The job of Warehouse operative was established for the purpose/s of providing support to the warehousing operations with specific responsibilities of transporting orders over designated routes; ensuring safe operation of vehicles; and loading and unloading orders.
Assists in receiving stock and nonstock items for the purpose of ensuring specifications, quantity and quality of orders are correct.
Cleans warehouse for the purpose of maintaining a safe and sanitary work area.
Delivers a variety of items to customers addresses.
Drives vehicles (e.g. truck, van, forklift, etc.) for the purpose of transporting orders and materials to designated sites.
Needs to have a valid Forklift license.
Loads and unloads delivery trucks for the purpose of receiving stock and/or filling orders for transport.
Maintains delivery vehicles (e.g. checking fluid levels, fuelling, cleaning, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring safe operation of vehicle.
Maintains records (e.g. delivery log, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and providing reliable resource information.
Participates in physical inventories for the purpose of verifying stock and identifying losses.
Performs all functions within the scope of the warehouse for the purpose of providing warehousing operations.
Prepares orders by pulling from stock for the purpose of meeting delivery requirements.
Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the warehouse.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include adhering to safety practices; operating equipment used in warehouse operations; operating standard office equipment including pertinent software applications; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math; understand written procedures, write routine documents, and speak clearly; and understand multi-step written and oral instructions.
Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: basic computer use, basic vehicle maintenance, and safety practices and procedures. ABILITY is required to schedule activities and use basic, job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others and operate equipment using standardised methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; and utilise job-related equipment. Some problem solving may be required to identify issues and select action plans. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; working in inclement weather; and physical stamina.