Warehouse Operative

ASSA ABLOY

 

An opportunity exists for a Warehouse Operative within Lorient, reporting to the Warehouse Supervisor.

 

The primary objective of this position is to:

Be in accordance with training received, operate a variety of machines and tools used in the various stages of the production process, and according to job instructions.

 

Key responsibilities and duties are to:

  • Assist in maintaining a buffer stock of popular sizes and colours etc. of certain popular product lines.
  • Ensure that the agreed standards of productivity and quality are attained, in all aspects of the production process.
  • Meet production/packing deadlines, and aim to achieve "zero defects" in finished product/packing quality.
  • Assist with the packing of finished products.
  • Help ensure finished goods are stored in an appropriate manner prior to despatch.
  • Keep your work area clean and tidy and free from potential hazards.
  • Dispose of waste and scrap material according to the company’s waste guidelines.
  • Observe Health and Safety rules, which must be adhered to at all times, especially in the operation of machinery where safe working practices MUST BE OBSERVED and keep work area clean and tidy and free from potential hazards.
  • Be flexible in approach, and prepared to work some extended hours where necessary in order to get the job done. This may include shift work according to business requirements.
  • Notify Section Leader / Supervisor of any faulty or non-functioning machinery and equipment, and at the same time exercise care and attention when operating expensive machinery.
  • Be prepared to assist in other Production areas from time to time, if required to do so and according to training received, in order to help meet production deadlines.
  • Notify Section Leader / Supervisor of any faulty or non-functioning machinery and equipment, and at the same time exercise care and attention when operating expensive machinery.
  • Be prepared to assist in other Production areas from time to time, if required to do so and according to training received, in order to help meet production deadlines.
  • Ensure that customer orders are met on a timely basis, ensuring that all goods meet the required quality standards.
  • Assist in the organisation and overseeing of work procedures, and to make recommendations for change where necessary, to enhance performance of the department.
  • Observe the Company Quality and Environmental standards, procedures and guidelines in all areas of production activity, together with monitoring quality and consistency of output on an on-going basis.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience working within the manufacturing sector
  • Experience working within a warehouse
  • Possess good manual skills.
  • Have a positive ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Possess a good eye for detail and be able to spot defects and faults.
  • Possess the ability to record numerical data.
  • Be able to interpret instructions in order to meet specified standards.
  • Be able to co-operate and work well in a team.
  • Must have energy, enthusiasm and commitment

 

We are looking for candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds.

 

Lorient is a market-leading brand renowned internationally for its high-performance sealing systems for door assemblies. Established in 1979, the company has built a strong reputation for design innovation; and for producing the highest quality sealing systems embracing acoustic, smoke, fire and thermal containment; as well as accessibility. Lorient also has a dedicated Testing & Technical centre, which offers a variety of specialist testing services; as well as fire door inspection services. Lorient is part of ASSA ABLOY.

We are the ASSA ABLOY Group
Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 52,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Newton Abbot, ENG, GB, TQ12 6UD

Production & Skilled Trades
No Travel Required
Entry level
28-Mar-2024