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FLT Counterbalance/Packing Machine Operators

Manufacturing, Engineering
£22880 - £25000 per annum
FLT Counterbalance/Packing Machine Operators 

Our client a well established packing facility in Nottinghamshire, are looking to recruit experienced fork lift truck (Counterbalance)/packing machinery operators, this is a dual role and training in machinery operation will be provided but you must possess a valid FLT licence.
  • £11.00 per hour
  • 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
  • Overtime available
  • Shift working Monday to Friday, can be days/back shift or night shifts
These are permanent positions with 28 days annual holiday and a workplace pension scheme.

Purpose of FLT Counterbalance/Packing Machine Operators Role:

To undertake the safe movement and conveyance of all production materials and incoming raw materials across all areas of the site and work on other duties within the company blending & packing facility when required..

Reporting to: Operations Manager/Team Supervisor

Key Responsibilities / Activities of a FLT Counterbalance/Packing Machine Operators:
  • Load and unload products from trailers using Forklift Trucks and other material handling Equipment.
  • Transport products to and from production lines to trailers and stock yard
  • Ensure correct Product Labelling
  • Maintain neat controlled stockyard material and stock rotation
  • Vigilance to ensure correct materials are loaded onto correct vehicles
  • Deliver products to various site locations in a safely and timely manner
  • Clean work area and Equipment regularly by removing empty pallets and
  • Plastic and maintain clean safe stockyard area
  • Perform Preventative maintenance, recommending repairs and performing routine maintenance
  • Carry out pre & post operation machine inspection
  • Maintain all material handling equipment by recharging, cleaning, oiling, refuelling including other necessary actions and record all information on log sheets
  • Record information regarding movements of supplies, materials and finished
  • Products and Bag Reels
  • Study production schedule to determine material requirements, movements and
  • Deliveries
  • Carry out production operational duties when required including undergoing training on all areas associated with the companies blending and packing plant.
  • Carry out any other duties that the company might require
  • Work in a safe manner at all times in compliance with Health and Safety regulations/company policies and procedures
Competencies/Skills required for this FLT Counterbalance/Packing Machine Operators role:
  • Team player
  • Initiative
  • Problem solving
  • Safety Conscious at all times
  • Good oral/written communication skills
  • Numerate and literate
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and manage own time
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines
  • Flexible / adaptable approach
  • Attention to detail
  • Full driving license (car)
  • Fork lift (counter balance) license
  • FLT Counterbalance and/or Reach Experience
  • Flexible approach to Production Environment
  • Inventory and Stockyard control
  • Logistical Organisation
  • Documentation and Record keeping
  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Days/Afters shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night Shift
  • Overtime
  • Operation of a Counterbalance FLT: 2 years (Required)
  • Driving License (Required)
  • Valid Counterbalance FLT Licence (Required)

If this FLT Counterbalance/Packing Machine Operators Job interests you and you would like to know more about it or other Engineering Jobs in Nottingham please contact Paul Martin at Perfect Placement UK Ltd.