Stockroom Assistant / Driver - Ipswich & Bury St Edmunds - 20 hrs

Multiple Locations
£7.30 - £7.80 per hour
07 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Job Type
Part Time

Please note: This role will require you to drive up to a 7.5 tonne vehicle for delivery and therefore a CPC driving qualification and a full clean UK license is needed.

As a Driver, you will be responsible for the collection of the stock from the off shore Warehouse and delivering to the store. By liaising with the Stock Movement team, you will be identifying any anomalies, checking queries and will then organise the deliveries in a timely manner.

With an organised and flexible working style you will have the ability to absorb information quickly and use your own initiative to prioritise your own workload. A logical approach and the ability to keep things tidy and in order is essential. You will need to have a friendly and approachable manner and you will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You will also be numerate and computer literate.

If you obtained your driving licence prior to January 1997 and it is a group 1 licence, you will automatically have additional entitlement to category C1 & D1. However, If your licence was obtained after this date, you should have a group 2 licence (category C1 and D1) to entitle you to drive the 7.5 tonne vehicle and be CPC driver trained.

Debenhams Stockroom Assistants play a vital role in our store teams to ensure our products are ready and available for our customers. They have a logical and organised approach towards ensuring the safe transition of our stock from delivery through to the sales floor. Often operating behind the scenes they are dedicated to making sure the shop floor remains well stocked and quickly replenished, processing the deliveries that arrive daily.

Our Stockroom Assistants are calm yet adaptable and flexible to the ever changing demands and priorities that this role operates within.

From the arrival of our deliveries you will support the unloading, sorting, tagging and sizing of stock in preparation for its arrival to the shop floor as well as using our in house technology to identify and record the required products.

They promote a positive and willing approach towards product availability and presentation, ensuring all sizes, colours and styles are available for our customers to buy. Using your extensive knowledge of our products, services and online ordering opportunities you will take responsibility for customer queries when on the shop floor, helping find the best possible solution for our customers.

You will be required to identify stock discrepancies or damages when processing our products and deliveries therefore a strong attention to detail and accuracy is essential. Working within this environment you will require an awareness of security at all times to ensure our stock room remains a safe environment for all staff. You will be required to demonstrate an understanding of health and safety and manual handling guidelines which you will apply when climbing ladders or lifting heavy items.

Please consider the above criteria carefully before starting your application, as when recruiting it’s important to us that we are the right choice for you, as well as you being the right choice for us. We believe it is the people we employ that make the difference to our customers’ shopping experience. Our people take pride in what we do, what we sell and the standards we expect. They are passionate about working with Debenhams and care about doing their very best for every customer.

Occasionally we will close vacancies prior to the published expiry date if we receive high volumes of applications; therefore to avoid disappointment we recommend that you submit your application early.