Night Warehouse Operative

Job Reference: BUUNI0001
Location: Burton-on-Trent

Salary: £11.66-14.66 per hour
Higher pay rate is achieved by: See below for details

Contract Type: Temporary, Full or Part time

The Best Connection has grown to become a leader in delivering flexible workforce solutions to the UK’s warehouse and distribution sectors. Our aim is to find the best job fit for candidates and our clients. We achieve this every day for thousands of people up and down the UK by painstakingly matching individual requirements to opportunities. If you are happy – so are we!

We are extremely pleased to announce we are now working in partnership with Unipart Logistics and Waterstones in Burton on Trent. Unipart Logistics has been a leading 3PL for many years and their commitment to innovation has led them to working with some of the biggest brands.

Waterstones is one of those brands. Since 1982 under its founder, Tim Waterstone, they have grown throughout the UK operating out of 280 bookshops to become an icon of British culture. Their passion for great customer service from their booksellers extends into their distribution network.

We are currently recruiting Order Pickers for their distribution centre, located on Centrum 100, Burton on Trent.

The role of the order picker will be to pick orders for their network of book shops or for their online customers. If you have ever wanted to work in a library without the silence, then this may be the job for you! As well as books you may also be picking related products such as games, Lego and soft toys. Full training will be provided and all colleagues will be given support from their Team Leader. For the first week you will be paired up with a trainer who will show you exactly what you need to do.

There are various shifts patterns as detailed below but if they don’t meet your individual requirements we would still like to hear from you as we may be able to make changes for you. We can offer both full time and PART TIME hours.

  • Monday – Friday, 10pm – 6am
  • Monday – Saturday, 10pm – 6am

Now here is the good bit, below are the standard rates of pay for the shifts detailed above. Overtime is paid after your standard working week is completed which is paid at Time and a Half.​

  • £11.66/£14.66 - between 10pm- 7am ( including £1 attendance bonus paid monthly )

To reward all colleagues, the above rates include an additional £1 per hour peak premium which will be paid monthly in arears. So if you work 240 hours in a month, the following month you will be paid an additional £240 as a bonus to reward your hard work and commitment to delivering great customer service.

Other great benefits include

  • Temp-Perm opportunities in 2022
  • Guaranteed hours every week
  • Part Time Hours
  • Staff Shop
  • Full “on the job” Training
  • Raffles
  • Brand new canteen serving fresh hot meals
  • Working in a modern and clean environment

If the above is a “real page turner” we want to hear from you. Contact the recruitment team today. We can’t wait to meet you!


Additional Benefits & Requirements

  • 28 days Paid Annual Leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
  • Canteen
  • Hourly rate as above (not age dependent)
  • Overtime Available
  • Possible permanent position following a successful trial period
  • Shift Premiums
  • Training Provided
  • Weekend Work

Call David and the team on 01283 545333

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