REACH TRUCK FORKLIFT DRIVER

Recruiter
Gi Group
Location
Ossett
Salary
£7.50 - £10.02/hour
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Gi Group are currently recruiting a Reach Forklift Truck Driver for global food manufacturers Kerry Foods, based in Ossett (Wakefield, West Yorkshire). Kerry Foods make and produce butter and margarine at their Ossett site. The role is made up of 50% forklift duties and 50% warehousing duties in a busy and expanding warehouse, working over a 3 shift pattern. Main duties would include operating Reach Truck (70%), scanning, stacking, boxing up and palletising butter and margarine products. Candidates must have either a Counterbalance or Reach Truck certificate refreshed within the last 3 years. The role is initially temporary, with the opportunity of permanent positions available after a successful time period.

Job Details

Hours: 2pm-10pm, 6am-2pm, 10pm-6am rotating over the three shifts (PM/AM/Nights)

OR 6am-6pm days/6pm-6am nights, 4 on 4 off rotating shifts

Pay: £7.71 plus a 20% rotating shift bonus of £1.54 per hour (£9.25 per hour)

Should you not be on rotating shifts, as either fixed or Ad-Hoc, pay is £7.50 per hour flat rate, no shift bonus

FLEXIBILITY FOR 12 HOUR SHIFTS 4 ON 4 OFF REQUIRED ALSO (7AM-7PM/7PM-7AM Rotating)

Key Responsibilities

* Operating a Reach Forklift Truck
* Boxing and de-boxing
* Scanning and palletising
* Completing paperwork
* Housekeeping where necessary
* Working to strict food hygiene and health and safety guidelines

Person Specification

* An in-date, valid Forklift certificate, refreshed within the last 3 years
* Flexibility towards shifts and availability
* A positive attitude and work ethic, always keen to learn new skills
* Good level of physical fitness due to demanding duties
* Previous exposure to warehousing advantageous
* Good Food hygiene and health and safety knowledge
* (Basic Food Hygiene information is provided prior to employment)

If you meet the above criteria, are able to work in the Ossett area and would like to apply for the role of Reach Truck Operative - please apply and send your CV to Paul Thorpe, or alternatively call Paul on (Apply online only). Gi Group in the UK provides recruitment, staffing and workforce management services to local and national clients of all sizes, placing an average of 15,000 temporary and permanent staff into work nationwide each week across many market sectors