Forklift Driver


Job Description

Forklift Driver

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Shift: Monday/Tuesday 06:45 – 19:30, Wednesday 06:45 – 13:00 and Sunday 07:15 – 18:00

We are looking for forklift drivers to join the team at our Fresh potato factory in Abernethy. You will play a key role in our production process ensuring tatties make it to supermarket shelves.

At Branston we recognise that people are what make our operations possible, and regularly review our benefits package. At present we offer;

  • 50 additional shift bonus
  • 2 weeks company sick pay
  • Life assurance policy
  • Critical illness cover
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Employee assistance platform, giving you & your family free access to private health professionals.
  • Employer pension contributions
  • Discounts to a range of popular retailers
  • Work Anniversaries and employee recognition schemes
  • Seasonal benefits such as Christmas hampers & easter eggs
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Free Parking
  • Free Potatoes

To be our next forklift driver you will have experience driving a forklift, a valid counterbalance license is desirable , however not essential, as we have training opportunities on site. The role is varied and can be fast paced, examples of the duties will include;

  • Loading & unloading large, good vehicles with potato boxes.
  • Loading production lines with raw material as per daily production plan.
  • Moving boxes to and from storage areas.
  • Undertake daily pre-start checks, reporting any defects to team leader promptly.
  • Be a role model for H&S, ensuring all tasks are carried out in line with company procedures.