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Forklift Driver - Britvic

12 hour shifts - days and nights At Britvic, we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the leading players in Ireland’s FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle. We offer Irish consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands such as Robinson's, Ballygowan, J20, TK Red and Club Orange. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments. 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. Key Responsibilities:

  1. Comply with company policies and statutory regulations for health and safety.

  2. Take accountability for the day to day performance of your personal area of operation and influence.

  3. Contribute to ensuring that factory targets are met with regard to OE, SKU adherence, Wastage minimisation, Quality, Health and Safety and Overhead Cost Control.

  4. Ensure Housekeeping and Hygiene standards are met and constantly maintained across the site.

  5. Provide a role model example within the team for attitude, contribution and team working.

  6. Operate equipment in accordance with best practice complying with Health and Safety rules and regulations and Britvic Policies and Procedures.

  7. Lead BWS activities and take responsibility for team performance and involvement.

  8. Undertake tasks, to drive efficiency of product and size changeovers of equipment within designated team.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Be the primary liaison with the leadership team regarding team performance and KPI target progression.

  12. Provide specific support and guidance when required for the development of others on equipment and BWS activities within designated team.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  1. FLT experience working in a fast paced, Consumer goods environment

  2. In date FLT license is essential

  3. Working knowledge of SAP

  4. Excellent, communication, team support and facilitation skills

  5. Sound knowledge of warehouse processes

  6. Sound knowledge of HSE processes and application

  7. Understanding of BWS and continuous improvement activities

Key Behaviours:

  1. Takes pride in their approach to work

  2. Has a clear, consistent focus on improving ways of working

  3. Supports a culture of continuous improvement

  4. Takes a positive role in developing the skills of others

  5. Motivates others to work together through effective team work

  6. Takes personal responsibility to ensure results are delivered


  1. FLT licence

  2. Leaving cert or equivalent

  3. Basic Hygiene Certificate

  4. ISO HACCPS Systems

  5. Knowledge of SAP

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

Skills: Forklift Driver License forklift driver SAP Teamwork Communication

  • Contact: Marie Howell

  • Reference: IrishJobs

  • Job ID: 101303070

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