Warehouse Operative

Salary: Competitive

Location: Lichfield WS13 8SS

United Kingdom

Apply by: 23/03/2023

Warehouse Operative

Lichfield WS13 8SS

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About the role

Becoming a Warehouse Operative opens up incredible career possibilities— it’s how many of our managers started out. To succeed as a Warehouse Operative you’ll be someone who can put people at the heart of everything you do, building relationships with your team and acting quickly to help our customers. This is a hands-on job for people who enjoy tackling big challenges as part of a team, who like to stay active and who love to see their work make a visible difference.

You don’t need any previous experience in working in a warehouse. We’ll make sure you’re fully trained.

A day in the life at our Packaged Distribution Centre;

A day in the life at our Fresh Distribution Centre;


You will be responsible for

You will be responsible for:

·Having a key role in supporting our store colleagues by making sure orders are assembled accurately

·Picking and manually handling stock

·Maintaining a clear and tidy warehouse and ensure any potential hazards are taken care of safely, quickly and efficiently.

·Making sure stock is received, stored, packed and transported according to the highest standards

·Taking ownership for your own and others safety whilst at work

·Using tools provided and training material provided efficiently

·Using your Mechanical Handling Equipment efficiently

·Working both independently and as part of a team

You will need

You will need

·To have passion about delivering great customer service.

·Energy to enjoy the buzz of working in a fast paced yet exciting environment.

·A driven and keen attitude to learn new skills as well as thriving whilst working in an encouraging team.

·Reliability and punctuality.

·The ability to adapt to working in a fast-paced ever-evolving environment.

·Be happy to go that extra mile.

Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date.

What’s in it for you


We are located in Fradley Park, Lichfield WS13 8SS. 

We are currently ONLY recruiting for the Full Time DAY SHIFT as stated below: 

5 of 7 - Double Days - Rotating each week between 06:00-14:00 and 14:00-22:00 (37.5hrs per week) (including some weekends)

The Basic Hourly rate is £12.41, with an increase of 33% £16.51 for Weekends. 

Plus performance related bonus:

88 % + £0.30p extra per hour

92% + £ 0.60p extra per hour

99% + £1.00 extra per hour

Please apply online and we will contact you.

To find out more contact us today on 07801 955503 or email us at DC.RecruitmentHub@tesco.com where a dedicated Tesco colleague can help you find the right job .

Plus there are additional overtime and premiums payments available on top.

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus Bank holidays)
  • 10% Discount Card increasing to 15% after every pay for a 4 day period
  • Life assurance
  • Retirement saving plan
  • Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases
  • Uniform provided

Click here to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues

About us

Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving Britain's shoppers a little better every day’. Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them. In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.

At Tesco, inclusion means that Everyone’s Welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect; by valuing individuality and uniqueness we create a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion have always been at the heart of Tesco. It is embedded in our values: we treat people how they want to be treated. We always want our colleagues to feel they can be themselves at work and we are committed to helping them be at their best. Across the Tesco group we are building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues – who in turn help to build the success of our business and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.

Please note

Tesco will only recruit individuals who have passed the school leaver’s age.  To find out the school leavers age for your country please click here

We can only accept candidates over the age of 18 if the role requires working before 6:15 am or after 9:45 pm or involves working in areas such as the warehouse, beers, wines & spirits, counters, bakery and driving roles.

On the occasions where we have high volumes of applicants, some roles may close earlier than the advertised end date in order for us to manage all of the applicants appropriately. We will only be able to offer individual feedback to those candidates who attend an interview.

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