Warehouse Operative

Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd based in Alfreton, Derbyshire specialise in the design and marketing of technical outdoor clothing and equipment. Our experienced and enthusiastic team develop innovative designs, manufactured to the highest standard and brought to market throughout the world.

We are looking to recruit someone to be part of a team of Warehouse Operatives responsible for preparing and despatch of customer orders from stock at our large Warehouse facility based at Somercotes, Alfreton (just off the A38 close to junction 28 of the M1).

The successful applicant will be hard working and a team player. The key responsibilities are as follows:

Key responsibilities:

  • Use In-house scanners to pick and pack orders, achieving dispatch within specified timescales
  • Accurate order picking with minimal errors
  • Use in-house computer system to produce despatch notes and invoices
  • Unload stock from transport, following Goods In Procedures.
  • Carry out accurate stock checking and inventory as required
  • Achieve targets and job standards set by the Warehouse Supervisor/Operations Team.
  • Communicate effectively with other team members and Warehouse Supervisor/Operations Team
  • Be adaptable and flexible in your approach to work
  • Work effectively with the team and pro-actively seek work
  • Perform any reasonable request from the Warehouse Supervisor/Operations Team
  • Work efficiently and co-operatively as part of a team.
  • Keep work areas clean and tidy.



  • Basic numeracy, literacy and computer skills
  • Ability to listen and follow instructions accurately
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure and to deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Honest, trustworthy and able to work independently
  • Conscientious, organised and methodical working
  • Ability to learn an in-house computer and scanning system
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Be able to lift and carry weights up to 15kg approx.
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Clean and tidy appearance
  • Experience of using a Forklift Truck


  • Experience of working in a warehouse environment
  • Previous experience of picking and packing
  • Ability to maintain accuracy over span of time and at a timely pace.
  • Experience of using computer based packing systems
  • Experience of courier dispatch
  • Qualified and competent to use a Forklift Truck

The normal hours of work will be 8am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8am to 1.30pm on a Friday with some requirement for overtime working at peak times.

We offer a competitive rates of pay and a good benefits package including 23 days annual holiday plus all bank holidays, pension and life assurance scheme, generous staff discounts on Rab and Lowe Alpine products and Company profit share scheme.   

Applicants should apply by sending a CV and covering letter to Lee Jones, HR Coordinator.
Please either email lee.jones@equipuk.com or post to Lee Jones at: Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd, Birchwood Way, Somercotes, Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 4QQ  

No agencies please.

The closing date for applications is Friday 25th August 2017




























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