Warehouse Operative - Reading

tesco/TP/2802903/668127

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Number of Positions:
50
Contract Type:
Stores and Distribution
Contract Details:
Various Contract Types
Salary:
Hourly rate £11.17
Working Hours:
Various Positions
Location:
Reading
Closing Date:
24/10/2021
Job Category:
Distribution - Colleagues
Business Unit:
GB Retail Distribution

What’s in it for you

Join us before the 20th October 2021 and receive a £500 joining fee, join between 31st October – 27th November 2021 and receive a £250 joining fee.

Colleagues must still be employed by us and not have given Tesco their contractual notice to leave on the day the payment is made on 4th February 2022. To qualify for this payment colleagues must complete 97% of contracted hours excluding overtime between the dates of 3rd October 2021 and 8th January 2022 (excluding any covid related absence or absence protected under the Equality Act)

  • The Payment is subject to normal Tax and National Insurance deductions
  • The payment is not included in holiday pay
  • The payment is not included in colleague bonus payments
  • The payment is not included in pensionable pay

Temporary Additional Overtime Rate

Further to this we will also be paying an additional £2 per hour for each hour worked as overtime during December

About the role

Becoming a Warehouse Operative opens up incredible career possibilities— it’s how many of our managers started out. To succeed as a Warehouse Operative you’ll be someone who can put people at the heart of everything you do, building relationships with your team and acting quickly to help our customers. This is a hands-on job for people who enjoy tackling big challenges as part of a team, who like to stay active and who love to see their work make a visible difference.

You don’t need any previous experience in working in a warehouse. We’ll make sure you’re fully trained.

You will be responsible for

You will be responsible for:

·Having a key role in supporting our store colleagues by making sure orders are assembled accurately

·Picking and manually handling stock

·Maintaining a clear and tidy warehouse and ensure any potential hazards are taken care of safely, quickly and efficiently.

·Making sure stock is received, stored, packed and transported according to the highest standards

·Taking ownership for your own and others safety whilst at work

·Using tools provided and training material provided efficiently

·Using your Mechanical Handling Equipment efficiently

·Working both independently and as part of a team

You will need

You will need

·To have passion about delivering great customer service.

·Energy to enjoy the buzz of working in a fast paced yet exciting environment.

·A driven and keen attitude to learn new skills as well as thriving whilst working in an encouraging team.

·Reliability and punctuality.

·The ability to adapt to working in a fast-paced ever-evolving environment.

·Be happy to go that extra mile.

Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date.

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving Britain's shoppers a little better every day’. Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them. In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.

 

At Tesco, inclusion means that Everyone’s Welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect; by valuing individuality and uniqueness we create a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion have always been at the heart of Tesco. It is embedded in our values: we treat people how they want to be treated. We always want our colleagues to feel they can be themselves at work and we are committed to helping them be at their best. Across the Tesco group we are building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues – who in turn help to build the success of our business and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

 

Please note

Tesco will only recruit individuals who have passed the school leaver’s age.  To find out the school leavers age for your country please visit the following link; https://www.gov.uk/know-when-you-can-leave-school

We can only accept candidates over the age of 18 if the role requires working before 6:15 am or after 9:45 pm or involves working in areas such as the warehouse, beers, wines & spirits, counters, bakery and driving roles.

 

On the occasions where we have high volumes of applicants, some roles may close earlier than the advertised end date in order for us to manage all of the applicants appropriately. We will only be able to offer individual feedback to those candidates who attend an interview.

 

For more information about us please visit www.tescoplc.com