Warehouse Material Handler and Driver Cover

Job Title: Warehouse Material Handler and Driver Cover
Location: Newhaven

Brightwell is an international leader in the design and manufacturing of high-quality and efficient dosing systems.  

Our story began in 1947, with a clear vision of helping create a cleaner world through our cleaning and hygiene solutions. We currently export our products internationally to over 70 countries, supported by a network of valued partners.  


  • Life Assurance 2X annual salary
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 28 day free Brighton and Hove Bus saver
  • Long service holiday award 5 years = 1 day extra holiday allowance
  • 23 day annual holiday + Bank holidays
  • Brightwell’s Benefit hub
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 4% matched pension

Key areas of responsibility

  • To manage the inbound receipt of goods and materials.  This will include the unloading of vehicles using appropriate handling equipment, checking goods received against documentation, transfer to the correct stocking point and accurate processing of system transactional data.   
  • To manage the outbound shipment of finished goods, components, and materials.  Ensure goods are labelled and packaged to the required standard and checked for accuracy against relevant documentation.  This will include the loading of vehicles using appropriate handling equipment and accurate processing of system transactional data. 
  • Safely move materials and components to the correct storage and stocking locations using appropriate handling equipment.  Observe correct safe handling techniques and practices and ensure necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is worn at all times. 
  • Perform regular cycle counts and stock checks as required to monitor inventory accuracy.  
  • Adhere to company health and safety guidelines to ensure the safety of yourself and others.  
  • Working as part of a team you will be expected to work in a proactive manner and help and support others to achieve the company’s goals and objectives. 
  • Be proactive in communicating any problems or opportunities for improvement to a manager, supervisor to ensure speedy resolution. 
  • Maintain/Update packing list template using Microsoft Excel spreadsheets 
  • Accurately record information and complete all necessary documentation in full.  Ensure all required system transactions are performed accurately and in a timely manner.  Raise any anomalies or inaccuracies with the relevant party and ensure corrective actions are executed in a timely manner to ensure data accuracy.  

Skill set of the role:


  • CPC holder licenced to drive the 7.5 tonne lorry 
  • Ability to fluently speak, understand, read, and write English 
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations 
  • Experience working in a manufacturing or warehouse environment 
  • Able to lift and move goods and materials within HSE guidelines. 
  • IT Competency (Using Microsoft Excel/Outlook/Distribution Software) 
  • Quality focussed 
  • Customer focussed 
  • Good attention to detail 
  • Good timekeeping 
  • Proactive attitude 
  • Flexibility 
  • Team working 


  • Certified training in the safe use and operation of materials handling equipment 
  • Forklift Driving Certificate 
  • Forklift Operator experience 
  • Experience using SYSPRO software