Specialist Warehouse Operative

Specialist Warehouse Operative

  • Post Date:1st May 2024
  • Apply Before: 1st June 2024
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Job Description

HMG is currently seeking a dedicated Specialist Warehouse Operative working within the QA Department. The successful candidate will need to be flexible, have the ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment. They will also be able to meet deadlines, be self-motivated, have good communication skills, and be a team player. The role involves assisting the Quality Department within the responsibilities related to picking and despatching Defence orders and to support the QA department with customer complaints whilst working in alignment with HMG Paints operating procedures and health and safety policies.

Hours: 38.75 per week (7.15am – 4.00pm Monday to Thursday & 7.15am – 1.00pm Fridays)

Principle Duties And Responsibilities

  • Picking items from the warehouse or other areas denoted by picking lists.
  • Checking picked items prior to packing to ensure correspondence with customer orders.
  • Packing items securely and within the legal requirements of the product description.
  • Registering orders on carrier that is applicable to order size.
  • Fulfilling invoices on SAP accurately to correspond with order that has been picked.
  • Transporting consignments from inside the warehouse to the loading outside the warehouse.
  • Working in compliance with rules relating to safety, quality and productivity in carrying out your duties.
  • Reporting any damage to packages/containers immediately to the Warehouse Manager
  • To ensure all Warehouse areas are left tidy, safe and secure after each work period.
  • To strive for continuously improving standards of performance in all aspects of the activities associated with your job.
  • The role will require day to day contact with Warehouse/QA Staff to discuss despatch related queries.
  • The role will require day to day contact with other HMG Staff including sales, production operatives and van drivers to discuss order, product, or delivery queries.
  • To complete Certificates of Conformance relating to orders.
  • Liaising with staff from other departments as appropriate.
  • Keep up to date with the products and product changes.
  • Assist in the development of the department.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Respond to customer complaints, recording the details of the issue on the complaints on Salesforce.
  • Investigating the complaint, retrieving, and organising samples and conducting tests.
  • Investigate internal complaints and procedures.

Skills And Experience

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • IT Skills. (SAP, ABI).
  • FLT (Counterbalance), Reach Truck, Picking Truck licences (Preferred but not essential).Previous experience of working in a similar role is an advantage but not essential as training will be given
  • Able to work in a methodical orderly and tidy manner
  • Good attendance and punctuality record
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to multitask
  • Be able to follow Health & Safety Regulations

For this role, full training will be given.


Profit share bonus paid monthly + Christmas bonus

Opportunities for Training and Development (NVQs, HNCs/HNDs, MBAs, Coatings Training Institute)

Competitive Salary

1pm Friday finish, 4pm finish on Mon Thu.

Generous break allowance per day (30-minute lunch with 35 flexible minutes to be taken between morning / afternoon / added to lunch)

Agile / flexible working (dependant on role)

Day off and Double Pay on your birthday

Annual staff BBQ

Charity fundraising events/activities

Team building events

Salary exchange pension scheme

Free on-site Parking

Subsidised HMG Canteen for breakfast and lunch

Occasional extra paid or overtime hours where applicable

Full company shutdown between Christmas and New Year

Company sickness payment scheme

Holiday entitlement 22 days + 1 birthday day as above

1 extra holiday day per 5 years service length

Short holiday notice period (for holidays less than a week, a minimum of 1 working day notice)

Additional responsibilities available such as First Aiders, Mental Health First Aiders, Incident Response Teams (with bonuses for doing so)

Free unlimited hot drinks, reusable water bottles provided and water chillers / filters across site

Annual allowance of free paint

Table tennis tables, dart boards on site for recreational time during breaks

Annual Christmas meal and employee raffle

Employee of the year award (cash prize and trophy)

Death in service policy for all employees

About Us

Established in 1930 HMG has grown to become the UKs Leading Independent Paint Manufacturer. Offering innovative and compliant paints and coatings to a variety of markets all backed up with outstanding technical support and customer service.

For this HMG have accepted numerous awards such as the UK Coatings Care award and were the first independent UK Paint Company to be awarded British Standards quality BS5750 (FM1524). HMGs Head office and primary manufacturing plant is based in Manchester, UK.

Specialising in bespoke product development and manufacturing we have a large product portfolio including wet paint, aerosols, and specialist coatings. Employing specialists in all areas of pre-treatment, equipment, and application of surface coating products.

HMG are proud to work alongside our customers and our customers business is important to HMG. We supply market leading products into a number of market sectors, notably Commercial Transport, OEM, Industrial, Bus & Coach, Civil Engineering & Construction, Light Industry, Model & Hobby trade and Speciality Automotive Finishes. With an excellent record of support and service, demonstrated by long term uninterrupted partnerships.

HMG take pride in strong family values and that is shown in the atmosphere across the company. We create unique relationships with worldwide technical and manufacturing partnerships and continue to be proud of our culture, our team and our community responsibilities exemplified by being one of the first to sign up to the Government Skills Pledge.

With our pride comes responsibility and a genuine care. Customers of HMG can expect that we will be satisfied with nothing less than excellence and we will work with our customers to achieve this.

We are proud of the fact that our products are designed to evolve along with the businesses with whom we work.


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