Forklift Operators / Storepersons - Mackay QLD

Job Description

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

Our Mackay warehouse is full steam ahead at the moment and due to an increase in business needs we are hunting for full time staff to join our afternoon shift crew!

This is a fantastic opportunity to kick start your long term career in a Wesfarmers business and grow with a company that is keen to invest in your future. We have multiple permanent Storeperson roles available, and working 1pm-9pm Monday to Friday you'll get to enjoy job security and that work/life balance you've been dreaming of!

We are hiring quickly, with our next recruitment assessment centre starting in two weeks, and an immediate start for those that are successful.

What your new role entails:

  • Forklift operations within the warehouse where required
  • Picking, packing and dispatching of customer orders
  • Receiving, labelling, and storing of incoming goods
  • Conducting, sorting, loading, and unloading of vehicles 
  • Ensuring shelves are adequately stocked and displayed

What you’ll bring with you:

  • Forklift Licence (LF) essential, with high reach (LO) and experience highly regarded
  • Previous warehousing experience within receiving, pick, pack and/or dispatch an advantage
  • Good communication skills, a great work ethic and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • A customer service mindset and the ability to work well in a team

CULTURE & BENEFITS

To ensure our employees feel valued, supported, and celebrated, we provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • Competitive permanent salary and incentives
  • Team member discount card to use at Kmart, Bunnings, Target & Officeworks
  • Attractive Wesfarmers share plans
  • Highly successful Refer-A-Friend program – earn up to $2,000 for each referral!
  • Ability to purchase up to 4 weeks additional annual leave
  • Team events and celebrations to recognise our amazing Team Members
  • Further Wesfarmers discounted offers from over 300 corporate partners
  • Generous paid parental leave policy
  • Free onsite parking & more!

NEXT STEPS

If you meet most of the criteria listed above and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send your application today. We will be contacting suitable candidates over the next two weeks and scheduling interviews quickly, so apply today to avoid missing out!

As part of our recruitment process and commitment to safety, you will be required to undertake background checks (which may include a pre-employment medical assessment involving drug & alcohol testing).

Blackwoods also promotes diversity and inclusion across our workplaces and encourages applications from all backgrounds, including people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, the LGBTQI+ community and people with disabilities.

OUR STORY

Blackwoods is Australia’s leading supplier of industrial and safety supplies. For over 140 years, we have supported businesses big and small with our range of over 300,000 products from the world’s best brands. From the Sydney Harbour Bridge to the railway and your local mechanic, we supply what our customers need when they need it, along with unparalleled expertise and service from our passionate team.

With a national footprint of over 50 branches and 6 Distribution Centres, our people are at the heart of everything we do. Being a part of the Wesfarmers group, also means that we have endless opportunities to make a difference, so join us, and let’s help more people build a better Australia.