Forklift Truck Operator

Hourly rate: £11.00 per hour
Bonus: £1.10 per hour
Working Hours: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00

To work alongside other departments and transport operator(s) to ensure the smooth running and organisation of the department.

Forklift Truck Operator

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

Forklift operations  - 70%

  • Assisting with the loading / unloading of deliveries
  • Picking stock ready for shipment
  • Operating a forklift truck (FLT) to move and rearrange stock and ensure that products are stored safely and labelled correctly
  • Assisting all department / units with FLT duties when required
  • Emptying recycling skips when required
  • Ensuring a reasonable standard of ‘housekeeping’ and tidiness within the yard
  •  Drive with due care and attention, around site and consideration for others

Quality assurance – 20%

  • Preparing future loads, prestaging and checking
  • Checking for damaged or missing items
  • Assisting with the monthly stock take
  • Ensuring compliance with quality standards
  • Encouraging continuous improvement

Administrative support – 10%

  • Being responsible for creating and printing the relevant labels and / or paperwork
  • Assisting the Transport Manager in the office with the allocation of orders to transport.
  • Assisting the Transport Manager with the booking of transport.
  • Assisting the Transport Manager with ad hoc requests for transport and deliveries onto site.
  • Logging Deliveries in Goods In.

Occasional

  • Assisting the operators, covering breaks ie, machine setting and / or operating as required

 

DESIRES KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Counterbalance forklift license
  • Candidate must have good organisational skills.
  • Candidate must be proactive and show initiative
  • Candidate must possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good PC Skills

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Hourly Rate £11.00 per hour
  • Bonus* £1.10 per hour (10%) (Paid monthly)
  • Working Hours Monday – Friday 07:00 – 17:00 (45 hrs pw)
  • Annual leave 28 days per annum (inc BH)
  • Pension Employer 3% contribution

*subject to meeting attendance and conduct criteria 

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