Fork Lift Driver, Central Scotland

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Production/Operations
Location: Central Scotland
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Our client is one of the UK’s leading Food brands. The Food Industry is very fast paced, demanding, and constantly developing, therefore the people the company looks to join them have a great personality and the drive to exceed the customers’ expectations.

A new vacancy has arisen to join the company’s busy team, the role available is a Storeman – Forklift Driver and is situated in Central Scotland – a more specific location is available on the application. The Storeman – Forklift Driver is responsible for the efficient running of the store.

The Role:
• Accurately logging the movements of all the raw material, packaging, ingredients and products within the store using the stock control system.
• Carrying out regular stock checks, providing accurate reports and highlighting any stock errors.
• Checking the forklift on a daily basis to ensure that it is in good working condition. Any defects or safety defects must be reported immediately to the Stores and Logistics Manager, Stores Supervisor, Stores Chargehand or another manager on site.
• Participating in keeping all work areas clean, safe and tidy.
• Reporting to the Stores and Logistics Manager, Stores Supervisor or Stores Chargehand any issues which are likely to affect the smooth running of the store.
• Identifying any training requirements which may be beneficial to the role or the department.
• Maintaining a good working relationship within the office and factory.

The Candidate:
• Thrive on working in a fast paced, high pressured environment.
• Strong planning and organisational skills with a sense of priority for deadlines and attention to detail.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• A passion for delivering results and the drive to exceed expectations.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Professional approach and attitude.

Knowledge and Experience:

• Experience of using a computerised purchasing and stock control systems is preferred but not essential.
• Proficient in English and have a good standard of literacy and numeracy.
• Forklift licence and/or experience of driving forklifts is preferred but not essential.

What’s on offer?
• The opportunity to take on a role that is highly visible in a market leading company.
• From £22,000 – £23,000

If you would like to be considered for this excellent opportunity, then please get in touch with Craig Russell ASAP. Upload your CV to apply or call me on 0131 226 5060 for more information.

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Craig Russell
craig.russell@drnewitt.com

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