Lead Warehouse Operative

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01/ 03/ 2022
Oakham, Rutland
Lead Warehouse Operative

Rutland Plastics are seeking to appoint a Lead Warehouse Operative. Leading by example, the successful candidate will have hands-on responsibility for organising and delegating tasks to the assigned Warehouse operatives in order to achieve the daily plan.

The key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Champion housekeeping to maintain a safe warehouse environment
  • Organise resources in line with the daily Production & Dispatch plan
  • Support the Warehouse Manager with the implementation of new initiatives and technologies
  • Take responsibility for the completion and documentation of Safety checks on fixed and mobile equipment, including FLT’s
  • Promote accuracy, transparency and accountability within your team
  • Create a culture of questioning at every materials transaction; ‘Does this feel right? Is this safe? Is this the standard I would expect? etc’
  • Mentor, train and provide on-going support in warehouse best-practice
  • Ensure your team is actively engaging with latest company procedures
  • Work closely at all levels to optimise our warehouse and logistics operation

The ideal candidate will have :

  • A good general understanding of warehouse operations.
  • The ability to lead, by example, a cross-functional team
  • A proactive attitude communication and collaboration at all levels
  • Be a role model for Rutland Plastics Values and associated Behaviours.
  • Competent IT skills using MS Office, Google Drive and RP’s Production systems.
  • Reach / Bendi / Flexi trained staff preferred but not essential

Working Shifts : 5:48am – 2:00pm / 1:48pm – 10:00pm rotating weekly.

Applications for this position should be made by sending your latest CV and covering letter.

The closing date for applications is Friday 25th March 2022.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £24,000.00-£27,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus scheme


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
  • Profit sharing
  • Sick pay


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
We follow strict Covid guidelines as outlined by our industry body the British Plastics Federation

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