Warehouse Operative (Forklift Operator )

Impulse Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Warehouse Operative (Forklift Operator )for a large company based in North Dublin

The shift for this role will be 12 noon to 9 pm

Reporting to: Warehouse Supervisor

The primary objective of this role is to support the careful handling & movement of goods in a

safe, secure and accurate manner while observing good driving practice & conforming to defined

processes, procedures & Company policies to the fullest extent possible.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Ensuring the safety of yourself and others in the immediate work environment through the

adherence to safe working practices always, and checking there are no persons in the

immediate vicinity while operating any mechanically operated vehicles

• Ensuring all risks are mitigated prior to commencement of your designated tasks by removing

loose debris & rubbish from the immediate area of activity

• Ensuring vehicles are prechecked prior to shift commencement and any defects have been

noted & communicated as directed

• Ensuring full conformance with H & S training in every instance inclusive of the physical

movement of any item or package or carton.

• Completion of a risk assessment of each load prior to commencement of loading /offloading

& communicating any risks thereon

• Displaying and promoting a positive work environment through effectively supporting work

colleagues in the completion of all duties as directed

• Reporting on any load deviations inclusive of damages, shortages & overages in the manner


• Completion of work activities as directed inclusive of order selection, packing, checking,

loading, unloading, scanning, and paperwork as efficiently as practical while ensuring you do

so in a safe & careful manner

• Advising immediately on any persons within the vicinity of your working area who are not

conforming to the H & S requirements inclusive of PPE and ensuring that there are no

unaccompanied personnel within the warehouse and your immediate work area.

• Completion and adherence to all training as directed

• Ensuring full conformance with all Policies and Procedures as outlined within the Employee


Person Specification:

Key requirements for the position include:

Essential Criteria:

• Must hold current Forklift licence for (a) Mechanised pallet truck (b) & Counterbalance

Forklift truck

• Experience driving forklifts loading / unloading vehicles and operating within busy

warehouse storage facility.

• Accident Free record for past 2 years

• Excellent references

• Read & Speak English fluently

• Positive “can do” attitude & ability to work as part of a team

• Customer Service focused

• Excellent timekeeping & attendance record

Desirable Criteria:

• GDP trained

• HaaCP trained

• Minimum 2 years’ experience driving forklifts

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for

this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this

position might be asked to perform or that may be required to do either now or in the future.

Job Category: Warehouse Operative
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: North Dublin

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