Logistics/Warehouse Operative

Location Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Gareth Allen

Contact email: gareth@superior-recruitment.com
Published: about 1 month ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Logistics Operative for our client based in Dalkeith, Midlothian.  This is a full time permanent role.

The primary role of a Logistics Operative is to assist the Logistics Manager in the efficient running of the Logistics department and provide a positive contribution towards the department meeting required productivity levels and quality standards.

Key Activities and Responsibilities

  • Communication of relevant information to following shift at shift hand-over

  • Print off material issue lists; pick required quantities of material from relevant rack locations and allocate to appropriate machine; highlight and date issue list to acknowledge removal from stock.

  • Allocate small / part used / set up reels of raw material first to ensure efficient stock rotation

  • Replenish consumables to machines when required; check for any signs of damage or contamination and remove and report any which are unsuitable

  • Monitor goods produced; remove pallets of finished goods and work in progress where/when required

  • Monitor all internal waste stations and bailers on a regular basis and empty when necessary

  • Safe operation of fork lift trucks; conducting daily vehicle safety checks and completing records accordingly

  • Accurately conduct pick and mix call off orders

  • Process customer pallets in accordance with packing specifications

  • Safely loading and unloading vehicles ensuring all products are correct

  • Storing goods safely and efficiently

  • Assisting in all areas of the Logistics department and other departments when required

Health, Safety, Hygiene and the Environment
Ensure all work activities are carried out in accordance with the Company’s:

  • Health and safety management system and statutory legislation

  •  ISO 14001 certification and statutory environmental legislation

  • British Retail Consortium / Royal Society for Public Health accreditation

  • American Institute of Bakers accreditation

Maintain high standards of hygiene and housekeeping throughout shift and complete cleaning and inspection schedules / documentation in areas of designated responsibility.


  • Good organisational and time management skills

  • High standards of personal conduct

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Good team player; the ability to work as part of a team or alone, on own initiative

  • Ability to think and plan ahead

  • Reliability

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Good safety awareness

  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude to work

​To apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.