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Warehouse Operative

Longtown, Carlisle


Job Purpose


To work as part of the warehouse team to ensure efficient and safe running of the day-to-day warehouse and yard operations.


Key Responsibilities


Responsible for safe loading and unloading of vehicles – While taking into account vehicle weights and dimensions.

Responsible for keeping the warehouse and yard areas clean.

Assisting as required in the warehouse to include wrapping and labelling of pallets.

Liaise with relevant colleagues for updated inbound and outbound freight volumes.

Working safely at all times

To promote best practice in maintaining high levels of Customer Service

You must comply with all health and safety rules and regulations regarding the health and safety of yourself and others who may be affected by your acts or omissions.

Report any health and safety issue including accidents to self.

Follow all site rules.

You must comply with all relevant legislation.

Undertake such other duties that are required from time to time commensurate with this position.

Promote Wm. Armstrong in line with current company values, beliefs and branding.


Remuneration & Hours:


40 hours per week

Permanent: Monday to Friday 10:00-19:00hrs

£11per hour for over 18 years

Free company uniform and PPE

28 days holiday entitlement, including bank holidays

Pension Scheme

PPE and uniform supplied

Medicash Health Scheme

Life cover



Hold a current counter balance forklift licence.

Previous warehouse experience.

Attention to detail and excellent organisation skills.

Must be flexible regard working hours / shift patterns.

Previous pallet network experience advantageous.

Full car driving licence advantageous.

Confidence to communicate at all levels.

Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines.

Health & safety conscious.

Work under own initiative as well as part of a team.


We reserve the right to close posts at any time, once we have received sufficient applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.



If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please complete the online application form at Wm Armstrong Group Careers. You can if you wish send your CV with a covering letter by email to or for postal applications, post to:


HR Department, Wm Armstrong Ltd, Townfoot, Longtown, CA6 5LY

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