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Warehouse Operative (2:30pm-11pm) - Animed Direct


Are you looking for a role that offers you a good work life balance?


Do you prefer a later start to the day?


Due to continued expansion we are looking for Warehouse Operatives to join our fantastic team here at Animed Direct!


At CVS Group we are one of the largest integrated veterinary groups in Europe with a turnover in excess of £400M and over 500 veterinary practice sites across the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands. Alongside veterinary practices, we also operate pet crematoria, laboratories, a distribution centre, an online business and buying groups.


Animed Direct was established in 2010 and sells animal medicines, pet food and accessories to customers across the UK, as well as managing distribution of a growing number of own-brand medicines to our circa 400 vet practices across the country.


Within this role you would be working as part of a team in our busy and fast-paced warehouse on a full time basis working Monday - Friday 2:30pm-11pm. Our warehouse offers a clean working environment, where you will work alongside a friendly team and where training and support will be provided. 


 Duties and responsibilities to include:

  • Picking and packing customer orders effectively and efficiently
  • Stock taking/checking
  • Taking delivery of stock and supplies (Goods In)
  • Checking for damaged or missing items
  • Checking in stock and locating to suitable safe area
  • Preparing pallets for dispatch
  • Ensuring all paperwork is kept up to date
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment
  • General warehouse housekeeping
  • Forklift & Reach truck (Turret) driving licence would be advantageous but not essential


Key skills and experience required:

  • The ability to work quickly, efficiently and accurately
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Moderate IT skills
  • A good understanding of health and safety
  • A willingness to be flexible when required


Please note: Some heavy lifting may be required. 


Salary + Benefits: In addition to a competitive hourly rate of £9.54 and the opportunity to work in a friendly and supportive environment, we offer;

  • Access to our industry leading sharesave scheme
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave
  • Heavily discounted pet healthcare
  • Range of flexible benefits such as Perkbox, GymFlex and Cycle to Work to suit your needs
  • We also offer generous holiday entitlement:
    • 6 weeks leave a year (5 weeks annual leave + Bank Holidays or equivalent time off)
    • You will gain an extra days annual leave every year in your first 5 years of employment, taking you up to 7.6 weeks leave a year
    • You can also buy up to 2 weeks additional leave or sell 1 week's leave each year with our Buy/Sell holiday scheme
    • This means you can take up to 8.6 weeks holiday a year when starting, rising to a maximum of 9.6 weeks after 5 years' service


Interested in joining our team?

If so, please click "Apply Now" and we will be in contact with you shortly!

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Animed Direct
Owen Road, Diss, Norfolk, United Kingdom, IP22 4ER
  • Salary:
    Attractive + Benefits
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    Animed Direct
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  • Application Closing Date:
    30 September 2021
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