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GE Vernova

Logistics Operative (HVDC Manufacturing)

Stafford, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

Are you a dedicated and flexible professional with a passion for logistics and material handling? Join our dynamic team as a Logistics Operative and play a crucial role in ensuring our products are delivered safely on time, and in perfect condition.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Material Handling: Transport materials from receiving or production areas to designated locations using manual or electric hand trucks.
  • Kitting Materials: Prepare and kit materials for delivery to the manufacturing line.
  • 5S Inspections: Conduct regular 5S inspections to maintain a clean and efficient workspace.
  • Safety and Compliance: Adhere to and promote EHS best practices, aligning fully with GE EHS standards.

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Knowledge and Expertise:

  • Transportation Methods: Proficiency in road, sea, air, and multimodal freight.
  • Specialized Freight: Experience with dangerous goods, heavy lifts, and oversized loads.
  • Industrial Packing and Import/Export: Knowledge of industrial packing techniques and import/export procedures.

Shift Flexibility:

  • Shift Patterns: Early and late shifts (6am - 2pm and 2pm - 10pm, Monday - Thursday), with shorter shifts on Fridays.
  • Shift Premium: Additional allowance for shift work beyond base salary.
  • Future Shifts: Potential for minor adjustments as production increases and stabilizes.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Education and Experience: Good general education and proven experience in material handling.
  • Technical Skills: Familiarity with computerized stores management systems (SAP knowledge is a plus) and understanding of Kanban/FIFO systems.
  • Certifications: Forklift truck operator certificate. Counterbalance/Aisle Master and Multi-Directional (Combi) licenses are desirable.
  • Personal Attributes:
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Self-motivated, proactive, and results driven.
    • Able to meet deadlines while maintaining high quality standards.
    • Proficiency in English (additional languages are a bonus).
    • Willingness to work flexible shift patterns to meet production needs.

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive Salary: Attractive base salary with additional shift allowances.
  • Dynamic Work Environment: Engage in a fast-paced and supportive team setting.
  • Growth Opportunities: Continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Impactful Role: Contribute to the success and efficiency of our manufacturing operations.

If you're ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role in logistics, apply now to become a valued member of our team!

About GE - Grid Solutions

UK Grid Solutions Limited - Power Electronics, Stafford is an international leader in high power electronics and control technology, specialising in the engineering of High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Transmission Systems using both Line-Commutated (thyristor-based) and Voltage-Sourced (IGBT-based) converter technologies.

With over 50 years of experience in HVDC, GE worldwide HVDC Centre of Excellence in Stafford provides complete turn-key solutions for the rapidly growing global HVDC market. Project Management, Engineering, Manufacturing, Test Laboratories and Research & Development are all located in Stafford. This unique setup gives HVDC engineers at Stafford exposure across the manufacturing cycle; allowing innovation and design to quickly influence new and existing products. The HVDC Research & Development Departments are at the forefront of worldwide innovation in HVDC and are expanding rapidly.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Client-provided location(s): Stafford, UK
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Unlimited Paid Time Off
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • Profit Sharing
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)