Forklift Truck Driver

Do you have proven experience operating Forklift Trucks within a production or waste management environment?

Masons Materials Recycling Facility, near Ipswich has undergone a complete rebuild. This will transform the plant's operations, whilst improving capacity and output quality. Targeting mixed fibre, news and pams, card, mixed plastic, HDPE, PET, steel and aluminium, a significant investment has been made in mechanical recovery equipment, including the introduction of optical sorters. The plant will also feature 11 conveyors, an additional trammel and two more balers to prepare material for its onward recycling and reprocessing journey.

Viridor are proud to be working in partnership with Suffolk County Council and the Suffolk Waste Partnership to ensure that recycling in the area is effective. The investment will also provide an upgrade to the Education Centre, where visitors, including school children, will continue to learn about recycling and how waste can be transformed and put back into the economy as a manufacturing resource.

We are now looking to recruit a Forklift Truck Driver for our site that operates 24hrs, 5 days a week and the role could involve working shifts on a rota basis, working 45 hours per week.

The Role:

The Forklift Truck Driver will ensure the safe and efficient movement of bales of processed recyclable material from the baler to the inspection / storage areas and to load containers or curtain sided trailers with the bales of processed material, under the direction of the production supervisor. You will liaise with the site shift and quality Supervisors and other relevant departments within Viridor to ensure the bale storage yard and despatch runs as effectively as possible.

The Forklift Truck Driver will ensure the bales are removed from the baler or loaded onto vehicles efficiently and in a safe and controlled manner, that all occurrences interrupting operations are recorded formally.

The ideal Forklift Truck Driver: 

 *Previous experience in a similar operational role or environment. *High concentration levels and attention to detail. *Safe and reliable approach. *Good knowledge of forklift truck machinery

Rewards and Benefits:

In return for your hard work as our Forklift Truck Driver, we can offer a Competitive salary plus excellent benefits, including pension, optional healthcare and a range of flexible benefits. 

If the have the skills and experience to excel as our Forklift Truck Driver, click apply.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Closing Date:
25/12/2019

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