Warehouse Operative

Job Posted: 12th July 2022

Role purpose

To consistently deliver high quality outputs of hides to meet customer requirements and expectations, take a proactive approach to Health and Safety for self and others which will contribute to ‘Zero Tolerance’ H&S Initiatives, to deliver quality against targets and objectives whilst contributing to create a culture of continuous improvement, high performance, and customer excellence.


Key accountabilities

  • Working to Standard Operational Procedures.
  • Working proactively with the Supervisor.
  • Responsible for ensuring all Health and Safety standards are met.
  • Takes ownership for ensuring all housekeeping duties are met i.e., clean, and safe work area through 5S implementation.
  • Team player – works as part of team to deliver results, sets high standards for self and leads/influences by example.
  • Effective communications at all levels.
  • Delivering results against production targets.
  • Meets Health and Safety standards – Zero Tolerance.
  • Positive attitude and behaviours.


Experience Desired

  • Previous experience of working in an operational environment would be preferential.
  • Confident, self-motivated, and resilient, able to proactively identify issues and drive delivery of solutions. Thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to lift and manoeuvre finished hides.


Key Competencies Required



  • Respond positively to feedback and be open to incorporating these into your way of working.
  • Treat every experience as an opportunity to learn something new
  • Ask others for help and advice.
  • Undertake regular self-development aligned to your role or future roles.


Attention to Detail

  • Consistently provide accurate, complete, and quality work and information.
  • Demonstrate brilliant execution by delivering work on time, being thorough, and applying high standards to everything you do.



  • Actively develop and maintain beneficial relationships and show commitment to outstanding teamwork.
  • Proactively listen to, consider, and embrace diverse ideas and styles.



  • Achieve results by prioritizing workload, effective time management, and showing efficiency with resources available.
  • Monitor plans and makes changes when targets go off track.
  • Show energy and determination to drive action through to completion.



  • Respond positively to change and look for new ways of working that improve efficiency.
  • Be open to trying new ideas.



  • Use effective communication strategies.
  • Develop and deliver clear, concise, consistent, and relevant information (verbal and written) to meet the needs of the audience. Understands, manages, and clarifies expectations.


Problem solving

  • Act on own initiative without being prompted.
  • Demonstrate drive to make a positive difference to business performance.
  • Have a positive outlook, channel your energy into finding opportunities and solutions, even in times of uncertainty and ambiguity.
  • Always seek valid information to solve and eliminate root causes of problems/ issues.


Key relationships

  • Warehouse Supervisor
  • Production Manager
  • Team Leader
  • Operators
  • Planning & Inventory Manager


How to Apply

To apply please send your cover letter and CV to careers@scottishleathergroup.com

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