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Warehouse Operative


Telford, GB, TF2 8JT

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:             Warehouse Operative
Location:             Telford, Shropshire
Compensation:   £24,298  + Benefits
Role Type:           Fixed Term Contract 52 weeks
Role ID:               SF57372


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Warehouse Operative at our Donnington site.


The role
As a Warehouse Operative, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. We're a leading engineering, support and services company, playing a vital role in various sectors. In this role, you will contribute significantly to the smooth operation of our logistics and supply chain.


Day to day, responsibilities will include:

  • Handling incoming deliveries, verify goods against paperwork, and complete the inbound receiving process
  • Utilise MHE (Material Handling Equipment) to assist in various warehouse tasks, ensuring proper storage and movement of goods
  • Maintain stock integrity by checking Certificates of Conformity (CofC) and shelf life of products to ensure compliance and control throughout the process
  • Accurately pick and pack orders for our customers, ensuring correctness, appropriate condition, and sufficient packaging for onward distribution
  • Maintain a clean and organised warehouse environment as part of your daily duties

This position involves manual work. This could include lifting, bending, using tools or standing for extended periods of time.


The role involves working in both Donnington and in Europe.  On completion of training the work pattern will be a rotational shift of 2 weeks in UK followed by 2 weeks in Europe.Generous allowance paid for the days when working in Europe.


Babcock will accommodation and additional food allowances paid whilst in Europe. 

Essential experience of the Warehouse Operative:

  • Valid MHE license
  • Basic IT skills (Microsoft Excel proficiency)
  • Knowledge of warehousing and MRP (Material Requirements Planning) systems
  • Knowledge of warehouse (SAP) system (desirable)
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


Qualifications for the Warehouse Operative:

We value difference and don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.


Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Babcock International 

For over a century Babcock has helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working – please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 07/08/2024

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