Monday , February 26 2024

Ocado Jobs 2023 – Nights Inventory Team Member

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Stock Availability Team Member – Bicester – Full Time, Permanent – ASAP Start Dates
Location: OX26 6GF

We are looking for people to join our Stock Availability Team (SAT) in Ocado’s new state of the art CFC in Bicester, Oxfordshire.

This isn’t just an ordinary warehouse – we use innovative and state of the art technology and joining us as a Warehouse Operative means you’ll be working for the world’s largest and fastest growing online grocery retailer in an extremely safe and clean, fast-paced, warehouse environment.

Want to be a critical part of Ocado, where you are making a real difference to the lives of our customers every day? Great, here’s what you need to know.

Salary: £11.25 up to £13.25 per hour with our premiums

Per Annum: £28,267 (calculated on a basic 48 hour working week including our premiums)

  • Starting rate – £11.25 per hour (includes SAT premium)

  • Night shift premium (between the hours of 10pm and 6am) – plus £2.00 per hour

Stock Availability Team Member:

Nights Shift – 19:00 to 07:00

Role and Responsibilities – The Stock Availability Team (SAT) provide Operational Support in five key areas.

  • Inbound Office – Dealing with incoming deliveries of stock and the management of all vehicles and drivers while they are on Site

  • Pick Support – Ensuring that customers orders are picked, dispatched and fulfilled to the highest possible standard

  • General Inventory Management – Ensuring that all stock has been received correctly and to the expected levels whilst also ensuring that all system adjustments are made in a timely manner to maximise customer fulfilment.

  • Problem Stock Resolution – Dealing with all stock that has entered the CFC but does not meet Ocado’s set requirements. Liaising directly with Suppliers and the Ocado Central Supply Chain / Demand Manager Teams for resolutions to all stock issues

  • Inventory Management – Responsible for replenishment and the management of all stock

Due to the size and nature of the Department people will be trained in all of the above key areas


  • Previous inventory / stock management experience preferable – But not essential

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Process driven and an eye for detail

  • Good communication skills, written and verbal

  • Basic computer skills, Google Suite and/or Microsoft Office

  • Basic experience of computerised warehouse management systems preferable

  • Flexible team player

  • Proactive and able to work using your own initiative

Successful candidates will receive full-training and support in all of the above areas.

Experience is preferred but not essential as a full 12 week training plan will be provided to successful candidates.

  • All areas of the warehouse (except the freezer) have both ambient and chill (0 to 5℃) sections and you will be expected to work in both areas.

  • The role of a warehouse operative requires you to be on your feet and mobile at all times as well as carrying out repetitive tasks and potentially lifting up to 25kg weights.

  • We will provide you with the correct PPE.

  • All roles within the warehouse will require you to handle meat and alcohol.


As well as our competitive pay rates and superb training we also offer a great working environment. You will be respected and valued if you work for us and have genuine opportunities to progress and develop. Our outstanding benefits include:

  • Access to the company shop with goods on average 50% off retail price

  • A wide range of discounts at various retailers and food outlets including 15% off online shopping at Ocado

  • The ability to share in our success through free shares and a range of share plans

  • Tools & support for your health and wellbeing

  • Option to purchase additional holiday

  • Pension scheme (various options available including employer contribution matching up to 7%)

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