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Multi-Skilled Warehouse Team Member


Purpose:  
The role of a multi-skilled team member is to undertake a range of production tasks across differing areas of the warehouse, according to daily production demands.
Ensuring and taking ownership to operate in a safe, productive, and high-quality manner according to SOPs and training given.

KAR’s:
  • Works in a safe manner, always adopting best practices and wearing appropriate PPE and raising near misses.
  • Is personally accountable for completing their day to day activities in accordance with training, SOPs and Drawings
  • Records work times and explains any deviations to Routing time
  • Proactively suggests improvements in processing, tooling and equipment to increase safety, quality and efficiency.
  • Checks quality of own operations and incoming goods, recording and communicating findings inline with procedures.
  • Responsible for looking after equipment, ensuring issues are raised with team leader
  • Escalation of any problems in completing their day to day targets/work e.g. product quality and job training, adopting stop & fix approach
  • Maintain housekeeping to a high standard, ensuring work areas used are kept to standard at all times, cleaning up as you go.
  • Ensuring Stock accuracy through day to day discipline and regular stock checks.
Critical Experience/Skills Required:
  • Works in accordance with procedures and rules
  • Confident to ask for help or clarity when required
  • Team player, prepared to support their colleagues to ensure the team targets are met
  • Read Drawings to good level
  • Complete quality checks and use all measuring equipment in the QC test room
  • Can do approach and always looks to make improvements in ways of working.
  • Willingness to undertake a range of tasks and learn new skills.
  • Use of general workshop tools both fixed and hand.
  • Ability to demonstrate working at the right level for all of the processes.
  • Packing of products to SOPs.
  • Use of Nav for Assembly Orders, Handhelds for Picking etc.
  • Basic PC Skills


Multi-skilled Operator (Late/Evening Shift)


Purpose:  
The role of a multiskilled operator is to undertake a range of production tasks across differing areas of the workshop, according to daily production demands.
Ensuring and taking ownership to operate in a safe, productive, and high-quality manner according to SOPs and training given.
Whilst there is an increasing level of skill and experience required across the levels, employees should expect to undertake any task across the levels that they capable of, even if a lower level.

KAR’s:
  • Works in a safe manner, always adopting best practices and wearing appropriate PPE and raising near misses.
  • Is personally accountable for completing their day to day activities in accordance with training, SOPs and Drawings
  • Records work times and explains any deviations to Routing time
  • Proactively suggests improvements in processing, tooling and equipment to increase safety, quality and efficiency.
  • Checks quality of own operations and escalates issues
  • Responsible for looking after equipment, ensuring issues are raised with team leader
  • Escalation of any problems in completing their day to day targets/work e.g. product quality and job training, adopting stop & fix approach
  • Maintain housekeeping to a high standard, ensuring work areas used are kept to standard at all times, cleaning up as you go.
Critical Experience/Skills Required:
  • Works in accordance with procedures and rules
  • Confident to ask for help or clarity when required
  • Team player, prepared to support their colleagues to ensure the team targets are met
  • Read Drawings to basic level
  • Complete level 1 quality checks and use basic measuring equipment
  • Can do approach and always looks to make improvements in ways of working.
  • Willingness to undertake a range of tasks and learn new skills.
  • Use of general workshop tools both fixed and hand.
Ability to demonstrate working at the right level for 5 of the Level 1 processes.


If you would like to apply for this role or request further details, please apply to us a recruitment@jim-lawrence.co.uk 


Why work at Jim Lawrence?



If you would like to apply or request further details on any of the roles,  please email us recruitment@jim-lawrence.co.uk

Jim Lawrence is a great British business success story – a family run business, set up on a farmhouse kitchen table, that in just 20 years has grown to be one of the country’s leading lighting and home furnishings retailers.

‘Nothing similar is quite the same’

As a vertical retailer we design, produce, and sell only our own products, without using middlemen or wholesalers, so we can offer the very best of British design with exceptional customer service. As result of our passion for building in house skills over the last 20 years, we now have an amazing array of roles at the company. With over 150 staff our job descriptions are as varied as welding to finance, product planning to graphic design and packaging. 

We offer our range of over 12,000 products via a variety of multi-channel shopping options including mail order, online, national events and via our showroom. We work hard at every step of the way to assist loyal customer base through the UK and world beyond and to continue to grow this iconic national brand.





Join the family



Working with us means joining an ever-growing family of talented artisan craftsmen and business influencers. Having such a cross section of skills and talents under one roof gives us the chance to offer a fantastically broad range of new challenges throughout our staff, and our exciting career development programmes are tailored to help you grow and make the most of every opportunity within the business.

At the heart of this company we still have a ‘roll your sleeves up and get it done’ mentality that means everyone pitches in and helps no matter what the challenge – there’s no corporate boardrooms here! People tend to stay…we have an amazingly high staff retention rate (averaging 90% annually) which is testament to a genuine belief that our business is only as strong as the links that bind it.

So, if you are looking for an interesting job that challenges and stretches you, in an environment where it’s not unusual to be greeted by a big friendly black Labrador then we are the company for you! We are always keen to hear from new talent, even if your perfect role isn’t currently listed above.

If you would like to apply or request further details on any of the roles, please email us your CV to recruitment@jim-lawrence.co.uk


Meet the makers



Naturally we like to showcase our finished products as a brand, but what about what goes on behind the scenes? Like any successful company, Jim Lawrence is nothing without the talented people who work here and we  think it’s high time we introduced you to some of them. 


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