Fork Lift Truck Operative

Posted 7 March by Cargill PLC Featured

Job location: Dalton, North Yorkshire

The position holder will be required to operate a fork lift truck for a range of duties in a busy animal feed factory. The position holder will operate the FLT in a safe manner to ensure palletized products are moved from the production lines, pallets are wrapped using a stretch wrapper, labels are applied to pallets and safely locating the pallets in the warehouse. This is a fulltime position that works shifts. The factory operates on a 24/5 pattern.

Main Tasks:

  • Ensure all work is carried out safely, efficiently and accurately
  • Clear palletised products from the production lines, wrapping the pallets and moving them to the warehouse using a FLT
  • Manual handling, re-stacking, cleaning, general housekeeping and cleaning


  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s grade A-C (including Maths and English) or equivalent secondary qualification
  • Current counter-balance fork lift truck licence
  • Ability to work safely in a fast paced factory and warehouse environment, adhering to PPE regulations at all times
  • Clear communication skills (fluent verbal and written English) with the ability to communicate with colleagues on different levels in the organisation
  • Ability to be hands on - some manual handling up to 25kg is required
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to take ownership and accountability for actions
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Flexible to work a shift pattern and cover for colleagues

Required skills

  • Fork Lift
  • Manual Handling
  • Warehouse
  • Warehousing
  • Forklift Operator

Reference: 34628198

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