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Warehouse Operative (Shift)


Procter & Gamble (P&G) is one of the world’s leading companies in the manufacture of Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) making globally admired brands such as Gillette, Pampers, Fairy and Oral-B. This is an opportunity to be part of a robust and hard-working team delivering the base operational and customisation business at Skelmersdale Distribution Centre.  The role available is on a weekly rotating shift pattern (6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm).  

You will be responsible for coordinating all outbound shipments from the DC by ensuring that all staging/loading activities are completed on time. This will involve managing the release of stock, the assignment of trailers, and supporting the loaders to guarantee that the priority work is completed first. The control leader is also responsible for updating any appropriate systems records after each shipment and ensuring that key paperwork is completed on time for medicines/export loads.

Throughout, you will be responsible for ensuring that work in the shipping area is executed safely, with good efficiency and with a constant eye for outages versus the normal standards in terms of quality and stewardship. You will work with your team leader to develop the breadth of your skills to the more complex areas of our business, and act as the back-up shift leader when they are absent.

There is scope to develop extensive systems skills and leadership capability as you continue your progression as part of the P&G Ops team. Are you ready for the challenge?

What we offer you:

  • Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiatives, promoting agility and work/left balance

  • Competitive starting salary and benefits programs (Double Match Pension Scheme, Private Medical Insurance, P&G Contributed Share Programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, discounted products). Find out more here:

  • Career development opportunities within a Top Employer of choice organisation.

  • Continuous coaching. You will work with passionate people and receive ongoing coaching and mentoring from your line manager and other colleagues.


What we look for:

  • Fork lift truck driving qualification and experience – proven ability to operate safely and with efficiency across reach, counterbalance, and clamp trucks.

  • Strong personal accountability & leadership to work as part of a team to execute operational work and highlight any risks to service that arise.

  • Experience working with warehouse management systems or aptitude to learn these systems.

  • Good Capability with MS Excel, MS Teams, and Outlook and the ability to communicate / share information effectively using these platforms.

  • The ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously with clarity and calmness when under pressure. You’re able to pre-emptively identify barriers to success, involve the right parties and lead the actions to resolve.

At P&G #weseeequal

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. At P&G we strive to build a culture where everyone feels welcome, included, and able to bring their full selves to work.

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Job locations:
Skelmersdale, England, United Kingdom Job Type : Full time Job Type: Supply Network Operations/Logistics Req No: R000088316
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