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Warehouse Operative

Date Posted: 14 January 2022

Original Style is one of the U.K.’s leading tile manufacturers and distributors, with an extensive portfolio of high-quality ceramic, porcelain, glass, mosaic and stone tiles. Based in the South West employing around 245 members of staff, Original Style has departments in customer service, finance, manufacturing, ICT, marketing, warehousing, purchasing, human resources, and retail. Original Style also has a commercial division working with architects, developers and specifiers, supplying a variety of projects from Gin Distilleries and hotels, to supermarkets and swimming pools. Experiencing year on year growth, with products available in over 60 countries and over 2000 retail outlets worldwide, there’s never been a more exciting time to work with Original Style.

Department: Warehouse
Reports To: Warehouse Team Leader
Hours: Full-Time 40

Purpose Of the role

To work within the warehouse team to ensure efficient, safe and accurate handling of all stock, and delivery of a high quality service to all of our customers.

Main Responsibilities:

  • To pick and pack orders.
  • To work efficiently and effectively as part of a team.
  • To keep work area clean & tidy.
  • To maintain high levels of Health & Safety standards.
  • To achieve the targets and standards set out by the Team Leaders.
  • To be adaptable and flexible in your approach to work.
  • To perform any reasonable request made by your line manager.
  • Endorse and promote a positive and conscious health and safety culture within the Company. Ensure always take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions.
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety, quality and human resource policies and procedures of Original Style.

These are the main functions of the job but employees may be required to carry out other duties as may be reasonably required.

Personal Specification:

  • possess a good standard of numeracy and literacy;
  • demonstrate a good understanding of, and commitment to, safe working practices;
  • have a positive attitude and high energy;
  • work well under pressure;
  • have the ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented to them;
  • have a good understanding of product knowledge;
  • possess a strong team spirit.

Remuneration and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and benefits including a contributory pension scheme, 20 days holiday (increasing to 26 days with service) plus public holidays, staff discounts and death in service cover. In addition there is structured training and the potential for career progression within our growing dynamic company.

Head Office

Original Style Limited, Falcon Road, Sowton Industrial Estate, Exeter, Devon, EX2 7LF, England.

How to apply

Applicants should send their CV and a covering letter (including salary expectations) to Diane Smith, Human Resources Manager preferably by email to or by post to Original Style Limited, Falcon Road, Sowton Industrial Estate, Exeter, EX2 7LB, United Kingdom.