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Leicester, GB

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Support Functions

Warehouse Assistant


This is Wärtsilä


Wärtsilä Voyage transforms how vessels perform their voyage by leveraging the latest digital technologies to deliver a step-change in safety, efficiency, reliability, and emissions. We are committed to creating a Smart Marine Ecosystem, whereby every vessel can connect to digital services that make voyaging safer and greener. With the broadest Smart Marine portfolio in the market, we are well positioned to lead the industry towards becoming digitally connected across the entire value chain and to be the first partner of choice when leveraging the latest digital technologies. www.wartsila.com/marine/voyage

Wärtsilä is on a mission to enable sustainable societies with smart technology. As we change course towards a cleaner, smarter maritime future, we’re looking for top talent to join our team. Are you ready to join the Voyage?


The Warehousing team are looking to welcome an enthusiastic and proactive Warehouse Assistant to join our dynamic team in a permanent position based in Leicester, UK.



As a Warehouse Assistant, your main responsibilities will include but are not limited to:


  • Checking incoming goods against delivery notes and documentation.
  • Reporting any discrepancies and damage to shipments.
  • Packing goods according to packing lists.
  • Promptly posting the receipt of goods and shipments in the system according to warehouse processes.  
  • Working alongside the Assembly Team to pick raw material and process necessary paperwork.
  • Conduct cycle counts to support stock control. 
  • Ensuring goods are available in the designated Warehouse area.
  • Arranging the movement of goods.
  • Taking an active role in stock counts and audits.
  • Keeping the Warehouse are in good order.
  • Adhering to Company health and Safety rules and necessary legislation.
  • Actively working on your own development and professional skills.
  • Ad hoc duties as reasonably required.



To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:


  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • An analytical approach.
  • Self-motivation and a proactive attitude.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • A minimum of three years demonstrable experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge and use of carousels would be hgihly desirebable. 
  • Fluency in the English language, both verbal and written.
  • A forklift licence would be considered advantageous, though training can be provided for the right candidate.
  • A valid driving licence is essential to support with the collection of packaging materials on occasions. 


Why you and us?


We have an amazing team and a clear purpose to exist. We are passionate about the work we do and hope to find a colleague with a shared passion for Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine Ecosystem vision and a sustainable future.


All our employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have to offer which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation. 



Contact & Next Steps:


If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we would love to hear from you before the application deadline on 26 July at 23:59 GMT, by submitting your application through the careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the progress all the way.


In case you have any questions about the open position, please contact the hiring manager: 


Jeffrey Miles

Production & Facilities Manager






Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com