on site delivery point within KPIs, obtain signature from delivery contact.

  • Ensure compliance with all company procedures particularly in relation to Security, Health and Safety and Quality for all areas under your direct control
  • Keep the warehouse premises clean and tidy e.g. floor cleaning, sweeping racking and stored freight
  • Ad hoc duties may include occasional driving
  • Input of data on warehouse management system/preparation of manifests
  • Answering telephones/redirecting calls/taking messages
  • General warehousing duties including scanning, picking, packing, reworking and palletising goods
  • Ensure appropriate stock of necessary packaging materials, pallets, stillages/cages
  • Regular warehouse checks/stock takes
  • At all times actively support company values, business aims, objectives, policies and procedures including
  • Proactively adapt to change in line with customer and operational  requirements
  • Undertake any other duties as may be required by Senior Management commensurate with the responsibilities of the job or the requirements of the business


Rotating 9½ hour shifts to cover Scanning Facility opening hours of 5am to 7pm Mon to Fri, half hour for lunch unpaid – 45 hour week

Must have flexibility to work to three shift patterns:
0600-1530 (most likely pattern)
0730-1700 (occasional requirement)
0930-1900 (normal shift pattern)

Please note, all candidates must be eligible to obain security clearance

Please contact Tamsin Doran directly at Scantec on 01516668960 for further details.

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