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Warehouse Operative

  1. Full Time
  2. Thatcham
  3. Distribution and Warehouse
  4. Permanent
VAC- 34962

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Our Distribution team are now looking for a Warehouse Operative to support the Distribution function in our state-of-the-art hub in Thatcham.

As we celebrate this momentous anniversary year, now more than ever, it’s an exciting time to join the Harrods Team. Whether you’re a recent school, college or university leaver, or you’re looking to restart your career in an exciting new field, at Harrods we firmly believe in offering exciting career opportunities.

About the Role 

As a Warehouse Operative, you'll play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of our warehouse. We work together, and we win together in bringing moments of magic to our customers.

We currently have positions open for fixed late shifts [3pm-11pm]. This shift pattern works 5 days over 7, including weekend work. This role is paid from £13.65 per hour.

In this role you will be responsible for ensuring that all warehouse tasks allocated to you are completed accurately and efficiently. 

Tasks include: 
•    Maintaining accurate inventory records, performing regular stock checks, and reporting discrepancies to management. 
•    Efficiently picking and packing orders according to customer requirements, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail.
•    Safely loading and unloading goods from trucks and lorries, whilst adhering to safety guidelines.
•    Operating warehouse equipment such as pump trucks and MHE (if required).
•    Ensuring that Housekeeping and Health and Safety standards in the warehouse are maintained at all times.
•    Prioritising assigned daily tasks to ensure that individual productivity is optimised.
•    To ensure that any stock and data integrity issues are effectively communicated to the management team via the agreed process.

This description outlines the general duties of a Warehouse Operative, noting that specifics may vary depending on the department assigned. Our Operational Departments include Packing, Repack, Warehousing, and General Merchandise Processing. Specific duties for each department will be provided during the subsequent recruitment steps.

This is a physical role which covers a large expanse of our Distribution Centre, as on average, our Warehouse Operatives complete 20,000 steps a day.

Please be aware you must be over the age of 18 to apply for this position.

About You 

As Warehouse Operative you will have a strong work ethic and great attention to detail as you will be checking key details of luxury orders on a day to day basis. You will be hard working, reliable, quick thinking and have the ability to take initiative. You will be a valuable team player who thrives on getting the job done to a high Harrods standard. You will have great timekeeping ability with flexibility to support the team across multiple functions with the team end goal in mind. 

About Us

Our 175th anniversary will see the Knightsbridge store become a stage for our legacy of firsts, our house of world-leading brands and our reputation for exceptional. We want you to come and be a part of all this - and help us deliver exceptional service that represents our authority as a long-standing icon, industry-leader and innovator. Inspired by our past, celebrating our present and focusing on our future, you’ll be joining a team with the belief that anything is possible. What makes you different makes us exceptional.

Our Promise to You

Help us make the impossible possible for our customers and we’ll do something remarkable for you. As well as offering a friendly environment to inspire your best work, we provide abundant opportunities and support to build an exceptional career across the varied specialisms of our business. 

In return you’ll receive an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 22 days’ holiday, and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount (including across our food hall and restaurants) and a season ticket loan. 

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

While our job adverts outline the ideal qualities, skills, and prior experience for the role, we believe in the potential for growth and value individual strengths. If you do not meet every desired criteria but feel you have the skills and experience to thrive in this role as well as a genuine interest in working for Harrods and you can demonstrate an alignment with our values, we would encourage you to apply.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods 

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