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Forklift Truck Driver

Factory based
14 May 2021
31 May 2021
Contract Type:
Job Advert
Start your career with Avara Foods and join the driving force behind our success and earn a minimum of £302 per week

As one of the UK's largest food businesses, we are playing a critical role in keeping the nation fed. We are continuing to operate and are still looking for motivated people to join our team of key workers. We have wide range of jobs available across our business; from fixed term to permanent career opportunities. 

What’s in it for you?
Hourly pay rate: £9.00
Paid weekly 
Permanent contracts available 
Guaranteed hours and opportunities for overtime
Employee benefits include a competitive pension and access to lifestyle and wellbeing resources
A safe dynamic working environment
Training and development opportunities from day one

Purpose of the role
Working as part of the Production Team, documenting and recording against company procedures to ensure legal compliance in food manufacturing at site.

Key responsibilities will include: 
•Working with the current systems and procedures to ensure that raw materials and ingredients are accepted on intake, to pre- defined company specification and ensure procedures are adhered to.
•Within the role it is expected that the operative is able to partake in manual handling, both physical and mechanical, ie Pump truck.
•Ensuring all intake paperwork is compliant with food safety standards and company policies. 
•Scanning of pallets to and from designated zones.
•Communicating with other sites both internal and external to the business.
•Safe loading and un-loading of vehicles.
•Equipment stock control and equipment ordering.

What we are looking for:
•Ability to communicate well at all levels
•Good communication skills both verbal and written
•Basic level of knowledge of general computer usage.
•Attention to detail
•Demonstrate a positive attitude
•Team working
•Good organisational skills
Driving License is desirable

Working Hours: Monday to Friday 18:00 - midnight

A little about us: 
Avara Foods supply chicken and turkey to the nation’s most popular supermarkets and restaurants. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 7000 people. 

All our facilities are Covid secure, with protective measures and precautions in place to keep our people safe:

Daily temperature screening
Social distancing measures – including floor markers and 2m separation where possible
Screens and barriers installed at workstations and canteens
PPE and face coverings required in all shared spaces
Additional facilities and amenities to reduce congestion
Increased cleaning regimes across sites
Rolling out risk based Lateral Flow Testing across operational sites

If you’re ready to work in alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!
We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.