Counter Blance Forklift Truck Driver Nights

Vegetable Processing Site, Beeston, Leeds
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title:

Counter Balance Fork Lift Truck Driver for Holiday Cover


Vegetable Processing Site, Royds Farm Road, LS12 6DX

The Organisation

We are a private family owned, Yorkshire business with our ‘roots’ firmly in the fresh produce trade. Our organisation is fast-paced, exciting, dynamic and due to rapid successful growth our organisation is seeking a new exciting addition to the Production Team, based at our Royds Farm Road Vegetable processing site in Beeston.

The Team

The Production Team are the biggest team on site. They are the epicentre to our operations.  They are a hard working and friendly team. They are have a knack for ensuring products are on site, put into the right ‘fast lane’ for production processing and packing products to our customers.

If you are equally as tenacious, have a passion for food and have a high standard of work, then this is the team for you.  This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing organisation who are pushing the boundaries of innovation in their sector.

The Role

In this role you’ll work as a team unloading goods in from trailers. You will then ensure they are placed into the correct containers and lots in accordance with Stock Control and Technical (food safety and quality) requirements. You will then ensure the raw materials are picked in line with requirements, placed into processing vessels and the empty containers stored away safely.

You will also load products onto our prestigious fleet of trailers to be distributed to our customers. Waste will also be part of your role, by emptying any waste into the waste skip for collection.

You will complete any paperwork required in line with company procedure and more importantly, be a SAFE and COURTEOUS FLT Driver whilst on site. You will report into the Production Manager / Assistant Production Manager and you will also ensure goods in are tested, unloaded and paperwork is completed in line with procedural requirements.

You will have a sense of humour, be hard working and passionate about food. We are looking for someone who will be flexible to the business demands and offer competitive package and excellent training and development prospects tailored to your experience and development needs. 

So, if you are looking for your next career move in a fast paced environment, then we we’d love to hear from you.  

Hours of Work

Shifts to be agreed upon successful interview but will include days and nights. We operate 365 days a year, with the exception of Christmas Day. Some shifts are 8 hours per day, some are 12 hours per day, minus breaks.


Pay Details

£7.50  per hour plus £15 Night shift allowance if worked past 4am per night.  

Hourly weekly paid.

Half hour for lunch unpaid. Two 15 minute breaks paid.

Contract Information

28 days holiday per year including bank holidays (8 hour days)

1% pension after 3 months.

6 month probationary period

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Please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas. Please only apply if you have a valid COUNTER BALANCE TRUCK LICENCE that is RTITB or ITTSARR accredited. You will need proof of your qualification prior to commencing / being offered a position with the organisation.