Specialist Logistics Operative

Lincolnshire | Other

Specialist Logistics Operative- Secure Contracts

Lincolnshire (Office based)

Full time, 40 hours - 8:30am- 5pm (Mon-Fri)


£30,000 Per Annum, base salary, plus £3000 pro rata payment for handling licensed products



Based in Lincolnshire, we have two vacancies for Specialist Logistic Operative's to join our team.

This is a blended warehouse and courier role, the post holder will be required to undertake all aspects of warehousing including goods in/goods out, stock movement, stock control, quality assurance, asset management and database control. The role also requires the post holder to undertake driving duties in a light commercial vehicle to collect and deliver client assets nationwide, as well as providing off site logistical support to colleagues and clients as directed. The role includes responsibility for the movement, storage and auditing of specialist licensed products including but not restricted to firearms, ammunition, and controlled drugs. The post will also involve very occasional overnight stops in hotels provided by Serco.


The post holder is part of a small team of predominantly 6 people reporting to the Logistics Co-ordinator, who in turn reports to the Operations Manager.


They will be responsible for delivering the day to operations as part of a small team of administrative and logistics personnel.

The successful post holder will also undertake delivery and collections using light commercial vehicles.

Another key responsibility they will have is to be a building keyholder (they must have the ability to respond to alarm activations out of hours as part of an on-call roster)


It is very important to note that this role will have responsibility for the safe movement, storage and accounting for firearms, ammunition, and controlled drugs in a licensed facility.


They will be required to carry out any other reasonable duties as required to deliver secure logistics services


What you need to do the job


The post holder will be proficient in the use of MS Office applications, including Outlook, Word, and Excel. The position requires a good degree of numeracy and literacy and the ability to collate reporting information from the site asset management system.

The post holder must have at least 3 years' experience in a logistics or driving role and will have a clean and current driving licence.

The post holder will be working on a secure contract and will be required to undergo and attain enhanced Police vetting, a process which is exempt from the rehabilitation of offenders' act.


Working in this environment requires a high degree of confidentiality and discretion.


Why Serco


Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives


A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.


Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment. 



What we offer


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days Holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Development and training whilst on the job
  • An autonomous and supportive culture
  • The chance to make a positive difference to public sector services
  • Working in a tight knit, friendly team environment



About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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02/12/2022 02:25:00
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