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Fulfillment Member

Role: Fulfillment Member

Pay: £8.50- 9.00 per hour

Working hours: Monday - Friday 9:30 AM- 5 PM (30 minutes break)

Japan Centre Online has been in business since 2005, and we strive to be a source for shopping for Japanese food, house wares, and other products within London, the UK, the EU, and worldwide. As a key member of the Ecommerce (Online & Wholesale) team you will be responsible for effective and efficient working practices whilst operating to the Ecommerce department’s standards and targets. This is a fast paced role with targets so you would need to work efficiently whilst having an eye for detail.

Key Duties:

  • Managing a team of 10-15 pickers and packers
  • Plan the daily tasks and schedules of the team as needed, with priority given to the Wholesale Team.
  • Assisting with the picking and packing where necessary
  • Planning incoming deliveries ensuring adequate space is available for stock and that labels are applied correctly to each piece of stock
  • Reviewing stock levels and transferring when necessary to replenish picking areas
  • Ensure best before dates are checked and picking mistakes are reviewed with the person responsible 
  • Ensuring customer orders are packed and dispatched in a timely manner
  • Ensuring that the required packing quality levels are achieved for each order and therefore reducing the risk of transit damage within your team
  • Allocating any outstanding work to team
  • Dealing with any queries or problems during the shift
  • Liaise with customer service, wholesale and management teams to ensure messages are conveyed to the pick/pack team 
  • Escalating major problems to Management
  • Keep stats on team performance and monitor them throughout the day
  • Ensure productivity target is met
  • Leading your team to ensure that all orders are dispatched within the required SLA's
  • Achieving the required Key performance indicators within the department
  • Dealing with Health & Safety issues
  • Demonstrating from the front!
  • Any other Ad Hoc duties

Personal Specifications and Required Skills:

  • Like working as part of a team
  • Microsoft office and computer literate
  • Must be responsible for completing own tasks by a deadline
  • Strong attention to detail and like to keep things organised
  • Previous experience managing a small team of workers
  • Demonstrable ability to lead, manage staff and motivate a team of people
  • Excellent analytic, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Effective ability to bring about and manage change and be a leader
  • Experience in warehouse and/or distribution environment
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to maintain individual productivity and quality standards according to department requirements
  • Already has experience of working in a warehouse environment supervising a team
  • Is a motivational and inspirational person and a team player
  • Working knowledge of Health & Safety in the workplace
  • Logical thinker, and good problem solver
  • Experience of working with databases
  • Interest in Japanese cuisine or food and knowledge of Japanese products
  • Japanese Language skills desired but not required

Company Benefits: 

  • Perkbox access after successful probation period completion
  • Pension scheme provided by Now Pensions
  • 20% staff discount in Japan Centre, Online, Shoryu Ramen, Umai, Sakagura and Ichiba stores part of the Japan Centre Group
  • Annual leave of 20 days after completion of probation period
  • Additional day of annual leave for each calendar year worked after completion of probation
  • On-site Car Parking Facilities


  • Generally Monday-Friday; weekends and Bank Holidays may be required at busy times.
  • Normal times are 9am-6pm, extra time may be needed depending on order amounts.

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

Japan Centre UNIT B, Park Royal

NW10 7NZ
NW10 7NZ London Directions angela.abalos@japancentre.com 02034056281

Employee Benefits

Join us and you get all these amazing benefits!

  • 20% employee discount

    Employees get 20% off across all our sites including Shoryu, Sakagura, Japan Centre, and Ichiba

  • Free Lunch Meal

    Tasty rice and noodle dishes. Yum!

  • Perkbox

    Employees get discount from big brand retailers.

  • Auto-enrollment pensions scheme

    3% contribution from Now Pensions


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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