Forklift Operator

Posted 22 April 2024
Salary £16.15 per hour
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Supply Chain
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameLiam Farr
Expiry date 15 May 2024

Job description

Nights - Sunday, Monday, Tuesday 4pm-4am (after 6 weeks rotates to Wednesday, Thursday, Friday for a further 6 weeks)


Why Greencore?

We’re a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK and our purpose is to make every day. We’re a vibrant, fast-paced leading food manufacturer. Employing around 13,600 colleagues across 16 manufacturing units and 17 distribution depots across the UK. We supply all the UK’s food retailers with everything from Sandwiches, soups and sushi to cooking sauces, pickles and ready meals, and in FY23, we generated revenues of £1.9bn.

Here at Selby we employ a team over 750 colleagues. A site steeped in history, we are the UK’s number one manufacturer of customer private label cooking sauces and pickles. We have been serving our customers out of our Selby site since 1914. We produce more than 160 million units per year across 600 different product lines for customers such as Morrisons, Tesco & Asda.


Pay rates (Over time is after 36 hours a week x1.25)

Night shift - £16.15 an hour 


What you'll be doing

Reporting to the Supply Chain Shift Manager, you will be responsible for the Health and Safety as well as the Hygiene of your Area. Other duties include Fork Truck inspections and pre start checks. You will need to hold a Counterbalance Truck license to be considered for this role..

  • Responsible for the day to day duties of the Supply Chain team shift. 
  • Health and Safety Compliance in accordance with the company policy.  
  • Completion of all safety checks including Fork lift Trucks and Loading Bay checks. 
  • Complete all tasks in a safe manner and promoting a safe working environment within your team and across the site wide.  
  • Loading and Unloading of Vehicles ( to the correct specification and quality) * Scanning Pallets into stock and also out of stock checks to be done on all stock to make sure that accuracy of stock is not affected.  
  • Communicate any shortfalls in advance by using the correct escalation procedure. 
  • Report any Incidents or Accidents using the correct escalation procedure

What we’re looking for

Must Have: 

  • Counter Balance License 

Ideally Have: 

  • Pallet Truck license would be advantageous 
  • Health and Safety Qualification Level 2 or above 
  • Food Hygiene Certificate Level 2 
  • Manual Handling Experience  
  • Worked with Scanning Equipment 
  • Experience of Working in a Cold store Environment (Cold temperatures)

At Greencore we put our people at the core. We celebrate their differences and help everyone to be themselves at work. Together we make every day taste better.  If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.


What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Life insurance up to 4x salary
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.