Powered Pallet Truck Operator

Greenvale AP is one of the UK’s largest growers and packers of fresh potatoes, supplying some of the country’s largest retailers and processors from our 2 production facilities. Our Duns site based in the Scottish Borders is looking for a Powered Pallet Truck Operator for its Despatch Department. This role includes ensuring Production is provided with all of the equipment required to complete orders on time and moving finished pallets safely into the Despatch area. To ensure that all barrow product movements are completed effectively, efficiently and safely.

  • Location: Duns
  • Reporting to: Production Lead
  • Salary: £12.66 per hour
  • Hours of work: Monday - Friday, 07:00-16:00hrs, 1x 15 minutes paid break & 1x 30 minutes unpaid break
Main Responsibilities:
  • Effectively communicating with colleagues and other departments
  • Providing Production with equipment e.g. crates, pallets and boxes
  • Ensuring sufficient pallet wrap, straps and buckles are available
  • Performing all barrow duties effectively, efficiently and safely within the allocated department
  • Complying with all H&S procedures and to conduct daily forklift checks as per company policy
  • Ensuring accidents, incidents, dangerous occurrences are reported accordingly
  • Ensuring your departmental work area is kept safe for all employees, contractors or visitors
  • Moving finished pallets into the Despatch department and scanning against the new location
Key Attributes:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Clear understanding of Health and Safety
  • Good time management to ensure tasks are completed effectively and on time
  • Team player
  • Pallet truck licence, however training can be provided to the successful candidate
  • Experience within a similar working environment
Closing date: 18 July 2024

Additional Benefits

We also offer a full training programme, opportunity to develop, pension scheme, life assurance, loyal service awards and free potatoes!

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Previous applicants need not apply.

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