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Coatbridge, UK · Scotland, PA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Our team members are at the heart of everything we do. At Cencora, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures, and every person here is essential to us being able to deliver on that purpose. If you want to make a difference at the center of health, come join our innovative company and help us improve the lives of people and animals everywhere. Apply today!

What you will be doing

Job Title: Porter - Cross Deck

Employer: Alliance Healthcare

Location: Coatbridge ML5

Salary: £22,308

Hours per week: This is a 37.5 hrs per week 14:00 - 22:00 5 days over 6 Sunday to Friday.

Job Description:

Responsible for the accurate checking, sorting and loading / unloading of delivery stock on site as well as any other operational duties that may be required whilst on shift. You will also be responsible for general housekeeping in your work area.

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

Operating Standards:

  • Must accurately check orders / totes from drop sheets paying special attention to route, according to procedures.
  • All missing orders / totes must be recorded and notified to a Line Manager.
  • Ensure orders / totes are allocated to pallet / route cage.
  • Prioritise orders / totes by route departure time.
  • Loading vehicles as per instructions, ensuring that all totes, boxes, bags are located in the vehicle in a safe manner.
  • Completing any relevant Dropsheet or checklist as the vehicle is loaded.
  • Ensuring the vehicle is secured once loading is complete.
  • Ensuring that all pallets and cages are stored correctly and bins, boxes, bags are stacked in a safe manner.
  • Ensure all Health & Safety regulations are adhered to.
  • Any other tasks required by management.

Top 5 benefits working with us:

  • Competitive Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution and can include death in service benefit
  • Career training, development and various internal progression opportunities, such as forklift truck licence, forum representatives, and working in other departments
  • Employee Assistance programme with free legal and financial advice as well as mental health counselling and access to trained Mental Health First Aiders at work
  • Access to Cycle to work scheme and Perks at Work, with discounts at various retailers such as Currys, Samsung, HelloFresh and more
  • Charity days for events such as Children in Need and fun activities all year-round

Due to the nature of the role, you will need to be capable of standing and walking for long periods of time as well as carrying out manual handling activities in line with our Health and Safety standards. Whilst Alliance Healthcare is committed to developing positive policies to promote equal opportunities in employment, we have a duty of care to ensure we do not instigate or worsen any conditions that would prevent the employee from carrying out manual handling duties.

On that basis, for this role we cannot make “reasonable adjustments” for any applicant who is unable to carry out such duties. If you are unsure as to whether this applies to your application, you must detail on your application form and discuss at interview any information you feel may be relevant.

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What your background should look like

Alliance Healthcare is a leading distributor and wholesaler of pharmaceutical, medical and healthcare products, serving over 16,200 pharmacies, hospitals and dispensing doctors throughout the UK. Founded as UniChem in 1938, we have a vast amount of history and experience in this sector.

At Alliance Healthcare UK, our vision is to create a diverse and inclusive culture where we value all team members, enabling greater collaboration and innovation and inspiring us to help people across the UK lead healthier and happier lives.

What Cencora offers

All team members globally are provided with basic life insurance, personal accident insurance, business travel accident insurance, and EAP resources at no cost. Additional country-specific benefits such as healthcare, sick leave, death and disability, retirement, as well as perks and allowances may be provided. Details of programs vary by location.


Full time

Affiliated Companies

Affiliated Companies: Alliance Healthcare Management Services Limited

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned