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Warehouse Operative

Job Reference booker/TP/332284/21753

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Planned Number of Hires:
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Rotating Early/ Late Shift, Weekend working, Sunday availability
Working Hours:
40 hours
Basil Hill Road DIDCOT
Closing Date:
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Business Area:
Booker Retail Partners

What's in it for you

At Booker, along with being a great place to work and giving you an opportunity to get on in your career, we also offer the following fantastic package of benefits:

  • A Booker colleague card with 10% off purchases at Booker and double discount events up to three times a year.
  • After 3 months service, a Tesco colleague discount card with 10% increasing to 15% off most purchases at Tesco for a 4 day period after every four-weekly pay day, ie. thirteen times a year. In addition to 10% off at Tesco Cafe and 20% off all F&F purchases.
  • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile for yourself, along with further great deals through-out the year.
  • Up to 30% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank. Terms and conditions apply.
  • Free eye test when you spend £50 or more. You can also save 30% when you spend £50 or more on glasses, prescription sunglasses and contact lenses.
  • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy.
  • Exclusive access to discounted RAC breakdown cover rates
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases including a cycle to work scheme.
  • After 3 months service, you can join our annual Save As You Earn share scheme which allows you to buy Tesco shares in the future at a discount.
  • Retirement savings plan (pension) - save up to 5% and Booker will match your contribution.
  • Life Assurance - You are covered for death in service life cover of up to three times annual pay
  • Health and Wellbeing support and resources including our 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family.
  • A great holiday package

About the role

As a member of our warehouse team you will undertake challenging and rewarding work and play a pivotal role in ensuring we fulfil our customers' needs.

Our Booker Retail Partners site in Didcot is a 245,000 sq ft, modern, multi-temperature food service site.

There is also great scope for training, development and progression within the company.

Successful candidates will be required to work 5 days per week between Sunday and Friday  with shift hours of 06:00 hrs to 14:00 hrs (the early day shift) one week and 14:00 hrs to 22:00 hrs (the late day shift) the next week.


You will be responsible for

The picking, packing and loading of our customer food orders for delivery,

Processing goods in effectively and efficiently

Performing stock checks as and when necessary

Replenishing the DC with goods in stock

Performing the necessary hygiene checks


You will need

We are looking for flexible, reliable people with a 'can do' attitude and great team working ethics who will support Booker Retail Partners in achieving its aim to ensure 100% customer satisfaction.

A basic understanding of Health and Safety is essential, along with a good standard of literacy and numeracy skills.

The following are desirable, however, full training is provided regardless of prior experience:

previous warehouse experience
LLOP or PPT truck experience
counterbalance truck license / experience
FLT license / experience

About The Company

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country.  We operate over 190 cash and carry branches, eight distribution centres, five Best Food Logistics sites, as well as six support centre locations across the UK.

We are proud to have an inclusive culture at Booker and Best where everyone truly feels able to be themselves. Our workplace is one where differences are valued, and all colleagues are given the same opportunities.  We not only celebrate and embrace diversity and build inclusion but recognise the value and opportunities this brings.  Our inclusive culture makes our company stronger and is fundamental to our core purpose: serving customers, communities and the planet a little better every day.  Everyone’s welcome at Booker.

How we support disabled colleagues and candidates is key to our inclusive culture; we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. For further information on the accessibility support you can expect, please contact

Please note

We can only accept candidates over the age of 18 if the role requires working before 6:15 am or after 9:45 pm or involves working in areas such as the warehouse, beers, wines & spirits, and driving roles.

On the occasions where we have high volumes of applicants, some roles may close earlier than the advertised end date in order for us to manage all of the applicants appropriately. We will only be able to offer individual feedback to those candidates who attend an interview.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however, is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*

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