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Warehouse & Yard Assistant

The main activity of this role will be to accurately pick orders for despatch either on our own vehicles, by carrier, or for collection by Trade Counter customers. Also accurately checking off and putting away incoming stock from suppliers. You will be expected to demonstrate ultimate customer service and a passion for organisation and tidiness.

Picking orders includes collating and packing items ordered by customers from our warehouse and yard, then loading vehicles in delivery order to enable easy off-loading at destinations. Vehicles are loaded during the afternoon to enable a prompt start for the delivery drivers the next morning. Accuracy in order picking is essential to maintain customer satisfaction and company efficiency. This role will involve both inside and outside work.



Order picking and packing

Putting away incoming stock

Forklift driving (Training will be given)

Daily stock checks

Assisting customers in yard picking products and loading vehicles

Keeping warehouse and yard areas clean and tidy

Other related duties as required


Strong team player prepared to go the extra mile

Physically fit and healthy – this is a manual job often lifting heavy items

Counterbalance forklift licence (refresher training will be given when required)

Positive helpful attitude

Contribute to maintaining Health & Safety

Good communication skills

Knowledge of building products an advantage

Neat and tidy disposition is a must


Monday-Friday 07.00-17.00 – additional time at the end of the day may be necessary during busy periods



Established in 1974, SNS is one of the leading independent suppliers of building products right across Central and Southern England. 

We work together to create a friendly, personal and unique experience for customers, through a culture of team spirit and is dedicated and prepared to go the extra mile. 

We very much look forward to hearing from you and should you have any further questions, then please do not hesitate to contact us.

If you’re the ideal candidate, please send your CV to now!