• Warehouse Colleague

    Wellingborough, closing date 2nd Dec 2019

  • Who are we?

    With over 82,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Since opening the Wellingborough site in 2007, the Kuehne+Nagel team have continued to grow with over 1,000 people working on site today. This is across a range of diverse customers, colleagues and ways of operating all under one roof.  

    • Over the last 12 years, the Wellingborough site has won numerous awards all of which are recognised by industry for performance, innovation and people development (Top employer award 2019).

    • Kuehne+Nagel are renowned for quality of service because of our people. This is a key reason why our customer’s partner with us – and you can take a part in helping us to achieve our future goals.  

    • We want every customer to have the best service experience possible and we are looking for people with the passion and spirit to provide exactly that!

  • What can we give you?

      • Local perks tailored to the individual customer’s business
      • Route 2 Rewards – this provides access to discounts and cash back schemes for most high street retailers and brands
      • Employee recognition – where our colleagues go above and  beyond, this is recognised through local and national schemes
      • Free parking on site
      • On site restaurant providing access to hot and cold food throughout the day, card payments also accepted
      • Wellbeing initiatives (EAP), charity support, mental health first aid
      • Long service awards
      • Awarding winning ideas for work improvements – opportunities to drive change, with cash incentives for ideas that reduce costs!
      • Excellent career prospects – we focus on developing colleagues from Warehouse Operative to Team Leader, and Team Leader to Management roles. Apprenticeship and Diploma opportunities to support this progression
      • Be involved in our Joint Consultation Committees to drive improvements and fun in your place of work
    • Ankit, Continuous Improvement Manager

      "My Kuehne + Nagel career has been a blend of learnings, challenges and motivations. It gave me the opportunity get into the details of each aspect of the logistics industry."

    • Saskia, Office Management

      "In a big company like Kuehne + Nagel, you can learn a lot and meet lots of nice people from all over the world. It's very exciting."

    • Saurabh, Sales Management

      "I often share with my colleagues that if you work with a single vision to excel, Kuehne + Nagel is the best company to work for!"

  • What will your typical day look like?

    • Using mechanical handling equipment (MHE) to fulfil tasks involving picking / unloading / loading / put away / replenishment of stock according to Health and Safety regulations
    • Use of manual handling techniques to fulfil task involving safe picking (repeatedly lifting) / packing of store orders / loading / unloading and re-stacking products
    • Use of provided tools and systems to check and fulfil the orders: pick sheets / pick by voice / pick by light and working towards achieving relevant department targets and KPIs 
    • Ensuring that all of the relevant processes are being adhered to at all times: health & safety, food hygiene standards, Safe & Legal regulations
    • Identify and progress continuous improvement opportunities within the department and across all areas of the operation, enhancing the service to our customer
    • You will be working in a dynamic, fast paced environment providing high level contract logistics customer solutions, you will be seen as a main driver of the operation and fulfilling our customer’s needs
  • What can you bring to the team?

    • Experience is not important, but if you have it then that’s great
    • Ability to communicate in verbal and written form with basic math skills
    • Flexibility is essential, but will also work both ways!
    • Being a team player, as we only achieve success by working together
    • A focus on accuracy and good service
    • Being open to change and willing to share ideas for improvement
    • Above all, you can bring passion, drive and a desire to succeed
  • Interested in joining the team?

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