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Witherby Publishing Group: Warehouse Assistant

Salary: £Living Wage

Location: Livingston Closing date: 25 May 2018

Witherby Publishing Group is a specialist publisher of marine training, reference and regulatory material for the shipping industry. 


The warehouse assistant's role will involve working in a publisher's warehouse and will include, but not be limited to:

  • checking that the correct quantity and type of books have been received from the printer
  • recording any damaged, missing or faulty books
  • order fulfilment and processing
  • shipping book orders, ensuring these are appropriately packed and labelled and stacked for delivery
  • maintaining all relevant data in the warehouse management stock system
  • storing delivered goods safely and logging their arrival
  • relocating and re-stacking goods to make space for new deliveries, under the instruction of the Warehouse Manager
  • ensuring that the warehouse and picking areas are kept clean and tidy at all times
  • observing all Health & Safety standards in line with Company policy

The Warehouse Assistant will report to the Warehouse Manager. 



  • The ability to work effectively in a team
  • To be able to communicate at all levels and in a knowledge-led manner
  • To be dynamic and energetic in approach
  • Capable of working to tight deadlines
  • Be flexible, hard-working and keen to learn
  • Good time management skills
  • Possess excellent attention to detail
  • Be able to work to a high degree of accuracy
  • Be willing to learn new skills and processes
  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Forklift truck experience/a forklift driving licence would be beneficial but is not essential as full training will be given 

Witherby Publishing Group is a 'great place to work'. We have won Scotland and UK Wide 'Best Workplace' awards.  We are also a strong believer in wellbeing, offering our staff a 'Wellbeing Plan' covering dental, physiotherapy, optical and family travel insurance (and more)

The closing date for applications is Friday 25 May 2018

To apply, see the S1 Jobs website