Warehouse Operative

  • Job Reference: W/H Op - MPJ - KA
  • Date Posted: 30 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Chef Direct
  • Location: Didcot, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £9.12 to £11.40 Per Hour
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Warehouse Opportunities

We are recruiting for enthusiastic, conscientious people who have a sense of pride in their work and will support Chef Direct in achieving its aim to ensure complete customer satisfaction and to serve our customers a little better each day.

We are looking for flexible, reliable people with a 'can do' attitude and great team working ethics.  A basic understanding of Health and Safety is essential, along with a good standard of literacy and numeracy skills.

Basic Rate - £9.12 per hour

Overtime is Basic Rate x 1.5

Shift premium:

  • additional 15% on Basic Rate paid between 6.00pm and 10.00pm
  • additional 25% on Basic Rate paid 10.00pm to 6.00am (night shift)

Candidates must be over 18 years of age due to legal Health & Safety compliance.

The following are desirable, however, full training is provided regardless of prior experience:
- previous warehouse experience
- LLOP or PPT truck experience
- counterbalance truck license / experience
- FLT license / experience

Successful candidates will be required to work shift hours of 06:00 hrs to 14:00 hrs (the early day shift) and 14:00 hrs to 22:00 hrs (the late day shift) on an alternating weekly basis, i.e. Working one week of early shifts, followed by one week of late shifts, working any 5 days, Sunday to Thursday, each week.

Limited positions are also available on the night shift with hours of 22:00 hrs to 06:00 hrs.

Attractive shift premiums are paid and candidates have the potential to earn:
- Double day shifts - £18,495.36 pa
- Night shift - £22,230 pa

What we offer:

>The opportunity for development and progression

> Contributory Company pension scheme

> Holiday entitlement of 28 days+

> Healthcare scheme (Company paid)

> Sharesave scheme

> Colleague discount at Booker Wholesale and Tesco 


Chef Direct is part of Booker Ltd, the UK's largest food wholesaler.


The Didcot Distribution Centre is a modern, 245,000 sq ft, multi-temperature food service site.


If you believe you have the qualities we are looking for and you are interested, please apply now….