Here at Point Recruitment in Huntingdon we get lots of vacancies for warehouse workers in Cambridge, warehouse operatives in St Neots and warehouse supervisors in St Ives. In fairness, we have vacancies for positions in the warehouse all over Cambridgeshire.
However, working in a warehouse might not be as easy as you might think. Working in a warehouse can be extremely challenged. It is fast paced with short deadlines. It’s a highly pressured environment and lots of different skills are needed to work in a warehouse.
So, do you think you’ve got what it takes to work as a warehouse operative? Could you work in a warehouse?
The key skill you will need is adaptability. When you work in a warehouse you’ll be in lots of different environments. This could be inside or outside, in warm areas or cold areas for example. In each location your job role and duties will change slightly. A good warehouse operative should be able to change easily and meet demands.
You may also find yourself in front of customers, so you’ll need good customer service skills too. After all, you’ll be representing the company and giving the customer an impression of the business. You need to ensure that’s a good impression.
Problem solving skills will come in handy too. As with all businesses, problems will arise. You can show yourself as a leader by having good problem-solving skills and a strong initiative. Consumers are becoming more demanding all the time, and the competition is fierce too. Sometimes you may come across an opportunity to resolve a problem before it arises.
It’s important to have good communication skills as you will often be working as part of a team. By being a good team player, you can ensure that everyone is on top of their workload, which will help the company succeed.
So, these are just some of the skills you need to be a good warehouse operative. What do you think, could you work in a warehouse?
If you think you could, then check out our vacancies for warehouse workers now. We have temporary and permanent roles available, as well as different hours and shifts available too.