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General Operative

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  • Salary:

    £11.44 - 12.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Liane Taylor

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  • Contact phone:

    01623 600835

  • Job ref:

    LMT 05

  • Published:

    3 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Ambitions Personnel have a position become available as a General Operative based in Chesterfield.


  • General Housekeeping – Maintaining a clean and tidy warehouse, yard and other designated areas including racking.
  • Use of Forklift Truck, including operators’ daily checks and general good practice.
  • Use of manual handling equipment such as pump trucks and trollies.
  • Adhere to all health & safety regulations when carrying out the above duties.
  • Measuring and assembling goods in the factory or warehouse
  • Operating production equipment such as CNC Cutting Machine & Heat Press. (Training will be provided)
  • Welding when required using a High Frequency welding Machine. (Training will be provided)
  • Storing goods and raw materials in the factory or warehouse
  • Preparing materials for use by other production staff
  • Moving materials / finished goods to the appropriate location.
  • Packing goods ready for shipment
  • Cleaning and maintaining machinery.
  • Provide cover for Dispatch (Training will be provided)
  • Using multiple carrier websites dispatch goods according to size, weight, destination, and service. Obtaining quotations and booking haulage for dedicated deliveries, international deliveries and any other goods not covered by our contracted courier
  • Complete required paperwork for international deliveries including the use of commodity codes.
  • Acquire POD’s when needed and solve any issues surrounding delivery such as delays, loss of goods or change of addresses
  • Receive and unload deliveries whilst checking all consignments are received, correct and in good condition.
  • Accurately marking all goods received/delivered on our internal software.
  • Ensure all goods are packaged appropriately and to an adequate standard for safe transit.
  • Maintain the working areas of the Production facility ensuring they are clean, tidy and organised fashion and that Health and Safety guidelines are adhered to.
  • Provide cover for the Zund cutting machines when required (training will be provided).
  • Any other tasks as reasonably requested by the Directors or other senior managers.


  • Counterbalance Forklift Licence (advantageous but not essential as training will be provided)
  • Full drivers’ licence
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft packages.
  • Reasonable flexibility to cover seasonal workloads and late couriers
  • Previous experience working in a warehouse/factory environment is essential.
  • Ability to manage and prioritise own workload.
  • You’ll mainly work in a factory or warehouse. You may spend a lot of your time standing while operating machinery or sitting at a workbench or assembly line.
  • You’ll usually wear protective clothing, like overalls and safety shoes.
  • This position requires a high level of integrity, discipline and responsibility. It is expected that should you accept this role, that you will uphold the company’s ethos, have a good understanding of the company handbook and lead by example. Failure to do this on 3 occasions within a 6 months period will mean a grade reduction.
  • Can do attitude
  • Willingness to learn and teach others

Working Monday – Friday. The core hours are between 08:00 – 17:00.

£11.44 per hour

If you are interested in this position please email