Warehouse Operative

About Black Sheep

Black Sheep Wools is an award winning, family run, independent business founded nearly 40 years ago and based in Culcheth, Warrington.

We have a genuine passion for giving our customers a five- star service, whether they are in-store or online. The Black Sheep Craft Barn is the UK’s largest yarn shop. We run lots of designer days and special events and have a small café too. This is a fast-paced retail organisation, where no two days are the same. 

  • As one of the best known names in the UK craft market, with a great reputation, our customer offering includes:
  • The Craft Barn, our bricks and mortar store in Culcheth.
  • Our website, providing a wide range of yarn and accessories from popular brands.
  • Exhibition at the largest and most prestigious yarn shows and craft events in the UK.
  • A large and highly engaged worldwide community of customers through social media.

Duties and responsibilities

We are recruiting for a full-time warehouse operative to work within our fast-paced warehouse. 

As a warehouse operative you will be hard working with a can-do attitude and a current clean driving licence. Previous warehouse experience is preferred. We need you to be multi-skilled, computer literate, familiar with stock control systems, able to load and unload vans quickly, pick orders accurately and work efficiently and effectively as part of a team.

Days and place of work

This is a full-time role over 5 days a week. 

Initial working hours are 8am – 4pm Monday – Friday, however flexibility is needed as some weekend work will be required.

Based at The Craft Barn in Culcheth, Warrington, WA3 4AQ


The rate of pay is competitive and includes paid breaks with healthcare benefits, 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays, enrolment into the NEST pension scheme after qualifying period, staff discount on purchases and free parking.

To apply

Send a copy of your current CV to jobs@blacksheepwools.com. Include a short paragraph or two outlining why you feel you would be a great fit for this role.

We expect to receive a high volume of applications and regret that we will only be able to respond to those we shortlist for interview.

Closing date: 31.10.22