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Logistics Porter - Wakefield

Job title: Logistics Porter - Wakefield
Contract type: Contract
Location: Wakefield
Industry: Facilities Management
Salary: £8.63 per hour
Reference: JO-2002-236081
Contact name: Karen Chatfield
Contact email:

Job description

We are seeking to recruit a Logistics Porter/Goods Receiver to work in the Wakefield area.

The role is contract cover to May 2020 – based on working 5 days over 7 – 37.5 hour per week – shifts. Paying £8.63 per hour.

Job Specification:

To work under the direction of the Stores Supervisor delivering an efficient and effective materials management service. The Logistics Porter will be trained in all tasks within the Stores.

Duties will be allocated within the following groupings of tasks.

Goods Yard, Delivery to Wards/Departments, Goods Receipt Point, Goods Receiving, Provisioning and Housekeeping. Fork Lift Driving is for Authorised Personnel only after completion of an approved Training Course.

To undertake the receipt of goods within the Goods Yard, ensuring the appropriate process and procedures are adhered to.

To utilise a Fork Lift in their daily duties (authorised drivers only).

To operate motorised Tugs in carrying out their daily duties.

Collect dirty laundry and waste from designated areas in basement and will transport to Service Yard for uplift.

Responsible for reporting incidents requiring pest control and supporting and assisting the cleaning and maintenance tasks involved with pest control.

Responsible for the delivery/collection of goods to wards and departments as scheduled and directed.

Support the Stores Supervisor with the maintenance of Central Stores.

Responsible for the transfer of stock received at the Goods Yard to their required location.

To identify any discrepancies with deliveries and to highlight these to the Stores Supervisor.

Responsible, under the direction of the Stores Supervisor, for the return of goods to the supplier where appropriate.

Responsible for, on occasion, the taking down and re-hanging of curtains.

Duties will include the use of industrial cleaning equipment.

Responsible for wall washing as part of barrier cleaning.

To raise stock provisions, handle stock picking and pick checks and handle stock returns.

Responsible for the handling out of hours and out of schedule stock requests.

Responsible for handling stock returns and stock relocation.

Support and participate in stock checks.

To comply with Health and Safety guidelines.

To have an understanding of the operation of the department to assist in its smooth running and enable them to prioritise workload.

To ensure the Central Stores and Goods Yard are locked up at the end of the day.

Training will be given in:

Fork Lift Training

Motorised Tugs

Use of industrial cleaning equipment

Manual handling

Health and Safety and COSHH

Fire safety

Use of mechanical equipment

Cedar system on computer


Tug Operator

NVQ Level 2

Manual Handling

Health & Safety Level 1

What to Do:-

If you

are interested then please submit your details now.

Please note if you have not heard from us within 5 days, then your application has not been successful.

PRS is an equal opportunities employer.
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