Careers at forward2me

Position: Warehouse Operative

Location: Garstang, PR3 1NJ

Salary: £9.50 or above per hour depending on experience

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 41.5 hours per week (on shift pattern of 6am-2pm & 2pm-10pm on alternating weeks; plus Saturday 8am-4pm once per fortnight)

About forward2me

forward2me.com, Europe’s leading International Parcel forwarding service, is looking for an enthusiastic Warehouse Operative to join the team. forward2me serves customers around the world helping them shop in the UK by receiving and exporting goods they have bought online in the UK and Europe. We’re the highest rated parcel forwarder with a 96% customer approval rating. We are growing fast and it’s an exciting and dynamic place to work with opportunities to develop skills and advance.

Why apply?

  • Be part of a great, motivated, team who care about their work
  • A friendly atmosphere where you’ll soon get to know everyone
  • Privately owned and run by successful tech entrepreneur who cares about and looks after their loyal staff
  • The company is growing fast with opportunity for career growth and advancement for talented hard working employees
  • Opportunity to earn overtime when we are busy
  • Opportunities for advanced training such as training on shipping Dangerous Goods
  • 28 days holiday per year including 3 bank holidays (Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day)
  • Earn more holiday after two years’ service - up to 5 extra days
  • Company pension with employer contributions.

The role – Warehouse Operative with IT specialism

In this interesting and fast moving role you’ll join our small and friendly export team where you will:

  • receive and process packages and palletised shipments and prepare them for export using our online system
  • arrange express courier shipping to countries all over the world at the click of a button
  • serve and delight customers by solving their problems and exceeding their expectations
  • communicate effectively by email and phone with customers, couriers and within the team
  • help deal with warehouse IT problems by assisting the IT team in troubleshooting problems and performing proactive maintenance.

Please note that an intrinsic part of the role is manual handling of goods and the requirement to lift and move packages of all weights and sizes safely.

Skills and Experience

You must

  • be quick and comfortable with using computers and tablets
  • be a competent user of the internet and online systems
  • show good attention to detail
  • have good verbal and written communication skills
  • be organised
  • have the ability to work effectively on your own and in a team
  • take ownership of problems and see them through to resolution.

Any of the following would be an advantage

  • any addition IT including network skills and experience
  • experience of serving customers to the highest standards
  • warehouse experience
  • export experience
  • courier and logistics industry experience.

 

Please send your CV to jobs@forward2me.com