Operator – Forklift & Robot

Job Category: Production Operative

Job Location: Northamptonshire

Hours: Monday to Friday 40 hours per week

Posted Date: June

How to apply

If you are interested in any of our positions, please apply by sending us an email with your CV and covering letter to careers@bennie.co.uk

Company Summary:

Boughton Loam Ltd are producers and suppliers of soil, composts and loam based growing media. We pride ourselves on the service and commitment given to each and every one of our many customers in over many decades of successful business. From our production and distribution facilities in Northamptonshire we produce quality topsoil, cricket loam, turf dressing & growing mediums to the sports turf, landscape and construction industries. 

As an employee within a family business, you will be working with a close-knit team environment for a company that has our employees at the centre of everything we do. Boughton is part of The Bennie Group, a family business founded over 80 years ago.  

Working Hours:

March – October: Monday to Friday 40 hours per week between the hours of 07:00-17:00 and Saturday 07:00-12:00

November – February: Monday to Friday 40 hours per week between the hours of 07:00 and 17:00

You are also required to work such additional hours as may be necessary for the proper performance of your duties or that may be required to fulfil role.

Job Role/Description

Boughton Loam Ltd is an expanding and environmentally conscious business now recruiting for a forklift & Robot Operator to operate forklift trucks and the robot bagging machine at our Telford Way facility.

Responsibilities

  • Loading and unloading materials from a variety of vehicles safely
  • Moving pallet-packed materials around the site or storage facility
  • Checking loads are secure
  • Assist with the production team to operate the robot bagging machine when required
  • Performing equipment checks and basic maintenance
  • Following written instructions and keeping records
  • Adhering to health and safety regulations
  • Completing physical tasks quickly and accurately

The above list of responsibilities is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post, as well as other duties relevant to your experience.

Competencies

  • To work well in a team of varied Operators, to coordinate the movement of goods and materials.
  • Excellent knowledge of Health and Safety requirements
  • Excellent knowledge of industrial storage procedures
  • Ability to itemise and record stock for inventories
  • Accredited forklift operating licence from an industry-recognised body
  • Ability to safely lift 25 kilogrammes unassisted
  • Competency to operate the robot bagging machine
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team

What We Offer

Remuneration: We offer a competitive salary  

Holiday: 24 days holiday + 8 days statutory. 

Pension: Statutory Pension contribution. 

Development: We are committed to investing in our people, so we invest in you. Development is in your hands and we want to enable this so your progression at Bennie is only limited by what you want to achieve. 

Finally, Our long-standing family tradition, of giving staff a Christmas turkey 

How to apply

If you are interested in any of our positions, please apply by sending us an email with your CV and covering letter to careers@bennie.co.uk