Warehouse Operator

Holmes Chapel
Job Type:
Life Sciences
Job reference:
about 1 month ago

Warehouse Operator - Holmes Chapel

The duration of the contract is 3 months

The location of this role is Holmes Chapel

The pay rate for this role is £15.43 per hour

The role is working for a leading pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organisation.


5-day 2-shift

Week 1: Mon - Fri 6am - 2pm

Week 2: Mon - Fri 2pm - 10pm

Job Purpose

To receive, pick, assemble, pack and despatch orders in accordance with the weekly 'Work-to' plan ensuring all BPCs and cGMP documentation is complete.

Main missions


  • Receive, check and book-in goods in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Unload materials using appropriate manual handling equipment and in accordance with the HSE procedures.
  • Liaise with Planning, drivers and suppliers to arrange booking-in slots.


  • Pick, assemble and check shop orders and requisitions in accordance with the weekly 'Work to' plan in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Put away unused or returned material from Production in line procedures.
  • Operate FLTs, High Rise and other mechanical lifting devices in accordance with operating procedures and HSE procedures.
  • Ensure stock is put away correctly as per the SOP
  • Complete quarterly cycle counts.


  • Prepare, check and pack finished product to cGMP standards ready for despatch
  • Ensure sea containers are loaded and secured in line with written procedures.
  • Load materials using appropriate manual handling equipment and in accordance with the HSE procedures.
  • Carry out visual checks on vehicles to ensure they are safe to carry our finished products.


  • Complete all BPCS transactions in order to support both site and local activities
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Stock movement
  • Complete checks on all mechanical lifting equipment in accordance with the written procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining a good level of housekeeping
  • Inducting visitors and contractors to the Warehouse
  • Provide relief cover to the Stores and Staging

Ideal Candidate

  • On the job training will be given but previous Warehouse Operator experience is preferred
  • Good English language skills, written and verbal
  • Experience of working in the pharmaceutical industry is desirable or other regulated industry e.g., food.
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