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Warehouse Operative

Flanagan Flooring Ltd are immediately seeking two skilled warehouse operatives to join our busy warehouse team at our Head Office in Saintfield, Co Down (20 minutes drive south of Belfast).

Job Description


The key duties are varied and will principally include loading/unloading flooring goods and products by hand, pallet truck, and forklift within a timely and efficient manner.

Our customers are important to us, so It is important that you ensure all products going to them are loaded correctly and carefully in line with health and safety requirements, and that quality control measures are in place to ensure all items are accounted for and stored/loaded correctly.

This is a very physical role that requires frequent lifting and loading of heavy products.

Key Responsibilities


  • Loading/unloading goods onto/off vehicles and containers.

  • Checking of incoming goods against delivery/advice notes.

  • Preparation and packing of all outgoing goods.

  • Serving collection customers.

  • Proper use of cutting machine and forklift truck.

  • Fully complying with the company’s Health & Safety policy and procedures.

  • Working competently within all the company’s rules and regulations.

  • Completing any other duties as may be reasonably required by management.

Essential Criteria

  • Must have at least one full year’s previous experience working within a busy warehouse environment with regular driving of a forklift.

  • Must have a full valid car driving licence.

  • Possess reasonable levels of literacy/numeracy skills.

  • Must have excellent attention to detail, and be able to properly follow oral, written, and numeric instructions.

  • Possess strong communication skills with the ability to work well as part of a team and deal professionally with a wide variety of customers.

  • Strong focus on timings and awareness of working to deadlines/priorities with proven ability to be punctual, reliable, and trustworthy.

  • Be physically fit as heavy lifting is part of this role.

Desirable Criteria

  • Must be IT literate to check stock on the computerised system.

  • Forklift Licenses – Possessing both Counterbalance & Reach licences.


With over 40 years of continuous growth, K J Flanagan is a major supplier of flooring products within Northern Ireland, Ireland & Scotland. Delivering to the flooring retail and commercial trade we pride ourselves in being a market leader, continuously adapting to meet our customer's needs and always providing a world class customer experience. Our current team of over 125 people work across sites in Northern Ireland, Glasgow and Ireland and have a drive to deliver quality customer service. 


Like most businesses, Flanagan’s have adapted our ways of working and environment to ensure that you, our customers, our colleagues, and families are safe. All COVID priority actions are in place; with the provision of face masks, social distancing, hand sanitisers, screens, and reduced crowding where appropriate. As guidelines change, we will remain flexible and adaptable and continue to update our ways of working to maintain all COVID protective measures.  

In return you will receive 

  • Hours of work 8.00-5.15pm Monday to Friday 

  • Free carparking 

  • Employee Assistance programme 

  • Staff discount 

  • 28 days paid holidays including Bank Holidays 

  • Company pension Scheme 

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