Stock Handeling Assistant - Temporary 25 Hours (OPS1236)

Stock Handeling Assistant - Temporary 25 Hours

  • Location:
  • Business Area:
    Store Staff
  • Department:
    Stock & Loading Bay
Stock & Replenishment Assistant

Job Introduction

Role Purpose:
A back of house role responsible for providing stock handling and replenishment services to the store. Offering flexible cross functional support across all areas of the loading bay & back of house processes.

Main Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Looking after the maintenance aspects of the shop
  • Dealing with any onsite contractors and workmen
  • Opening the store at 6am as and when required
  • Helping with shop fits and moving heavy fixtures
  • Dealing with any deliveries that come into store
  • Pre retailing stock, tagging and packing
  • Maintains stockroom standards and actively promotes a safe working environment in accordance with Health and Safety regulations
  • Ensures that all products are delivered to the correct departments and merchandise is receipted
  • Maintains accurate and robust stock receipt & despatch procedures and systems, and complies consistently with all loss prevention procedures relating to the movement of stock external and internal to the store, including ticketing and tagging
  • Exploits all opportunities to maximise profitability and minimise loss, to meet all agreed deadlines and comply with policies and procedures
  • Building excellent relationships with internal and external customers, importantly drivers, contractors & the NDC
  • Supports and communicates with line managers, operational/financial areas of the business to establish best working practices
  • Works effectively with all team members within the store and helps store with induction and training

The Ideal Candidate

Key Behaviours Required:

  • Proactive in planning to achieve targets and objectives which deliver profitable outcomes.
  • Continuously and proactively improves the quality of service we deliver to all our customers as well as external and internal business partners.
  • Willingly takes the initiative and consistently does more than is required
  • Respects individuals’ views and positively contributes to a learning environment in which individuals are supported and encouraged to excel
  • Behaving with integrity at all times, realising everyone’s potential to get the best possible result and to live the values

Skills and Experiences required:

  • Relevant Retail operations experience
  • Familiar working in a stockroom environment adhering to Health and Safety rules and regulations
  • Experience of working in a fast pace environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team


About The Company

We’re so much more than another department store on the high street. Every one of our stores is a total one-off, with its own unique heritage and personality. And our expansion online is taking the world by storm too.

A past to be proud of


Our story begins way back in 1849, when a family-run drapery shop, which had ambitions bigger than most, opened its doors in Glasgow.

The way we do things

Vision & Values

Sure, our vision for the future is our guiding light. But it’s our values that shape the way we do things.

We take them very seriously

Our responsibilities

We might be growing at an unprecedented rate, but that means it’s more important than ever before to do things in the right way.

Going global


The sky’s the limit when it comes to how far, and how fast, we’re growing. It makes for a more exciting time to join us than ever before.

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Corporation Street, Birmingham, United Kingdom, B2 5JS
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