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Northwards provides a high-quality freight and haulage service from/to our depots in Shetland, Orkney, Aberdeen, Inverness, Scrabster and Glasgow, and, through partner collaborations, throughout the UK and Europe.

We share a genuine commitment to putting customers first by providing on-time and reliable delivery of goods and equipment. Every member of our team has an important role to play in maintaining our standards and driving the business forward.

The Role
We have an opening for a warehouse operative at our depot in Shetland. It is an interesting and varied full-time position within a busy team.

Key Duties

  • Loading and unloading vehicles safely
  • Taking receipt of deliveries and ensuring all goods match relevant paperwork
  • Keeping accurate records of goods in and out, ensuring transport office receive correct and up to date information
  • Keeping warehouse and yard environment clean, tidy and safe at all times
  • Following workplace health and safety rules
  • Ensuring efficient operations by adhering to operational procedures, rules and schedules
  • Maintaining warehouse equipment
  • Occasional relief delivery duties.


  • 3T counterbalance forklift ticket
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills
  • Attention to detail with high levels of accuracy
  • Familiarity with warehouse environment
  • Driving licence preferred

Please apply by email to or in writing to Robbie Leslie, Northwards Ltd, Anderson Base, Gremista, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0PX.