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Warehouse Operative

Permanent  for Boeing in Gosport

A wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company and a business unit of Boeing Defence, Space and Security, Boeing Defence UK Ltd. (BDUK), currently has employees at 18 locations throughout the UK supporting Ministry of Defence Programmes. Within this successful unit we are currently looking to recruit a Warehouse Operative based in Gosport, Hampshire

As part of the UK Rotorcraft Support Warehouse and Distribution function, you will form part of a small team of warehouse personnel that is required to provide daily support for the MoD Chinook aircraft. Responsible to the Warehouse and Distribution Manager, you will carry out general warehouse duties and will be aware of, and follow, warehouse safety procedures.

Key Skills and Responsibilities:

Issue, receipt and dispatch of goods to/from the warehouse.Check for damage or deficient items in a consignment.Monitor the Loading and Unloading of consignments as required and deliver equipment to the customer.Pack and unpack equipment to DEFSTAN 08-41 standards.Put away equipment into pre-defined storage locations.Kitting of equipment required for modification tasks.Perform physical counts of the inventory and assist with the reconciliation of any discrepancies found.Maintain a record of auditable vouchers.Ensure all warehouse areas are clean and tidy at all times.Develop productive working relationships with colleagues.Effectively deal with any queries or correspondence.To assist in other warehouse duties as required by the Warehouse Manager or the Logistic Team Leader.Able to follow standard operating procedures and work in a methodical and tidy manner with a minimal amount of supervision.Support the Warehouse Manager or Logistic Team Leader with the implementation of Company Policy and Procedure.Generate new and innovative ideas to enhance and improve the department.

Qualifications and Experience:

Must have an extensive understanding of warehouse operations, ideally in the Aviation/Defense industry in a fast-paced warehouse environment.Flexible, highly motivated with a pro-active approach to assigned duties.Physically fit to use Manual Handling techniques to move equipment around the warehouse.Possess a general understanding of Import and Export regulations, including End Use requirements.A thorough knowledge of Health and Safety disciplines associated with warehouse operations.Must possess a valid Fork Lift Licence (Reach and Counter-Balance).

Job added on 21-11-2014