Machine Operator with Forklift

Connect are currently recruiting for a highly experienced Machine Operator with Forklift. This role is a shift based position working 60 hours (one week) and then 24 (the next) on a rolling week. You will therefore work a base average of 42 hours per week.

Our client are a multi-national, multi-million pound business with UK wide sites and the (local to Sittingbourne) site is one of the most successful turning over north of £5M per month.

The role is working in one of their plants and is a physically demanding role. You will be operating machinery (after ongoing training and support) and using a Forklift to store / pack the product.

The product is heavy and construction related and also valuable so we are critical on recruiting a careful and experienced Forklift driver. They primarily supply residential (retail sites) but also work with government and highways.

This role will only be suited to someone with a great level of aptitude. You must be a team player and thorough in your work and also hard working.

The shifts are Days and Nights but the 24 hour working week is a welcome break after the previous 60 hour week.

This is based on an ongoing temporary contract to start and pays £10.14/hour (by us) to start. Overtime will apply above the 42 hours but a standard weeks’ pay is £425.88. There is an opportunity for this to go permanent after 12 weeks where the starting salary is £30,000 plus full company benefits after probation.

Please only apply if you have the relevant experience. You will also need to have an excellent command of English both written and verbally and also have a strong numerical understanding.

****An excellent well paid role working near Sittingbourne for an experienced Machine Operator with Forklift. Great company****

  • Job Number: 1062
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Sittingbourne
  • Salary: £10.14/hour (42/hours) rising to £30k +
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