FLT / Reach truck driver

Location: Deeside
Job Type: Contract
Salary: £9.20, with a 10% shift allowance for the evenings.
Reference: Deeside
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gap personnel (operating as an employment business) are currently recruiting for our client based in the Deeside area. Our client is an Irish owned family business which has recently acquired a site in Deeside, North Wales. The plant is producing flavored milk, milk alternatives and juice drinks, which are packed into Tetra Pak cartons.

We currently have a vacancy for Production Palletizer Operative to join the team. The successful candidates will be responsible for operation of a Mariani automatic palletizer and for assisting the Production Operators with the running of the Tetra Pak filling lines.


Pay & Hours of Work


  • Monday to Friday.
  • 07:00 – 15:00 and 15:00 – 23:00
  • £9.20, with a 10% shift allowance for the evenings.
  • You will be given a permanent contract from day 1


Role and Responsibilities include

  • Set up, running, monitoring and basic trouble shooting of the Mariani palletizer machinery
  • Setting pallet stacking formats onto the palletizer, using the equipment integrated HMI
  • Refill pallet feeder and film wrapper as required
  • Print and attach pallet labels and accurately record pallet details for product traceability
  • Remove completed pallets from the line and move to appropriate storage location
  • When not working on the palletizers, assist with the operation of the Tetra pak filling lines
  • Communicate and work together with team members on the production floor, to optimise production efficiency
  • Adhere to all quality SOP’s and report any non-conformance issues to the Production Manager
  • Liaise with team members at shift switchover in order to maintain the smooth running of production
  • Responsible for cleaning machine/equipment and production area

skill Requirements & Job details

  • A good understanding of production procedures
  • Experience of running production manufacturing equipment
  • Current License for, and experience of, operating both counter balance and reach fork lift trucks
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a team to ensure goals are achieved
  • Adherence to health and safety regulations


How this job will Benefit me?

  • Each shift will be eight hours, with two paid twenty minute breaks.
  • The benefits for the role include 20 days holidays (in addition to statutory Bank Holidays) and a contributory pension scheme.
  • Immediate start


Candidate’s must have good attitude to work and must demonstrate an excellent time keeping and attendance record


Please call gap personnel Flint branch on 01352 762 213 or email your cv to flint@gap-personnel.com