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Forklift Driver

by:  Irish Dog Foods

The job offer is available for the following event:

Job Purpose: Responsible for the safe and competent operating of forklifts, reach truck (where applicable) and Stackers and Electric pallet, whilst performing WH/Packing floor tasks to ensure optimal operational standards for the business.

Reports to: Production Team-Leader

Key Responsibilities:

The responsibilities associated with this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Daily completion of pre use check sheets, reporting any mechanical, electrical or body faults to the Production Team-Lead. 
  • Simple housekeeping of the forklifts/reach trucks/racking, such as recharging batteries and ensuring cleanliness at all times. 
  • Work within Quality Standards as set out by the Business. 
  • Pick and prepare orders for Production Floor, ensuring the correct product, pouches, packaging are picked  
  • Deliver all production stock requirements to the appropriate location, completing all relevant paperwork. 
  • Work with Production Team Leads to ensure the timely delivery of products to and from the packing lines. 
  • Complete Inventory counts and checks as requested. 
  • Efficiently put away and store the stock in the appropriate location ensuring all paperwork is correctly completed. 
  • Ensure stock is put away and stored under the Inventory rotational guidelines, first in first out. 
  • Responsible for ensuring that each pallet/Jumbo is intact securely before placing in racking. 
  • Responsible for ensuring  that each pallet is intact securely before placing  it in Finished Goods area 
  • Responsible for ensuring  that each pallet is scanned correctly as per SOP’s, before placing  it in Finished Goods area 
  • The job will at times require physical lifting and moving of stock. 
  • Assist with attaining BRC Grade 
  • Assist with making the factory presentable for all inspections 
  • Promptly report any near miss incidences or safety concerns to your Team Lead/Manager. 
  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area  
  • Carry out or assist in other activities as requested. 
  • Operate equipment in accordance with training provided and approved SOP following prescribed work methods. 
  • Participate and engage in all Continuous Improvement Initiatives. 
  • Must comply fully with all Health and Safety requirements. 
  • Take reasonable care of both your own health and safety and that of others, ensuring all company safety and quality systems are followed. 

 

Skills / Qualifications / Experience

  • Holder of current Forklift Licence and familiar with material handling equipment. 
  • Excellent working knowledge of warehouse arrangement and functionality. 
  • Good problem solving skills. 
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy ability with good communication skills.
  • Capable of multitasking with ability to remain calm when working under pressure
  • Demonstrates initiative and contributes ideas 
  • Positive team player with a hands-on approach  
  • Adaptable and flexible, working as part of a team, but also with the ability to act on own initiative
  • Operates in a manner that promotes safety, integrity and respect for colleagues.

List of restrictions that apply to this job offer:

Must be a Holder of current Forklift License

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