Warehouse Assistant

Warehouse Assistant

We are looking for another member to join our Warehouse & Distribution team. You will play a critical role in getting our great beer out to our equally great customers!

Hours

40 hours per week

Monday-Friday

Salary

£21,350 – £22,900

dependent on experience

Location

Springwell

Buslingthorpe Lane, Leeds, LS7 2DF

Job description

Are you looking for warehouse work at an independent brewery with a great team culture and passion for the beer that we produce? Are you wanting to join the adventure of a fast-paced operation and a rapidly growing company? We are looking for another member to join our Warehouse & Distribution team.

You will play a critical role in getting our great beer out to our equally great customers!

You’ll be working within our Warehouse & Delivery team headed up by our Brewery Operations Manager and Distribution Supervisor. It’s a close-knit team that work tirelessly to deliver our beer, represent North Brewing Co whilst out on the road, keep the yard clean and tidy and store and organise our stock.

  • Ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Warehouse through good stock management, performance of safe working practices and supporting the wider warehouse team. 
  • Contribute to Food Safety and Health & Safety performance in and around the Brewery site by engaging with Standard Operating Procedures. 
  • Attention to detail and daily organisation of paperwork as well as stock in order to ensure that space is well managed. 
  • Safe operation of Forklift Trucks and other warehouse equipment. 
  • Picking, packing, and loading of customer orders. 
  • Receipt and management of raw materials required for the production of Beer. 
  • Assisting around the brewery as and when required – be willing to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in! 
  • Driving in and around Leeds City Centre will be a significant aspect of your duties. 
  • As well as this you will occasionally deliver to other cities in the North of England. 
  • Ensure the safe and timely delivery of our products to our customers, including daily vehicle checks, route planning and the processing of delivery paperwork.
  • Be presentable, enthusiastic and engaging with our Customers out on the road. 
  • You will be the face of the business and so are a key part of promoting the North Brand out on the road! 
  • Liaise with the HQ Logistics Office on a regular basis to ensure that deliveries are completed as required and any issues are resolved swiftly.
  • Forklift Licence – Counterbalance or Pivot-Steer (Bendy) 
  • Full, clean UK driving licence. 
  • Experience of multi-drop delivery work. Confidence and competence in city driving and planning of routes is also a must! 
  • Experience of working in a Warehouse/Distribution environment where Health & Safety is key to everything that we do. 
  • Good Manual Handling practices – as part of the delivery duties you will be required to handle kegs of beer in a safe and efficient manner. 
  • A reliable and punctual approach to daily tasks. This includes taking pride in doing a great job and going above and beyond in their daily duties. 
  • A willingness to step up and be responsible for the Warehouse operation during holiday periods. 
  • Enthusiasm – a flexible approach and a willingness to learn whilst getting stuck into a variety of jobs. 
  • A team player who is collaborative in their approach. 
  • An ability to work independently without supervision, but also able to ask when help is required! 
  • A relentless, uncompromising dedication to cleanliness and sanitation. 
  • An understanding and appreciation of the product we are shipping! 
  • A cheery disposition, a sense of humour, and an ability to provide excellent customer service

 

  • An ability to drive a 7.5t vehicle. 
  • Experience of working in a food production facility and knowledge of Food Safety Standards. 
  • Basic computer skills. 
  • Previous experience delivering beer to pubs and bars. 
  • Experience in a food production environment. 
  • A passion for craft beer!
  • 28 days annual leave (including 8 bank holidays)
  • Access to our Wellbeing Team – they organise workshops and activities, alongside providing digital and physical resources.
  • Staff discount across all our bars and webshop.
  • Cost price sustainably sourced merchandise.
  • Access to the staff Health Cash Plan. This allows staff to claim money towards prescriptions, dental care, contact lenses etc.
  • Cycle Scheme and Tech Scheme.
  • 1 week ‘life leave’ – this is in addition to your annual leave and covers events that you might usually eat into your allowance for e.g. moving house
  • Compassionate leave, separate from your annual leave allocation
  • 2 weeks company sick pay
  • Generous parental leave
  • Training and development opportunities
  • An opportunity to work in a friendly, ambitious team at one of the UK’s leading, and fastest growing, Independent Craft Brewers.
  • The opportunity to learn about a variety of duties in a small and inclusive company. We get stuck in!
  • Job security – as we continue to grow our brewery operation, we get busier and busier

HOW TO APPLY

If you would like to apply for the position of Warehouse Assistant please send an up to date CV and covering letter to Jonny on jonathan@northbrewing.com

We are an inclusive and equal opportunities employer, if you feel under-represented in the hospitality/brewing industry then we encourage you to apply.

This role has a closing date of Friday 27th May 2022. We will be interviewing as we go but won’t make any final decision until the closing date has passed.

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