Warehouse Operator, Open to flexible working

Location
Ware, Hertfordshire
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
10 Jan 2021
Closes
22 Jan 2021
Ref
266941
Contract Type
Permanent

The Warehouse Operator team sits within the Logistics division at the GSK Ware Manufacturing site and is responsible for performing all tasks associated with the movement of materials into, within and onwards from the Ware Manufacturing site.

Reporting into a Warehouse Team Leader, you will work in a minimum of 2 functional areas within the warehouse. The functional areas include Inbound, Sampling, and Outbound. You will also support across other functional areas as required. Further to this, additional responsibilities include operating the warehouse mechanical handling equipment (eg; the Highracker, Fork-lift trucks, etc), perform equipment checks to ensure their safe operation, and ensure the work area is audit-ready and compliant at all times with GSK policies and procedures. There is also a wide variety of other online and offline tasks, including maintaining training compliance and supporting investigations, related to the successful day-to-day running of the warehouse.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is a shift role which currently operates on DAN-F 12hr (Days and Nights Full) shift pattern.

OAKs Test - A good standard of numeracy and literacy is essential. You must have passed the Operator Assessment Kit (OAK) test standard (3-3-3) or successfully pass the online OAK's equivalent (this will be issued out by email to appropriately experienced / qualified candidates) - Please clearly state in your application if you have passed the OAKs test and when you sat the test.

About You:

This role would suit a self-motivated individual who has experience of working in a cross-functional, global supply organisation. You will be resilient and calm under pressure, with strong people skills and a proven ability to influence people to achieve objectives and drive performance. You will have a strong continuous improvement mindset.

About Ware Manufacturing Site:

Medicines at Ware are presented as either Respiratory devices or in Oral Solid Dose form. The site holds a unique position in our network as the only site responsible for launching the company's pipeline of new medicines in these dose forms, many of which are life saving medicines. A series of investments in new state-of-the-art equipment are being made that will support the delivery of a record number of new products. This must be achieved whilst consistently delivering outstanding quality, service and value to our patients.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE - Friday 22nd of January 2021 (COB)

About GSK:

GSK is a science-led global healthcare company that researches and develops a broad range of innovative medicines and brands. Our products are used by millions of people around the world, helping them to do more, feel better and live longer. Employing over 100,000 people globally, we have 71 manufacturing sites around the world. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ideally you will have relevant manufacturing / warehouse experience.
  • A good standard of numeracy and literacy is essential. You must have passed the Operator Assessment Kit (OAK) test standard (3-3-3) or successfully pass the online OAK's equivalent (this will be issued out by email to appropriately experienced / qualified candidates) - Please clearly state in your application if you have passed the OAKs test and when you sat the test.
  • GCSE Mathematics & English or equivalent.
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Forklift Truck Licence (highly desirable)

As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers. As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

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We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are.

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