Forklift Truck Driver/ Production Operator

Rye, East Sussex, Hastings, Bexhill
£7.80 - £8.50
10 Nov 2016
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Production Operator/Forklift Driver

Our Client is a well-established local company with over 35 years’ experience manufacturing waterproofing and corrosion protection systems. Our clients products help solve some of the most serious challenges facing the industry in a wide range of pipeline, construction, marine and industrial environments.

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Production Operator /Forklift Driver to join their dynamic manufacturing operation to ensure that quality of their products and targets are achieved.


The ideal candidate must be:

  • Flexible as will be required to work shifts.
  • Physically fit due to heavy lifting.
  • Well Organised.
  • Good team player.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Own transport which is essential due to shift patterns.
  • Will ideally hold a valid Counterbalance forklift licence. ITSSAR or RTTB.
  • Previous experience on a production line or in manufacturing industry are essential.

Your duties will be:

  • Machine Operating.
  • Working with and mixing raw materials.
  • Lifting heavy bags.
  • Wrapping and moving stock.
  • Preparing product for dispatch.
  • Operating a Forklift.
  • Packing and Sorting.
  • Data entry.
  • General Maintenance of workspace.


  • £7.80 per hour with payrise to £8.02 after 12 weeks (No Forklift)
  • £8.00 per hour with payrise to £8.23 after 12 weeks (Holds Forklift)


  • 5am – 1pm          Morning Shift
  • 1pm – 9pm          Afternoon Shift
  • 9pm – 5am          Night Shift
  • Or possibility of 12hrs


  • Rye, East Sussex

Start Date:

  • ASAP


  • Temp to go Perm

Key words: Production, Operative, Manufacturing, Forklift Counter Balance Licence