Warehouse Operative


Role: Warehouse Operative

Location: NW10

Working Hours: 8AM - 6PM, Permanent, Monday- Friday (Saturdays when busy)

Rate: £9 per hour

Reporting to:  Warehouse Manager

Company Profile:

Japan Centre Group Ltd began life in 1976 with a suitcase full of Japanese books and an inspired idea to cater for the community of Japanese people living in London. It has since grown to become one of the largest and most influential Japanese retailers in the UK & Europe, adding a supermarket, bakery, deli, homeware department, online services and wholesale division to its repertoire, as well as Shoryu Ramen restaurants and our fine dining restaurant Sakagura Ltd.  In 2018, we opened the largest Japanese Food Hall in the UK, located in Westfield London. 

We would like to welcome you to the Japan Centre team

Job Purpose:  

As a warehouse operative, you will be assisting the Warehouse Manager by maintaining warehouse standards. Duties include picking (inc. chiller & freezer), goods in, replenishment and cleaning.

Warehouse Duties

  • Pick products as ordered
  • Receive deliveries from suppliers and inspect the products according to data
  • Replenish stock to relevant location  
  • Manual Handling - lifting, bending, stretching and carrying (up to 30 kg)
  • Check and amend stock data when necessary 
  • Clear and clean work areas in the warehouse
  • Help in applying labels to products


- Must be able to lift quite heavy items (over 20kg) time to time

- Efficient, accurate, helpful and cautious

- Previous experience in a similar role in a fast paced environment

- Japanese language skills  


- Experience in food-related operation

- Forklift licence / experience



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

Japan Centre UNIT B, Park Royal

NW10 7NZ
NW10 7NZ London Directions selina.rai@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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