Warehouse Assistant - GOODS INWARD

We are recruiting for a Wholesale Assistant.

Location: London- Park Royal NW10

£9.00 , Part-time minimum 20 hours per week.

This job involves working early mornings and weekends (8:00-6:00pm)

Job purpose: Organising and maintaining the warehouse which includes unloading and sorting out deliveries of Japanese products, organising products, as well as labelling.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Manual Handling - lifting up to 40kg, bending, stretching and carrying.
  • Replenish, organise and rotate products within the warehouse.
  • Read the Japanese labels on products to ensure they are stored in the correct location.
  • Pick products as ordered.
  • Helping in applying labels to products during the day as indicated to help stock shelves efficiently.
  • All our colleagues are required to help keep our sites clean & hygienic.
  • Clearing of work areas.
  • To remove refuse & dispose of it when necessary.
  • Check & rotate date codes to ensure we provide our customers with quality products.
  • Complete stocktaking activities on a periodic basis.
  • Check & complete department paperwork on a daily/weekly basis.
  • Ensure legal checks are completed accurately and on time.
  • To clock in and out for shifts in line with company policy.
  • You may be required to carry out other safe and reasonable requests from your Manager or Supervisor.
  • We will provide training commensurate with the tasks you are asked to complete.
  • This role requires you to stand for your whole shift (excluding breaks).

Essential skills:

  • Ability to lift heavy items up to 30kg on a regular basis.
  • Previous experience working in a busy warehouse environment
  • Ability to work at pace while maintaining attention to detail.

Highly desirable/ beneficial skills:

  • Knowledge of Japanese products.
  • Understanding of spoken/written Japanese language.

A two hour trial shift will be required before employment is considered.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Japan Centre UNIT B, Park Royal

NW10 7NZ
NW10 7NZ London Directions people@japancentre.com 02034056281 View page

Employee Benefits

Join us and you get all these amazing benefits!

  • Employee discount across Shoryu Ramen, Heddon Yokocho, Ichiba and Japan Centre

  • Free staff meal on duty for restaurant colleagues

  • Auto-enrollment pensions scheme

    3% contribution from Now Pensions

  • Perkbox

    Employees get discount from big brand retailers, and enter weekly competitions!

  • Enjoy Benefits

    Salary Sacrifice benefits. E.g. Save money on gym membership, nursery fees, Cycle to work scheme and more!


I am excited to welcome you to the Japan Centre family and share with you my passion for Japanese foods, traditions and heritage from my hometown Fukuoka. 

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