FLT Driver/ Operative

  • Location

    Middlewich, Cheshire

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    General Labourer

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    Leonie Kellar

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 months

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Experienced FLT Drivers/Warehouse Operatives - based in Middlewich.

Tata Chemicals Europe is of one of Europe's leading producers of sodium carbonate, salt, sodium bicarbonate and other products. We are part of Tata Chemicals (TCL), the world's second largest producer of soda ash and the world's third largest producer of sodium bicarbonate, with facilities in Asia, Africa and North America in addition to the UK.
Our history dates back to 1874 when manufacturing first began in Northwich and were acquired by Tata Chemicals in 2005. By 2011 we had also acquired British Salt, the UK's leading manufacturer of pure dried vacuum salt products, based in Middlewich. It is for this site in Middlewich that we are seeking experienced Fork Lift Truck Drivers with Warehousing experience.

Job Purpose:
Working as a flexible team, day team members undertake general FLT duties including the movement of packaging materials and finished goods around the site, loading and unloading of all vehicle types, cleaning duties and packing of 10kg loads on manual pack lines. Day team members also provide cover for shift FLT loaders and other warehousing roles as required, following a period of training and validation, therefore flexibility is a key requirement.

Accountabilities include but are not limited to:

Operating all equipment efficiently to the required quality and quantity and in compliance with company policies and procedures. This includes FLT driving and the operation of automated and manual machinery such as pack lines.
Proactively identify and report problems and where appropriate implement actions to resolve in a safe and timely manner.
Contribute to continuous improvement and training activities as required.
Carry out routine checks and record and report details.
Report all relevant production data,
Quality, Logs and events in appropriate format, detail and accuracy within company systems (SAP, Databases, Logsheets/Logbooks etc).
Comply with the companies SHEQ standards applicable to all tasks undertaken.

Skills and Qualifications: Essential:
Applicants must hold valid counterbalance FLT licence, demonstrate flexibility and good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, managers & customers.

GCSE English & Mathematics/NVQ level 2 in Warehouse and storage.
Strong background in Logistics and Packaging in a fast moving Warehouse Operation.

Please note that we will only consider applicants with a valid counterbalance FLT licence.