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DO YOU LEAD BY EXAMPLE?

CAN YOU COACH AND SUPPORT NEW STARTERS?

DO YOU HAVE STRONG LEADERSHIP AND COACHING SKILLS?

ARE YOU A TEAM PLAYER?

If you have answered yes to the above questions, then the NEW Pick Buddy role could be an excellent opportunity for you!!!

Due to our phenomenal growth at B&M retail, we have now got some fantastic opportunities to recruit a number of Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck Drivers to join our BRAND NEW dynamic warehouse operation at our distribution centre Bedford.

 

Requirements and Responsibilities of the role:

The Pick Buddy role is to coach new starters after they have been trained on both use of equipment and processes within the warehouse (stacking, hygiene, accuracy etc.) to a competent level.

The majority of time of the Pick Buddy will be spent on the warehouse floor coaching, assisting and assessing new Colleagues, identifying areas for development and improvement, assisting the Colleague with continuous improvement.

The Pick Buddy will instruct the Trainee at every stage of the process including:

  • Driving and placement of MHE
  • Placement of product on the pallet to build a stable and properly stacked pallet, that takes into account the customers’ requirements of category sequence, undamaged product, pallet weight and stability, and product the right way up.
  • After the first 4 assignments have been picked the Pick Buddy will assess the level of competency. If they are deemed acceptable then the new Colleague will proceed on picking duties by themselves using a self-assessment method, further assessed by the Pick Buddy at hourly intervals, then moving to 2 hourly, then 1/2 day and finally daily until competency is attained.

Aspects of this role require physical activity. This role requires flexibility and additional hours may be needed to meet the needs of the business.

What can we offer you?

  • 4 weeks holidays + Bank holidays
  • PPE & Staff Uniform is provided
  • Staff Discount Card
  • Onsite Parking Provided
  • Fantastic Career Opportunities
  • Ongoing Training & Development
  • Flexible culture - variety of shift patterns and contract sizes to suit

Why B&M?

B&M Retail are the UK’s fastest growing variety retailer. From only having 21 stores in 2005 to the 650+ stores we currently operate from, there is sure to be store near you. With our ongoing expansion plans there really hasn’t been a better time to join B&M. We have a variety of exciting retail careers available & we offer fantastic on the job training. If you are looking to fast track your career the opportunities are endless!

We truly value our people so you will receive on going learning and development opportunities to develop as an individual and as a manager within our business including on-going professional development.

 

If you would like to join B&M on our journey then apply TODAY!