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Wet Goods Team Member

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

William Grant & Sons are currently recruiting for Forklift Drivers to work within the Wet Goods team in order to deliver results in line with the Packaging strategy and to meet internal/external stakeholder requirements. To ensure a high standard of quality while carrying out daily tasks and complying with HMRC and Health & Safety standards

Main Responsibility

  • Ensure that safe working practises and quality procedures are adhered to in line with ISO 9001, BRC, environmental and HRMC requirements for compliance, taking a proactive approach individuating areas of improvement and suggestion an action plan. This includes conducting basic maintenance, safety checks and housekeeping tasks to maintain a safe and organised working environment and report any issues/damages.
  • Implement best practice processes and procedures within Wet Goods to maximise team effectiveness and flexibility, ensuring a strong interface with key stakeholders such as bottling and logistics and offering any ideas for improvement.
  • Carry out efficiently and effectively all Wet Goods related tasks, including receipting inbound goods, managing customer dispatches, auditing loads and managing the receipt and movement of finished goods into the Wet Goods warehouse, ensuring all goods are identified and accounted for accordingly.
  • Support identification and management of any non-conformant stock, working closely with quality team.
  • Contributes appropriately to team meetings, supports the implementation of team strategy and continuous improvement projects as well as taking part in stock takes, perpetual counts and audits.
  • Demonstrate behaviours in line with our values and diversity and inclusion aim, which is to create and promote a diverse and inclusive culture at WG&S where ideas, differences and views are respected and where all employees are encouraged to create their own personal legacy.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Valid Counterbalance forklift licence.
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced distribution environment.
  • PC literate.
  • Numeracy skills.
  • Flexibility to work shifts.

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons


William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.


Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.


Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive.

William Grant & Sons

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