Logistics Operative.

  • Spalding, Lincolnshire
  • £12.44 - £15.55 per hour

Logistics Operative

  • Spalding, Lincolnshire
  • £12.44 - £15.55 per hour
  • Posted May 14, 2024

The Recruitment Co are looking for Logistics Operatives, or those with potential to learn, to join a busy flower factory in the Holbeach area of Spalding.

This is a temporary to permanent position with a 3-week trial and a further 9 week’s working for us, at the end of week 12 you will be given a direct contract.
You will be required to work in a fast-paced environment receiving – processing – picking and despatching incoming and outgoing stock and or orders.


  • Organising incoming and outgoing products.
  • Storage of incoming and outgoing products in the designated location in the cooler.
  • Maintain accurate stock rotation of products.
  • Picking the products in accordance with the pick list/dispatch notes. Placing the picked products with the required forms ready for further processing.
  • Quality checking during picking and communicate quality deviations with Manager, Supervisors or planners.
  • Effective product handling to prevent damage throughout the picking process.
  • Awareness of deviations in stock levels; overstocks and shortages and discuss with the Manager, Supervisors or planner.
  • Stock counting when required.
  • Discuss maintenance problems with the relevant personnel.
  • Ensure the cooler is organised and housekeeping standards are maintained as per the Company policy.
  • Forklift desirable but not essential.
  • Be expected where possible to cover extra shifts.
  • Entering and recording intake/dispatch notes and orders, completing and filing applicable paperwork correctly in a timely manner.
  • Comply with Company rules and regulations as detailed within the Company handbook
  • Any other tasks required by the supervisor and/or managers, in line with the level of scope of the position.

Knowledge and Skills:
Essential skills

  • Company procedures and work methods.
  • Level English: intermediary.
  • Policies as detailed within the Colleague handbook.
  • Customer specifications and requirements.
  • Quality requirements.

Desirable skills

  • Electric wheels and/or forklift license.
  • FIFO: First in First out order pick and dispatch by date code procedure
  • Product Knowledge – Varieties of flowers, greenery, finished goods and other floral products.
  • English Level- Intermediate


  • The business needs of the Company vary on an ongoing basis, and overtime may be required at short notice
  • Our busy/peak periods will require substantial overtime including extra working days.
  • To undertake other tasks as required from time to time as assigned by Shift Leader/Production Manager.
  • Lead by Example and challenge everything that is not correct and improve on it.

Shift as a Logistics Operative:
8am – 20pm on a continental shift pattern.

Pay rate as a Logistics Operative:
£11.42 per hour and £14.28 per hour overtime after 42.50 hrs per week.


  • On-site parking
  • Friendly management team that always offers training and support
  • Temp to Perm

If this sounds like your perfect opportunity, please submit your CV to apply.
The Recruitment Co is advertising this position as an employment business and are an equal opportunities employer.


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

This opportunity is no longer accepting applications.

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