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Warehouse Assistant

  • Location: Braintree, Essex
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Position: Machine Controller
  • Salary: £10 - £10.23 per hour
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: MH1990WA_1553852016
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Job description

Warehouse Assistant


£Discussed on application

A great opportunity for an experienced Warehouse Assistant to join a small but busy Turning Department equipped with CNC Turning centres, Sliding Head and Multi spindle Auto Lathes. As a Warehouse Assistant you will play a critical part in the Storage and distribution of raw materials.

  • Loading materials (in bar or billet form) to the Lathes and moving bar stock from the High Bay Warehouse Facility to the Turning Cell.
  • Palletising finished work in preparation for shipment to Heat Treatments and protecting using waterproof film.
  • Clearing swarf and chips from machines and emptying chip bins into scrap metal skips.
  • Assisting with Unloading/loading Commercial vehicles as and when required.
  • Occasionally Machine minding and carrying out fettling and deburring operations to certain turned products.
  • Verifying incoming raw materials by checking weight, bar sizes and specification (full training Essential to role).

Experience/ Essential requirements:

  • Excellent eyesight with no history of colour blindness issues. (Bar Stocks are colour coded to prevent misuse on products).
  • Excellent concentration ability and attention to detail.
  • Previous experience in the use of counter balance forklift vehicles (even if certification has lapsed) and also as a Banksman. Willingness to be trained in the use of a Combi Lift truck in the future.

Hours of Work:

Monday - Thursday: 7.30am - 16.00pm

Friday: 7.30am - 15.00pm. 39-hours per week.

The successful candidate will work a permanent dayshift. Daily duties will be aligned with the operational needs for the appropriate raw materials to be available at their point of use as scheduled by production. The team will comprise of two employees.

Additional hours at overtime rate are available to suit business demands.


In return, you will be offered a competitive salary + shift allowance, after a qualifying period health care cash back scheme and company pension contributions, a generous holiday allowance of 25 days per year (full time allocation) plus bank holidays and free on-site parking.

If you would like to find out more, please get in touch with Michelle Heard at PSR Solutions on 01785 715505.