Warehouse & Stores Operative

The Role

  • Reporting To: Warehouse Supervisor
  • Salary Range: Competitive Salary doe, 39hrs per week, paid monthly in arrears, plus Overtime
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Holiday: 25 days per full calendar year, increasing with length of service, plus public holidays

Summary Of Duties

  • Working in an organised, structured, and tidy manner, unloading deliveries and raising issue with any obvious damage or shortages
  • Checking and receipting / booking deliveries into Warehouse, communicating with Stores, in line with new Sage 200 system processes
  • Storing large items in the Warehouse and splitting into ‘kits’ as and when required at a later stage.
  • Assisting with Stock Checks, ensuring that figures are accurate ongoing.
  • Ensuring that Products and Equipment are stored and loaded/unloaded in a safe manner, to negate any damage to stock or injury to yourself or others.
  • Taking the lead on Warehouse tasks, unless directed otherwise by Supervisors or Managers
  • Taking responsibility for Forklifts & Pump Trucks, cleaning and inspecting regularly to ensure safe working practices.
  • Working in ‘Stores’ to book and ‘kit’ parts in and out of Racking in line with Company processes, ensuring that all Production Staff follow the same procedures.
  • Working alongside Stores & Warehouse Staff to help ensure Sage and Stock levels remain accurate.
  • Replenishing shelves as necessary and moving stock using a Pallet Truck or Forklift as and when required.
  • Communicating with other departments around any issues, to ensure everyone is aware of timescales and any potential hold-ups on orders.
  • Keeping the Warehouse and Yard areas clean, tidy & organised, as well as any external Stores, Garages and Containers, with all items stored in a safe manner, and Fire Escapes and walkways kept clear at all times.
  • Adhering to all Health & Safety Policies issued by the Company at all times.
  • Representing Monmouth in a professional, well-presented, and courteous manner at all times.
  • Assisting where necessary with any other adhoc duties or general Company activities required or deemed necessary, as we may reasonably expect (such as providing holiday and sickness cover, training and multiskilling will be provided)

Essential Key Skills & Personal Specification (including but not limited to)

  • Proficient organisational and workload management skills, able to work flexibly and re-prioritise to meet a continuously changing schedule, with minimal management supervision when necessary.
  • Calm disposition under pressure, able to make effective decisions and work to tight deadlines, with a practical, motivational, ‘adapt and overcome’ attitude to each task.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, with high personal standards and a ‘driven’ approach to work.
  • Able to follow processes and quality-controlled standards of work, in line with Company procedures.
  • Personable nature, able to liaise confidently at all levels through effective communication and listening skills.

Other Skills

  • Full Driving Licence essential
  • ‘Forklift Licence’ essential
  • Goods In Knowledge

NB:   This Job Description is provided to assist the Employee in understanding the principal duties of the role.  It may, however, be amended from time to time by the HR Department as the job evolves, in consultation with the Employee, without any change to the level of responsibility or remuneration appropriate to the grading of the position.


To apply for the position of Technical Sales Specialist, please write a covering letter detailing your salary expectations, enclosing your current CV and any other relevant supporting material to:

Kim Lock; 
Monmouth Scientific Limited
Monmouth House, Peninsula Business Park, Bristol Road, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA64QB or by e-mail to: [email protected]

Applicants who demonstrate competency in the key selection criteria and most closely match our requirements will be short-listed for a brief telephone Interview soon after the closing date.  If you are successful at this first stage, you will be invited to a more formal Interview.

All applications received by post, e-mail or delivered in person by this time will be acknowledged.

Monmouth cannot accept responsibility for late applications or those lost in the post or e-mail system.

Equal Opportunities

Monmouth Scientific Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer, and positively encourages applications from those who meet our selection criteria from all areas of society.  We select candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience, and recruit individuals who we believe have the right mix of personality, talent and potential to succeed within our company.  We are committed to the fair treatment of our staff, existing and potential, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependants, age, physical / mental disability, reprimands, cautions, convictions, outstanding criminal proceedings, historical criminal records or other offending background.  We absolutely undertake, therefore, not to discriminate unfairly against applicants on any grounds.  Please ensure, however, that you have ‘entitlement and eligibility’ to work in the UK before applying, as it is unlawful to employ anyone who does not.

Information held by Monmouth complies with and is stored in accordance with the ‘General Data Protection Regulation 2018’.  By submitting your Application for this role, you agree to us sharing your data with relevant personnel for the purpose of this recruitment campaign, and thereby consent to any such details being used in line with this Regulation.

Candidates must understand that any offer of employment by Monmouth Scientific Ltd is subject to proof of the right to work in the UK, the receipt of references acceptable to the Company, the successful passing of a ‘DBS’ or ‘Security Clearance’ check if relevant to the position offered, and a satisfactory medical examination if required.

By submitting your Application, you understand that any intentional mis-statement or misleading information written as part of your Application or CV, or discussed during any subsequent interview, may render this Application and any subsequent Contract invalid, and you are therefore declaring that the information and facts contained in your Application and any accompanying support material submitted by you for this position are, to the best of your knowledge, true and complete.

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