Warehouse Operative - #59742

Gist Ltd

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Barnsley
Salary: £11.44 - £11.77 per hour
Contract type: Full time

Working in partnership with M&S, at Gist we deliver industry-leading logistics and supply chain transformation.

We value, celebrate, and believe in the power of individuality and strive to create a work environment where everyone can be themselves. We want you to join us, bring your authentic self to work and unlock your full potential.

As a Warehouse Operative, you'll play a key role at the centre of our operation, where every action you take contributes to our customers enjoying their favourite M&S food.

Our operation in Barnsley are looking for candidates who can commit to a Tuesday - Saturday weekly shift pattern, working 40 hours per week on a shift of 14:00 - 22:00

What’s in it for you?

Gist is an inclusive, dynamic, exciting, and evolving business built on our core values. Here are some of the benefits we offer that make working for Gist just that little bit more special…

  • £11.44 per hour, increasing to £11.77 per hour + £2.94 unsociable pay following completion of a 6 month probation period.
  • 20% M&S discount on most things from furniture, fashion and food
  • 20 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (rising with length of service)
  • Discounted rates on healthcare cash plan
  • Auto Enrolment Pension or competitive Defined Contribution Pension Scheme and life assurance (up to 4 times salary)
  • Amazing perks and discounts via our App to major restaurants and retailers
  • Access to a wide range of wellbeing support – including our Employee Assistance Programme
  • A first-class welcome with a tailored induction and a wide range of training schemes to help with your learning and development
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Supportive Team: Join a close-knit community where collaboration is key

What will you do & what will you need

The role will include handling goods from intake through to dispatch, loading and unloading vehicles whilst adhering to our health & safety culture at the site. Scanning and picking different products and moving stock around while working with our heavily invested modern electronic voice equipment. You will play a key role working as part of a warehouse team in a chilled environment, we’ll provide appropriate uniform, but we recognise it’s not for everyone.

We are also looking for passionate, adaptable, and collaborative people. Ideally, you'll be able to follow instructions whilst working together as a team with pace and adaptability. Full comprehensive training will be provided and in return for your achievements, we also offer fantastic pathways and career progression opportunities within the network and beyond.

Who are we and where will you be

At Gist we are united by our core values; with safety and people at the heart of everything do, we are progressive, accountable, collaborative, and ethical. Gist will play an integral part in the M&S journey as it pushes boundaries to lead the retail industry into a greener, speedier, more inspiring era.

Gist Barnsley is one of our original distribution centers with an impressive warehouse of 222,000 square feet. The site was opened in 1971 to exclusively service the Marks & Spencer (M&S) Food contract. Various extensions have been added to the original building to enhance capacity and support our network growth. We currently have 488 colleagues at site. We provide free parking and the number 12 bus stop is within a 10-minute walk from site.

Apply today and Join us on the road to success

Upon application if successful, you will be contacted by a member of the team and booked onto an initial introduction call to discuss the role at hand and next steps. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.

Gist aims to be an inclusive organisation, trusted and admired by our colleagues, customers, and suppliers. If you consider yourself to require reasonable adjustments to any part of our recruitment process, we invite you to share those requirements with us when completing your application. We will make every effort to ensure your needs are met to provide a fair and transparent process of assessment. If it’s meaningful to you, it’s important to us.

Our Internal Recruitment Team fulfil all vacancies on a direct basis. Unsolicited contact by unapproved agencies (sharing speculative CVs) will not be accepted and introductory fees will not apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £11.44-£11.77 per hour


  • Warehouse experience: 2 years (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: WHO.40

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