Warehouse Operative


United Kingdom (Remote)


Position summary

if required, carrying out roles within the transport environment. They are responsible for the overall processing of the customer orders efficiently and at the agreed company rate.

All staff are expected to understand the principles of Good Distribution Practice of Medicinal Products for Human Use (2013/C 68/01) which is reflected in our SOP - REF Chapter 1 AHDL GDP 1.1. It will be a requirement for all staff to be trained in this SOP and have an annual refresher. All other GDP training will be job specific and as per your personal training matrix

Key Accountabilities

Operating Standards

• Where required must accurately assemble items from the pick documentation and ensure that the quantity picked is accurate.

• Special care must be taken to avoid damage and the appropriate bin/packaging used - all damages must be reported to the line team leader.

• Any pick face errors must be reported to the line team leaders immediately.

• Any visible errors within the warehouse environment must be reported to line team leaders immediately

• If there is a problem with a particular line / area the line team leader must be informed

• Hospital orders are assembled in the same way but must be given to the hospital checker to ensure accuracy

• Special check orders are assembled in the same way but must be given to the special checker to ensure accuracy

• Medical Bulk orders, Fridge orders & Secure area orders must be picked in the same way however each have specific criteria that will be covered through training

• Any errors must be responded to immediately.

• All unusual quantities in picking process must be brought to the attention of the line team leader

• Any suspected / actual issues relating to an order itself must be reported to the line team leader

• Any issues relating to transport activities must be reported to the line team leader

• Awareness of Health & Safety procedures at all times.

• The warehouse area must be kept clean and tidy and free from rubbish at all times.

What your background should look like


• Building Customer Loyalty - Effectively meeting customer needs; building productive customer relationships; taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty.

• Communication - Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

• Contributing to Team Success - Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.

• Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.

• Safety Awareness - Being aware of conditions that effect employee safety.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:


High Visual Accuracy

Good verbal communication skills

Basic written communication skills

Basic numeracy and literacy

Customer care


Any previous experience of working in a warehouse environment would be highly desirable


It should be noted that manual handling tasks such as lifting and bending are "essential requirements" of this role.

Whilst Alliance Healthcare is committed to developing positive policies to promote equal opportunities in employment, we have a duty of care to ensure we do not instigate or worsen any conditions that would prevent the employee from carrying out manual handling duties.

On that basis, for this role we cannot make "reasonable adjustments" for any applicant who is unable to carry out such duties. If you are unsure as to whether this applies to your application, you must detail on your application form and discuss at interview any information you feel may be relevant.

Existing employees should keep their line manager informed of any changes that may affect their ability to carry out such duties.

Key Dimensions:

No managerial responsibility and no influence on budget

Key Working Relationships:

Regular liaison with other members of production team and warehouse operatives

Level of Decision Making:

On occasions the Warehouse Operative will be required to work un-supervised

Additional Information:

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What Cencora offers

All team members globally are provided with basic life insurance, personal accident insurance, business travel accident insurance, and EAP resources at no cost. Additional country-specific benefits such as healthcare, sick leave, death and disability, retirement, as well as perks and allowances may be provided. Details of programs vary by location.


Full time

Affiliated Companies

Affiliated Companies: Alliance Healthcare Management Services Limited

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company's continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email [email protected]. We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned