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Logistics Warehouse Operative 1

Date: 11-Jul-2019

Location: Didcot, United Kingdom

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 160858
Job Function: Logistics
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Level: Entry-level

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 80 countries, and employs around 14,000 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a Logistics Warehouse Operative to provide and ensure operational excellence, high productivity and customer satisfaction.


* Perform Loading/ Offloading for multiple Units.

* Ensure greatest care is exercised in safe handling of cargoes, and adequate protection provided to cargoes during handling, storing, packing and delivery.

* Ensure all incoming / outgoing materials are checked, identified, marked and stored as appropriate and in accordance with cargo receipt procedures set by company.

* Ensure proper administration and document control pertaining to receipt or issue of cargo including compliance to aviation security guidelines and HMRC

* Maintain workplace safety and security of the warehouse.

* Maintain workplace tidiness and cleanliness of the warehouse.

* Ensure non-conformance cargoes are isolated, identified and reported to immediate supervisor for appropriate actions.

* Ensure timely and accurate update of cargoes receipt / release to shipping, operations and procurement department.

* Warehouse personnel with Forklift License will perform Forklift Operator function when required.

* Ensure compliance to DG (Dangerous Goods) receipt, Check list completion and correct hazard type segregation and dispatch

* Ensure proper QC checks for all Inbound Cargo

* Perform all duties/functions as assigned carried out in accordance with IMS agreed SOP’S documentation and process flow

* Perform all duties/functions in accordance to HSE Panalpina working practice guidelines

* The Company reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the Company’s business.

* Deliver individual and departmental KPI’s

* The Company reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the Company’s business.


* Functional experience is essential

* Knowledge of Panalpina products and services

* Forklift License (relevant to operational requirement)


* Process oriented

* Able to work independently as well as in a team

* Able to solve problems

* Advanced communication and interpersonal skills

* Reliable

* Able to use own judgment

* Able to prioritize and meet deadlines

* Focus on output

* Strong computer skills on Microsoft Office

* The ability to adapt to in-house operating systems


* Advanced level or fluent in local language (spoken and written)

Specifics for Job / Environment

* Given immigration restrictions in the UK/IE, work permits for this position for non EU nationals are unlikely to be granted. In the circumstances, non EU nationals who do not already have the right to work in the UK should ensure that they will be granted such a permit before applying.