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Distribution Operation support co-worker - Shunter (weekends)

  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

At IKEA, it is so much more than a job.

We are looking to welcome a values-driven co-worker to join our Distribution unit in Doncaster. This is a permanent, part-time position working weekends.

In the IKEA world, we call this position a Shunter Co-Worker.

• £12.00 per hour (19 hours per week working Saturdays and Sundays (06:00am - 16:00pm one weekend, 08:00am - 18:00pm the second) on a weekly rotation.
• Flexibility to work hours that meet the needs of the business is expected).
• Flexibility on availability to be discussed during interviews.
• We offer permanent contracts and advanced scheduling.

Our co-workers bring unique ideas and talent to work every day, and we offer a variety of benefits that suit their and their family's everyday needs.

• 15% co-worker discount and access to I-Benefits Discount Portal, helping you save £100s on high street retailers.
• Free and confidential Employee Assistance Program and Wellbeing Portal.
• X3 Life Assurance enhanced statutory pension contributions and interest free loans.
• Holiday on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
• Family friendly policies AND benefits.
• Commitment to your development throughout your IKEA career, starting on your first day.
• Free parking and you can also enjoy a free hot or cold meal option every shift!

We are looking for self-motivated and enthusiastic individual with relevant previous experience to join our team, learn more about the IKEA culture and provide a high-quality service to our customers.

Due to Health and Safety regulations, applicants must be over the age of 18.

Your knowledge, skills and experience include:
• Must be enthusiastic about carrying out physical work, this role involves outside working and manual handling.
• Experience in heavy goods driving is preferable though not essential.
• Ability to work under minimum supervision.
• HGV Licence beneficial, and experience with heavy goods essential.
• Able to analyse and solve problems.
• You have a full UK Driver's License.
• The rain doesn't faze you! You enjoy working outside in all weather.

Full training will be provided, and this training will be delivered through the working week on the induction day.

• Shunting responsibilities.
• You will be responsible for handling inbound and outbound checking of trailers.
• Responsibility for the smooth process of the pallet pool.
• Ensure the safety of the site in all weather conditions.
• Loading and unloading vehicles using various types of MHE.
• Producing accurate documents of product processed.
• Responsible of ensuring all equipment is used as intended, in ex. daily inspections of trucks.
• Follows policies and safety rules and regulations.
• Responsible for clear communications to external drivers on site rules and regulations.

It takes the diversity of thought, background, and culture to make great ideas a reality. We welcome candidates from all walks of life to join us, where we feel valued for our uniqueness and recognised for our diverse talents.

If you have any special requirements during the interview process, please let us know as soon as possible.

First step: Please attach both an updated CV with your application so we can get to know you better.

Second step: If successful, you will be invited to an interview with one of our hiring managers. The provisional interview dates are scheduled for between the 1st and 3rd of June.

Come see things a little differently with us and be part of creating a better everyday life for the many.

For any advice or support, email Ari at and I will be happy to help!

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