Warehouse Controller

Location Roche
Discipline: Construction & Skilled Trades
Job type: Temp to Perm
Salary: £12.50
Contact name: Aston Kent

Contact email: aston@smithandreed.co.uk
Start date: ASAP

Are you looking for the next step in your career? Look no further!

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Warehouse Controller to join our team on a temp-to-perm contract. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in overseeing all aspects of cold store operations, including packaging, stock control, and labelling. This is a hands-on role that requires warehouse experience, a forklift ticket, and the ability to lead a small team.

We are looking for those that have a proven background within a food unit, looking to progress into their next role.

Job Title: Warehouse Controller

Contract Type: Temp to Perm

Salary: £12.50 per hour

Work Hours: 50 hours per week (with potential for more on average)


  • Control and manage all aspects of packaging within the warehouse and cold store.

  • Oversee cold store operations, ensuring the proper handling and storage of frozen stock.

  • Maintain accurate stock control and labelling procedures.

  • Work efficiently in a cold store environment.

  • Lead and supervise a team of 1-2 individuals.

  • Operate a forklift safely and efficiently.


  • Previous experience in warehouse operations, particularly in a cold store environment.

  • Strong knowledge of stock control and labelling procedures.

  • Ability to work in a cold store environment for extended periods.

  • Leadership skills with experience in supervising a small team.

  • Forklift ticket and proficiency in forklift operation.

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

  • Strong communication skills.


  • Competitive hourly rate of £12.50 per hour.

  • Temp-to-perm contract for the right candidate.

  • Opportunity for career growth and development.

  • Work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Smith and Reed Recruitment embraces diversity, equality and inclusion and aim to promote the benefits of diversity in all our business activities. Smith and Reed will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual’s “protected characteristic” under the Equality Act 2010 (the Act) which are age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability, or sexual orientation. All candidates will be assessed solely on their ability to carry out the job in question based on skills, experience, and qualifications.


If you meet the above requirements and are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role, we encourage you to apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary contract, Temp to perm

Salary: £12.50 per hour


  • Company pension

  • Free parking

  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday

  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Roche: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Warehouse experience: 1 year (preferred)


  • Driving Licence (preferred)

Work Location: In person