We are always on the lookout to expand our team. Employees will work closely together to ensure all areas of the business run effectively and efficiently.

Available Job Listings:

Closing Date: 21.07.21
Job Posted: 14.07.21

The Role

Full-time Forklift Operators

Location: Portadown, Northern Ireland
Salary: undisclosed
Type: Permanent Full time

The Company:

Based in Craigavon, Co. Armagh, Wilson’s Country Ltd specialises in pre-packed, peeled and prepared potatoes.  We supply food retailers, caterers and food processing companies with a range of products, offering quality, taste, full traceability and value for money.

The Position:

Forklift operating activities may be based at intake, yard, stores, production or despatch and will include:

  • Safely moving and handling potato boxes, pallets and other associated materials;
  • Loading and offloading lorries;
  • Store work, stock rotation and stock control;
  • Building and picking orders;
  • Accurately calculating figures, recording information, data entry and using a handheld scanner;
  • Working within quality, health and safety guidelines and food safety standards;
  • General production duties.

Hours of work:

Working 5 days out of 6, Monday to Saturday (day shift) and/or evenings (Monday to Friday, 1.30pm to 11.00pm approximately).

The Person:

Ideally we are looking for someone who has:

  • A qualification or licence to operate a counterbalance forklift truck;
  • A good general awareness of food safety, food hygiene, health and safety and quality;
  • Relevant experience;
  • Basic computer skills and a good standard of literacy and numerical skills and prepared to use a computer system for basic input data (training provided);
  • Good communication and organisational skills and the ability to work on their own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • The ability to work accurately and with attention to detail in a fast-paced working environment;
  • (We reserve the right to enhance the selection criteria at short listing stage if necessary).

If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, please apply by CV or Application Form and Monitoring Form by clicking on the APPLY NOW button below.

Applications must be received on/before Wednesday 21 July 2021

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