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Forklift Driver- Night Shift
£11.10 per hour
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Purpose of the Job

Our client is a successful and highly respected manufacturer and distributor of frozen vegetables. As the business is developing there is a need to strengthen the production team on site at the Wisbech factory.

This is a full time, permanent position. 

The Role:  As an essential member of the production team it will be your responsibility to ensure that the production lines are kept well stocked with ingredients and other raw materials to keep the line running effectively. 

Duties and Responsibilities

·         Offloading and loading vehicles.

·         To be responsible for ensuring all quality checks of incoming goods and to action out of specification results. All results especially any out of specification and corrective action must be documented. If necessary consult Team Leaders and Technical.

·         To use stock in date rotation.

·         To charge the truck’s batteries.

·         To carry out FLT checks at start of shift and all issues to be recorded on the Faulty Sheet Report and then sent to H&S coordinator.

·         To check the daily loads through reception.

·         To check Dry Goods Store racking daily.

·         To carry out all paperwork related to the job as per procedures.

·         To check ingredients and packaging for production over the next 2 days – pm shift.

·         To issue goods to the line throughout the shift.

·         To organise the Dry Goods Store when working in the area – to keep it clean and tidy at all times (spillages free, all packaging correctly labelled, wrapped and covered)

·         To empty waste throughout the shift.

·         To ensure skips are covered at all times.

·         To monitor wet skips and compactor as and when to be emptied.

·         To ensure the yard and skip areas are kept tidy and organised at all times.

Working Hours

40 hours a week working on night shift, Monday to Friday, 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. 

Salary/Hourly Rate

£8.40 per hour plus £108 shift pay per week. 


You will receive a competitive salary and 20 days holiday (+8 bank holidays).  Successful candidates will receive a full induction; appropriate training and all Personal Protective Equipment will be provided.

Start Date



You will need:

·         FLT Counter balance licence

·         Flexi licence would be advantageous but is not essential

·         Basic Food Hygiene and H&S knowledge (training provided where necessary)

·         Experience working on FLT in a food manufacturing environment- minimum of 2 years experience

·         Good communication skills, written and spoken.

·         Can multi-task and prioritise.

To apply, please email both your CV and cover letter to mail@rapid-recruitment.com

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