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Warehouse Operative

Job Requisition ID:  33826

Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in more than 100 countries and had 2016 revenues of approximately $9.0 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 14,000 people around the world. For more information, visit

Warehouse Operative


In this full time Job, you will report to the Warehouse Supervisor at our UK Performance Films Warehouse in Harlow, Essex.


You will contribute in preparation of shipments to our customers in the UK and Ireland by cutting down, boxing, and preparing for TNT in a clean, accident free environment. You will also be responsible for preparation of our precut kits for Paint Protection Film orders.


Major responsibilities:


  • Follow Eastman Health, Safety and Environmental policies; make sure that warehouse is always kept in a clean and orderly condition;
  • Receipt of incoming goods and organize the storage of incoming goods;
  • Prepare and pick orders in line with our ship procedures, work with express carriers through our ConnectShip portal and coordinate daily orders with the Customer Service team to ensure same day shipping;
  • Work with our contracted carriers, support the CSR Team with special requests understanding export procedures and elevate issues with the Logistics Coordinator / Supply Chain Manager;
  • Prepare orders for Customer pick-up in coordination with Customer Service;
  • Plan and execute operations of resizing, repacking and (re)labelling of Window film and perform adequate transactions in our ERP (SAP) system - for supply to Customers;
  • Manage return shipments and apply quality inspections according to internal procedures;
  • Ensure efficient management of inventory for packaging-, marketing material and work with Suppliers to call off deliveries from our purchase orders;
  • Manage inventory / adjustments for our UK warehouse and offsite storage location according to EMN Warehouse management principles and prepare physical stock counts. Physical inventory counts will be led by the Regional Planner analyzing discrepancies, root causes, implement corrective actions and reporting results back to Finance;
  • Ensure efficient and secure deployment of all forklifts and production equipment on site, including scheduling maintenance and coordinate activities with suppliers;
  • Support customer training days at Harlow location in cooperation with our Marketing group, Technical department and Trainers;
  • Provide inputs to cost savings and efficiency improvement projects for warehouse operations.


Required skills:


  • Good communication;
  • SAP operating knowledge is preferred.

Eastman is  committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day