Debenhams Warehouse Assistants required – Xmas Temp – PT 16-30 hrs‏

Job title: Trafford Park – Warehouse Assistants – Xmas Temp – PT 16-30 hrs
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National Minimum Wage

Description: Debenhams Stockroom Assistants play a vital role in our store teams to ensure our products are ready and available for our customers. They have a logical and organised approach towards ensuring the safe transition of our stock from delivery through to the sales floor. Often operating behind the scenes they are dedicated to making sure the shop floor remains well stocked and quickly replenished, processing the deliveries that arrive daily. Please note that the warehouse is located in Trafford Park, approximately 2 miles from the Debenhams store in the Trafford Centre.
Our Stockroom Assistants are calm yet adaptable and flexible to the ever changing demands and priorities that this role operates within.
From the arrival of our deliveries you will support the unloading, sorting, tagging and sizing of stock in preparation for its arrival to the shop floor as well as using our in house technology to identify and record the required products.
They promote a positive and willing approach towards product availability and presentation, ensuring all sizes, colours and styles are available for our customers to buy. Using your extensive knowledge of our products, services and online ordering opportunities you will take responsibility for customer queries when on the shop floor, helping find the best possible solution for our customers.
You will be required to identify stock discrepancies or damages when processing our products and deliveries therefore a strong attention to detail and accuracy is essential. Working within this environment you will require an awareness of security at all times to ensure our stock room remains a safe environment for all staff. You will be required to demonstrate an understanding of health and safety and manual handling guidelines which you will apply when climbing ladders or lifting heavy items.
Please consider the above criteria carefully before starting your application, as when recruiting it’s important to us that we are the right choice for you, as well as you being the right choice for us. We believe it is the people we employ that make the difference to our customers’ shopping experience. Our people take pride in what we do, what we sell and the standards we expect. They are passionate about working with Debenhams and care about doing their very best for every customer.

Please note: this role will require the successful applicant to be available to work varied hours throughout the week, to include shifts covering Monday – Sunday, morning, afternoon or evening. You will be working on a rota basis therefore shifts may change weekly however you will receive your rota 4 weeks in advance. If you have commitments that may restrict your flexibility to work such shifts, you may wish to consider one of our roles with fewer hours to accommodate these.

Our Christmas seasonal vacancies could take effect as early as September for some of our stores & the temporary contracts can run through until early January; Please note the majority of these roles will being starting from late October and early November. Therefore these roles will require you to be available within the local area for the entire Christmas period. Debenhams opening hours are extended for late night shopping at least 1 night per week and require employees to be flexible in regards to working hours to accommodate the later trading. Our Christmas staff will be required to work some of our most important trading dates which include 7th/8th, 14th/15th, 21/22nd Dec , Christmas Eve, Boxing Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day*. (*excluding Scotland)

Although every care is taken to ensure the correct closing dates are advertised occasionally we will close this vacancy prior to the published expiry date if we receive a high volume of applications. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application early to avoid disappointment. The closing date for this role is 30 October 2013. In the case of this happening please continue to visit our careers website for details of all other live vacancies.