Warehouse / Forklift Truck Driver

Recruiter
Acorn Recruitment
Location
Chester
Salary
£16224 - £19468/annum
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Acorn Recruitment is currently recruiting for experienced Warehouse Operatives with Forklift Truck licences, to work for our client based in Saltney in Chester.

The main purpose of this role will be to ensure that all stock movements within the Company are executed economically and efficiently.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

- Be fully competent to set up and efficiently operate all Material handling equipment, with due regard to Health & Safety.
- Carry out cursory checks on finished goods leaving the packing hall.
- Liaise with production staff to maintain accurate supply and removal of finished goods/packaging and raw materials.
- To ensure all stock carries a product label to facilitate & aid the tracking of the associated stock movements and batch traceability.
- To ensure all materials are issued to the factory in a timely manner, and at the right quantity and to the correct specification.
- Ensure the product code & batch codes are wrote on each pack when they are removed from the racking and to ensure that all batch codes are updated on the ingredient bins after debagging of stock.
- To consolidate racking space to make better and more efficient use of available storage space and ensure you keep accurate stock locations.
- Ensure all sales orders are picked accurately and timely in accordance with the sales order pick list.
- Maintain excellent standards of vehicle loading and pallet security for all outward bound loads.
- Endeavour to store product in the warehouse free from damage.
- Maintaining a good standard of housekeeping throughout.

Essential Criteria:

- Valid Forklift Truck licences - Counterbalance, Reach and Flexi / Bendi
- Valid UK Driving Licences along with your own transport
- Experience of working with in a Food Manufacturing Warehouse environment
- Availability to be interviewed / start work immediately

The working week is Monday - Friday, 6am - 2pm / 2pm - 10pm alternate weeks (37.5 hours per week).

This role is a permanent position, with a basic annual salary of £16,224 per annum.

In addition to the salary, excellent benefits include:

- 31 days holiday
- Discretionary company bonus
- Free parking
- Company pension scheme
- Voluntary overtime
- Optional health care package (payable by employee)
- Childcare voucher
- Free hot drinks vending machine

If you think you are a successful candidate, then please apply online today!

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment