Warehouse Operative

  • Job Reference: 1286084542-2
  • Date Posted: 4 April 2024
  • Employer: Lidl
  • Location: New Rossington, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £12.50 to £16.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Administration and Support, Air Transport, Airport Operations, Business Development & Account Management, Couriers, Delivery & Postal, Coxswains, Ships Masters & Deck Officers, Crane, Hoist & Lift Operators, Customer Service, Defence & Emergency Services, Executive & Management, Finance, Analysis & Reporting, Fleet Management, Forklift & Plant Drivers, Freight, Furniture & Cargo Services, Government & Public Sector, IT, Systems & Digital, Training, Education & Instruction
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Warehouse Operative



£12.50 - £16.00 per hour . This isn't 9-5. This is making the most of every day.

Our warehouses never stop running; 24 hours a day, our Warehouse Operatives work a range of shifts to make sure our stores receive the right stock, when they need it. We rely on every single employee in the warehouse to roll up their sleeves and get the job done - it's your energy that helps get our 2,000 plus products into the hands of our customers.

Permanent Warehouse Operative contracts are a 37.5 hour week working 4/5 days on, 2 days off pattern in most departments. The shift pattern hours are fixed however the days of working will rotate. The Warehouse operates 24/7 and flexibility over 7 days of the week is required.

Shift Pattern 1 - Mornings, 06:00 - 14:00 (Ambient)

Shift Pattern 2 - Afternoons, 14:00 - 22:00 (Chilled)

Shift Pattern 3 - Afternoons, 13:00 - 21:00 (Fresh Fruit & Veg)

Shift Pattern 4 - Nights, 20:30 - 05:00 (Ambient)

The above shift patterns are a guide and could slightly differ (30-60mins -/+) in some specific departments, please discuss this at interview stage. Lidl also has the right to change shift patterns within reason and with notice if the business needs determine it.

If you're looking for a job that keeps you on your toes with great rewards, then you're in the right place. We'll make sure our rotas are available 3 weeks in advance so you'll always be able to make the most of your free time. If you love being productive and making every second count, you'll love life at Lidl.

This is a role for the fast thinkers and without your hard work our store shelves would be empty, so accuracy is essential. Through a headset you'll be given instructions to pick and pack selected products for each store, and it's vital you keep up with the pace. Want to get in your daily 10,000 steps? Here, we call it the Lidl walk. Ready to take your first step? Find out more below and apply for a career a Lidl less ordinary.

If it all goes well, someone from the recruitment team will get in touch to chat about your application over the phone and following this you may be invited to face to face interview.

What you'll do

  • Pick a variety of products including meat, fruit, frozen and chilled items
  • Listen carefully to picking instructions through your headset and carry them out at pace
  • Make sure your deliveries are perfectly stacked and secure
  • Report any damaged items to your manager
  • Take responsibility for working through your orders independently
  • Help out in any team tasks, such as cleaning equipment and checking stock

What you'll need

  • Some experience of working in a fast-paced, target driven environment
  • Willingness to work with all different types of stock, in temperature-controlled areas
  • Good attention to detail when working quickly
  • Self-motivation to work hard and do everything to the best of your ability

What you'll receive

This isn't getting by. This is getting what you deserve. We're proud to have a culture and salary structure that promotes both the equality of opportunity, and pay.

Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We're delighted to offer a competitive hourly rate, with 30-35 days' holiday per year (pro rata). Save for your future with our pension scheme or save today with a 10% in-store discount, plus extra discounts on days out, cinema tickets and much more.

Max. rate includes £2 extra per hour for hours worked on Bank Holidays and £3.50 extra per hour for hours worked between 23.00 - 05.00.

Please note your employment is conditional upon the Company's receipt of satisfactory references and if requested by the Company, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.