Adecco are proud to be working with a food manufacturing company who are opening a new site, see details below:

Job Title: Forklift Driver

Location: Chartham, Kent

Salary: £12.20 per hour

Hours: 7.30am – 6.00pm

Position 1: Sunday to Thursday

Position 2: Tuesday to Saturday

Position 3: Monday to Friday


  • 28 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Closed Christmas Day
  • Overtime available
  • Free parking
  • Fresh fruit
  • Monthly staff events such as BBQ or Pizza afternoons
  • Growing company, progression available
  • Key responsibilities within your new role would be to:

  • Responsible for transporting products and other items correctly to the warehouse and packhouse.
  • Ensure your allocated vehicle is checked and safe for use and signed for each day before operation.
  • Complete daily maintenance form for forklift truck use.
  • Ensure all pallets are secured before being moved, using strapping and corner boards.
  • Ensure stock is used as instructed by Stock Control.
  • Check with Stock Control regularly to confirm what is required for the packhouse and warehouse.
  • Assess lines, machines, graders and warehouse to ensure the packhouse and warehouse receives the correct quantity, references and product without delays
  • Ensure all pallets are labelled and released with the appropriate release labels.
  • Ensure issues that arise are communicated to stock controller immediately.
  • Operate grading machines once trained.
  • Ensure accurate completion of relevant paperwork.
  • Ensure correct PO and variety is put onto the graders.
  • Ensure store doors remain closed to prevent pest infestation and temperature regime.
  • Clear all product and cardboard from the packhouse and warehouse at the end of the day.
  • Ensure all empty bins are stacked at least 5 meters from the main buildings.
  • Ensure pallets used / produced are scanned onto and off the stock system
  • Experience and skills required for this position:

  • The attitude to deliver excellence
  • The desire to maximising performance
  • Valid forklift licence is essential
  • Ideally you will have barrow experience but not essential
  • Next steps:

    If this sounds like an ideal position for you and you have the experience outlined above, then please apply today and you will be contacted by a member of our team if your CV matches our requirements.

    Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.