*** Vacancy *** Dispatch Warehouse Operative

by Rapid Welding 26. May 2017 14:50


Dispatch Warehouse Operative


Location: Cosham, Hampshire.

Working Hours: 45 Hours per Week, Monday to Friday (0800 to 1730). You must also have the flexibility to work extra hours. 30 minutes paid lunch.

Salary: c£18525 pa including paid lunch.

Holiday: 20 paid days per year + bank holidays (Some leave mandatory to cover period business is closed between Christmas and New Year).

** Candidates MUST have a Full Driving Licence, you will be based at the warehouse and will provide cover for fellow stores people / delivery drivers when required **


We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Dispatch Warehouse Operative.

Successful candidates will predominately work as a Dispatch Warehouse Operative. You will also provide holiday relief cover for stores colleagues and delivery drivers. You will need to have a Full Driving Licence and the flexibility to go out on deliveries at short notice.

Working as the Dispatch Warehouse Operative you will work within a team to ensure that all goods are put away correctly, and orders are picked, checked, and dispatched correctly.

As a Dispatch Warehouse Operative you will support the smooth running of the warehouse and be responsible for preparing paperwork, to deadlines, to support courier deliveries. 

You should have excellent time management skills and customer service skills, as you will be required to serve on the trade counter while meeting daily deadlines. 


Dispatch Warehouse Operative duties and responsibilities include:

  • The correct receiving and putting away of supplier deliveries.
  • The correct picking, checking and packing of sales orders.
  • Completing any relevant documentation required for national and international deliveries.
  • Working in a timely and efficient manner, complying with customer deadlines.
  • Serving customers on the Trade Counter.
  • Assisting drivers with the loading of vehicles when necessary.
  • Very occasionally covering absence of delivery drivers.


  • Good level of computer literacy.
  • Full driving licence.
  • Anticipate, respond to and seek to exceed the expectations of existing and potential customers.
  • Show support for business values and demonstrate a high level of honesty and integrity.
  • Respond positively to changing business circumstances and readily adapt behaviour to maintain effective performance.
  • Be able to work in a well-structured manner with strong organisational skills.
  • Ensure tasks are completed by set timescales, accurately and with an attention to detail.
  • Build and maintain good working relationships, able to communicate effectively with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Good level of literacy and numeracy skills.
  • An industrial warehousing background, although this is not essential.
  • A current forklift licence would be advantageous, although this is not essential.


To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to vacancies@rapidwelding.com 

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Join The Rapid Family Today! Exciting New Role at RentArc

by Rapid Welding 26. April 2016 20:51


Tel : 023 80 867 789


email : sales@rentarc.com

Hire & Marketing Support 

We are excited to announce that a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full time Hire & Marketing Support role within RentArc, part of the Rapid group of companies. 

  • Location                  Ower, Hampshire
  • Contract                  Full time
  • Job type                   Hire & Marketing Support
  • Salary                      c £25 000.00

Job description

Based in our Ower office and supporting our existing team to grow our business, the key responsibilities will include: 

  • Marketing.
  • Development of strategies to grow our rental business and raise our rental market profile.
  • Recognising potential ‘hiring’ opportunities within Rapid’s existing customer base.
  • Develop Hire Wizard.
  • Maintaining our reputation as a highly respected company with a proven history of superb customer care.
  • Breakdown repair co-ordination.
  • Develop web and social media presence.
  • Enhance our Health and Safety policies.
  • As part of a small team there is a general level of additional support required for your colleagues.



  • Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5.00pm, 60 minutes lunch, 40 hours per week
  • 20 days holiday per year + statutory holidays.  Compulsory Christmas & New Year shutdown.


What we're looking for 

  • Strong customer focus.
  • The role will be fast-paced and challenging, therefore you must have an adaptable, flexible attitude and   approach.
  • Be prepared to work alongside your team to be driven to achieve a high level of service.
  • General office experience required.
  • ‘C’ grade GCSE in Mathematics and English Language.
  • IT literate including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Excellent communicator across all colleague levels. 

This role would suit someone in the existing tool or plant hire / rental business. 

Company office clothing supplied.


If this is the challenge for you, please send your CV and a covering letter to





12 Mortimers Estate, Ower, Hampshire, SO51 6AL 

R D Edwards Director (Managing) R P Edwards (Technical)

Registered Offices: Unit 2D Hamilton Road, Portchester Park, Cosham, Hampshire, PO6 4QE

Company Registration No: 07147183

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