Night Shift Porter

Exeter, England, gb
Company: Alliance Healthcare
Category: Sales and Related Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 18:03:46
About The Role

Job Purpose: 

To accurately sort & distribute orders sent into transport into correct van routes/areas

All staff are expected to understand the principles of Good Distribution Practice of Medicinal Products for Human Use (2013/C 68/01) which is reflected in our SOP – REF Chapter 1 AHDL GDP 1.1. It will be a requirement for all staff to be trained in this SOP and have an annual refresher. All other GDP training will be job specific and as per your personal training matrix

Key Accountabilities

  • Unloading CDC/RDC trunker correctly and safely.
  • Reloading CDC/RDC trunker correctly and safely.
  • Safe transfer of load to despatch bay.
  • Correctly sorting and distribution of orders.
  • Correct distribution/storage of trays/bins.
  • Adherence to checking off procedures.
  • Maintain standards in accordance with Health & Safety policy.
  • Damages awareness and procedures.
  • Understanding productivity.
  • Importance of security.
  • Maintaining a good standard of housekeeping.
  • About You


  • Building Customer Loyalty – Effectively meeting customer needs; building productive customer relationships; taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Communication – Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
  • Contributing to Team Success – Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.
  • Initiating Action – Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
  • Safety Awareness – Being aware of conditions that effect employee safety.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:


    High Visual Accuracy

    Good verbal communication skills

    Basic written communication skills

    Basic Numeracy and Literacy

    Customer care


    Any previous experience of working in a warehouse environment would be highly desirable

    About The Company About The Company
    Alliance Healthcare is one of the leading distributors and wholesalers of pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare products in the UK.

    We deliver products to all of the nation's 15,800+ dispensing points — community pharmacies, dispensing doctors and hospitals. Through our network of distribution centres, we provide twice daily delivery to our customers throughout the UK.

    We pride ourselves on the consistently high service levels we provide to our customers — frequency of delivery, product availability, delivery accuracy, timeliness and reliability at competitive prices. We also offer pharmacists innovative added-value services which help them to develop their own businesses.

    We work closely with pharmaceutical manufacturers who are increasingly changing and adapting their approaches to distribution.

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