Warehouse Support Assistant

  • Location

    Livingston, West Lothian

  • Sector:

    Scientific and Pharmaceutical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £8.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gordon Clark

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Our client is urgently looking for a Warehouse Support Assistant for a Short-Term contract role based in Livingston.

Job purpose:

To carry out all warehouse functions to cGMP standards

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

1 Follow instructions from Warehouse Team Leader on warehouse duties and tasks
2.Carry out all inwards and outwards materials, processes and recording all inventory data transaction in an accurate and timely manner.
3.Operate all forklift trucks and mechanical handling equipment in a safe and responsible manner, complete and log daily operating checks in accordance with the training provided
4.Locate and retrieve all materials, packaging, and non-GMP items as required from static racking
5.Carry out loading/unloading of delivery vehicles and the re-palletisation of materials as required
6.Pick and label materials for despatch according to the agreed delivery schedules.
7.Maintain cleanliness and tidiness of the warehouse area.
8.Provide support for other areas of the business when required.
9.Follow Company safety policies, systems of work, procedures, signage and guidelines
10.Attend training and to develop skill and knowledge

Person profile - Warehouse Support Assistant

Personality: Motivated individual with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on performing effectively. Can critically assess own performance and contribute to determining own development needs as well as that of the team. Good communicator who is comfortable dealing and communicating with all people of all levels. Reliable, tolerant, and determined. Able to get on with others and be a team player as well as a team leader. Willing to take the initiative. Able to see where improvements can be made and follow through on them.
Personal Situation: Flexible and able to commit to working shifts. Able to work extended hours on occasions when required.

Specific Job Skills:


Must hold licences for Reach and Counter Balance Forklifts
A good understanding cGMP and can consistently apply the principles
Quality focussed
Able to communicate well and in a timely manner with all levels
Understands and demonstrates the principles H&S in a Warehouse environment


Experience of working within a cGMP environment
Documentation skills will be considered an advantage
Experience working with software stock control systems, (SAGE 200 would be preferable)

Computer skills: IT Literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

Literacy and Numeracy:

Able to record information legibly, accurately and in compliance with cGMP standards in a concise and unambiguous manner

Business Skills:

Must understand the need for cGMP practices in a warehouse environment.