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Recycling Operative

Manchester, England - Explore location Sustainability Part Time

Job description

At IKEA, it so much more than a job.

We are looking to welcome Sales Co-workers to join our spirited Recovery team.

In the IKEA world, we call this position a Recovery Co-worker

Expected Starting Date: 15th October 2022

• £10.10 basic hourly rate
• Living Wage Foundation Employer

• We are recruiting for a range of contract sizes between 16-24 hours the number of days worked will depend on contract size including evenings and 3 out of 4 weekends. Hours of operation are between 9am and 10pm.

•We operate 7 days a week to meet the shopping needs of our customers, this role will require availability to work during the day, late evenings, and full weekends.

• Flexibility on availability to be discussed during interviews
• We offer permanent contracts, advanced scheduling & regular weekend off

Our co-workers bring unique ideas and talent to work every day and we offer a variety of benefits that suit their and their family's everyday needs.

• 15% co-worker discount & I-Benefits discount portal helping you save £100’s on Highstreet retailers
• Free & Confidential Employee Assistance Program and Wellbeing Portal
• X3 Life Assurance, enhanced statutory pension contributions & interest free loans
• Holiday on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
• Family Friendly policies & benefits
• Commitment to your development throughout your IKEA career, starting on your first day
• Free parking and you can also enjoy a free hot or cold meal option every shift!

Here at IKEA - we believe everything should have a second chance in life, especially our products! In this role, you will help to repackage damaged goods so that we can give them a new lease of life. You will also work on rebuilding furniture to sell in our "Circular Hub" area to help us to reduce waste and offer even more affordable products to our customers.

We are looking for someone with a 'can do attitude', who can multi-task, be cost conscious and have a passion for being a part of something bigger. This role is physically demanding & involves (safe!) heavy lifting.

Due to health and safety you must be over 18 for this role.

Your daily tasks include the responsibility to decide and act on how to handle products that have been returned by our customers, that have been damaged in the store or that are not possible to offer to our customers.

Take necessary action on products to give them a second chance, such as repackaging and assembly.

Always champion the sustainability impact when deciding to recover products.

You will contribute to improving our customers shopping experience, by minimizing all internal damages & unnecessary costs related to our products and improving their quality.

It takes the diversity of thought, background, and culture to make great ideas a reality. We welcome candidates from all walks of life to join us, where we feel valued for our uniqueness and recognized for our diverse talents.

If you have any special requirements during the interview process, please let us know as soon as possible.

First step, please attach an updated CV with your application so we can get to know you better.
Second step, successful candidates will receive information about the next steps via email. You might be invited to complete a short video interview with pre-recorded questions, it only takes 2 minutes & can be done anytime & anywhere on a phone, laptop, or tablet. So just find a quiet spot and tell us why you would love to work for IKEA!
Third step, if successful you will be invited to an interview with one of our hiring managers.

Come see things a little differently with us and be part of creating a better everyday life for the many.

IKEA reserves the right to close a job vacancy earlier than originally advertised.

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