DPD Careers – Warehouse Operative

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About the job

Company Description

  • Contract Type: Permanent / 40 Hours Per Week
  • Salary: £10.08 to £12.57ph
  • Location: Reading RG2 0SL
  • Start Time: 02:00
  • Days of Work: Tuesday to Saturday or Sunday to Thursday

Join us on our journey as we aim to be the UK’s leader in sustainable delivery, whilst ensuring our customers continue to receive a world class service.

You will be in a busy and fast paced business that can offer you great benefits and plenty of opportunities to progress your career

Working in a safe, supportive and friendly environment, you are trusted to do your job well and meet the high standards expected from the team, enjoying working as part of a team and putting smiles on each and every one of our customers’ faces.

DPD are passionate about creating an environment that is open, ethical, inclusive and socially responsible.

When joining DPD you are not just starting a job, you are vital to our journey to be the most customer centric, inclusive, sustainable and leading parcel delivery provider within the UK who embraces and drives change, placing our people and our customers at the heart of what we do.

As a warehouse operative you are vital to safe and efficient movement of our parcels, a vital cog in ensuring that DPD provides a service that genuinely makes a difference to our customers.

We understand the needs of our employees so we offer stability through permanent contracts, guaranteed hours and the ability to increase your earnings with overtime paid at premium rates. You can plan ahead whilst also building a career with us.

Along with job security, the tools to do the job and a competitive salary, you’ll receive fantastic benefits starting on day one, including never working on your birthday ever again!!!

DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer

Job Description

As a warehouse operative you will find that no two days are the same, with all the tools required to do the job, you will be required to unload, scan, sort and load our parcels, ensuring that their journey through our network is safe and swift.

Our Depots operate 365 days a year and as part of our warehouse team you will be required to work shifts.


What we’re looking for:

  • Passion and self determination
  • Eye for detail
  • Organised
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work across various areas of the warehouse
  • Ability to lift load and carry

Full training, uniform and PPE is provided

Additional Information

About our benefits:

We recognise that our people are at the heart of our business, without them we wouldn’t be able to deliver our award-winning service to millions of customers across the country each day. It’s important to us that we demonstrate our recognition of you in providing you with more than just a salary and job stability. To name but a few…

  • Holiday trading
  • Enhanced maternity package
  • Free life assurance of 4 x salary on joining the pension scheme
  • Free onsite car parking for all employees
  • Health Kiosks visiting every location
  • Discounted shopping from 100’s of retailers including up to 5% off supermarket shopping
  • Milestone Days off to celebrate with your family and friends
  • Free eye tests and support with the cost of glasses

Joining DPD can lead to not just a stable job but also a career. DPD prides itself on recognising and developing talent alongside a desire to promote from within. As a continually growing and evolving organisation, we are proud to offer a great number of development and promotion opportunities.

If you identify with our aims and values and can help us deliver our customers’ promises, then this is the job for you! Apply today.

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