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Forklift Driver

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Date: 11-May-2022

Location: Country Limerick - Newcastle W, Country Limerick - Newcastle West, IE

Company: Britvic

At Britvic, we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of Irelands' leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.

Britvic has a strong heritage, with globally successful and iconic brands such as Ballygowan, MiWadi, Robinsons, Pepsi, Fruit Shoot, Tango, J2O, 7UP, Gatorade, R Whites, Teisseire, and Lipton.

The role will be based from our site in Newcastle West, Co. Limerick  This role would be shift based.

About the Role

As Forklift driver, you will operate a forklift/ppt in the safest and most effective manner, driving activity to maintain and improve performance standards whilst leading continuous improvement through all BWS activities.

This position fulfils a “Non-Core Champion Role” to integrate functional requirements with operational, providing role model behaviour to others.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Comply with company policies and statutory regulations for health and safety.
  • Take accountability for the day-to-day performance of your personal area of operation and influence.
  • Contribute to ensuring that factory targets are met regarding OE, SKU adherence, Wastage minimisation, Quality, Health and Safety and Overhead Cost Control.
  • Ensure Housekeeping and Hygiene standards are met and constantly maintained across the site.
  • Provide a role model example within the team for attitude, contribution and team working.
  • Operate equipment in accordance with best practice complying with Health and Safety rules and regulations and Britvic Policies and Procedures.
  • Lead BWS activities and take responsibility for team performance and involvement.
  • Undertake tasks, to drive efficiency of product and size changeovers of equipment within designated team.
  • Within the remit of the Non-Core Role, represent team requirements with the sponsoring function, organise team activities to support the achievement of functional targets and provide feedback through individual and team briefings on objectives and progress.
  • Within the remit of the Non-Core Role, provide the primary liaison between the operations team and the sponsoring function through the appropriate co-ordinator.
  • Be the primary liaison with the leadership team regarding team performance and KPI target progression.
  • Provide specific support and guidance when required for the development of others on equipment and BWS activities within designated team.         

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • FLT experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • In-date FLT licence
  • Working knowledge of SAP systems, R3P and EWM
  • Excellent communication, team support and facilitation skills
  • Sound knowledge of warehouse processes
  • Sound knowledge of HSE processes and application
  • Understanding of BWS and continuous improvement activities

We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive.

We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive

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