Job Title: Materials HandlerLocation: NewhavenSalary: £ p h - £ p h dependant on experience and skillsJob type: hours per week, - Created in 1947, the company has a strong reputation as a reliable provider and partner for paper and chemicals manufacturers, janitorial companies, dishwasher and washing machines providers and international corporations.The role: To manage the receipt of inbound goods and materials and ensure outbound goods are shipped on time, in line with customer requirementsTo safely move materials and components to the correct storage and stocking locations using appropriate handling equipmentEnsure all product is stored in a safe manner and clearly labelled and packaged to the required standardAccurately complete all necessary documentation and system transactionsPerform regular cycle counts and stock checks to monitor inventory accuracyAdhere to company health and safety guidelines to ensure the safety of yourself and othersPlay an active role in maintaining housekeeping standards to ensure everyone's safety and adherence to the company's 5S programPerform basic preventative maintenance tasks to ensure the safe and efficient operation of equipmentTo work as part of a team to help and support others and provide proactive communication to highlight problems or opportunities for improvementKey Responsibilities and Accountabilities:To ensure all necessary materials, components, packaging, documentation and equipment are available for production at the right time and quantity in order to achieve the production plan.To manage the inbound receipt of goods and materials. This will include the unloading of vehicles using appropriate handling equipment, checking goods received against documentation, transfer to the correct stocking point and accurate processing of system transactional data. To manage the outbound shipment of finished goods, components, and materials. Ensure goods are labelled and packaged to the required standard and checked for accuracy against relevant documentation. This will include the loading of vehicles using appropriate handling equipment and accurate processing of system transactional data.Safely move materials and components to the correct storage and stocking locations using appropriate handling equipment. Observe correct safe handling techniques and practices and ensure necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is worn at all times.Accurately record information and complete all necessary documentation in full. Ensure all required system transactions are performed accurately and in a timely manner. Raise any anomalies or inaccuracies with the relevant party and ensure corrective actions are executed in a timely manner to ensure data accuracyPerform basic preventative maintenance tasks to ensure the safe and efficient operation of production processes and equipmentPlay an active role in maintaining housekeeping standards to ensure everyone's safety and support the company's 5S program.Working as part of a team you will be expected to work in a proactive manner and help and support others to achieve the company's goals and objectivesBe proactive in communicating any problems or opportunities for improvement to a manager, supervisor, or team leader to ensure speedy resolutionEssential Criteria:Forklift Truck LicenceAble to lift and move goods and materials within HSE guidelinesAbility to fluently speak, understand, read, and write EnglishAbility to perform basic mathematical calculations.Personal CompetenciesQuality focussedCustomer focussedGood attention to detailGood timekeepingProactive attitudeFlexibilityTeamworkingDesirable Criteria:Certified training in the safe use and operation of materials handling equipmentPlease click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: forklift driver, Packer, Warehouse, Labourer, Inventory Worker, Warehouse Assistant, Packing Executive, Packaging, Logistics Operative, Goods Inwards, Process Operative, Logistics Assistant, Packing Orders, Goods Packer, Process Operative, Processing Assistant, Packing Operative, Logistics Assistant, Logistics Operative, Distribution Operative may also be considered for this role.