Stock Assistant/Driver – the role:
Primarily working as a Stock Assistant you’ll be working in the heart of the whole operation keeping our stores stocked up and ready for business. Responsible for dealing with deliveries and putting stock away on a timely basis and in priority order, you will be aware of the importance of health and safety. This role will also involve driving goods to our other stores.
This role is for 20 hours per week, on a fixed term contract basis until 31st August 2019, working a variety of shifts including weekdays and weekends between the hours of 4.30am and 4.00pm.
Stock Assistant – the person:
A good understanding of a stock control environment
Previous experience in retail is desirable but not essential
Excellent customer focus and communication skills
A proven ability to work methodically, and cope well under pressure
Keen to develop and progress your career with Argos
You will also need the following:
Full, manual UK Driving licence
Minimum of 1 years driving experience
No serious driving convictions
Confidence to drive a Mercedes Sprinter van, and demonstrate this in an assessment
Stock Assistant – the benefits:
You will receive £8.50 per hour (£7.80 if under 21) plus an additional £1.00 per hour whilst driving
An initial holiday allowance of 22 days per year pro rata (which increases with service)
Staff discount in Argos/Habitat/Sainsbury’s (after qualifying period)
Company pension scheme
As a Stock Assistant you will be working in an exciting environment with the potential to develop your skills in our Academy for a career that fits with your own aspirations.
(Please note: This vacancy may close early if we receive a high volume of applications.)
We know that candidates may be put off applying for a job unless they can tick every box. We also know that ‘normal’ office hours aren’t always doable, and while we can’t accommodate every flexible working request we are happy to be asked. So if you are excited about working with us and think you can do much of what we are looking for but aren’t sure if you are 100% there yet… why not apply and see how it goes?
Here at Sainsbury’s Argos we’re a proud equal opportunities employer that values diversity at every level of our business. Inclusion and Diversity are fundamental to our culture and values, fostering an innovative, collaborative and fast paced work environment that means we can build a better future for our colleagues and our customers. Everyone is welcome at Sainsbury’s Argos. Want to find out more? Then visit our Diversity & Inclusion page on our Careers site – www.argos.careers/diversityandinclusion