Forklift Driver

County of Bristol
Waste Management
Up to £22400 per annum
27-07-2021 02:16 PM

Forklift Driver
Plastics Recycling
Up to £22,400 ( 4 on 4 off Days role)


We are currently looking for a Forklift Driver/ Operator to join one of the leading Waste Management specialists in the UK. Working at their Plastic Recycling Facility in Avonmouth, the Forklift Operator will be responsible for operating, inspecting and maintaining the plant on-site involved in the movement, loading and unloading of Plastic Reyclling Materials.

This role involves working a 4 on 4 off shit pattern. Please only apply if this is suitable.

The Role

Working as a Plant Operator, you will be responsible for:

  • Operating, Inspecting and Maintaining Forklift and Telehandler plant on-site.
  • Carrying out activities to move, sort and segregate waste materials at the waste recycling facility.
  • Loading and unloading of materials for transport to and from the site.
  • Occasional cover at other waste facilities as required.

This role involves working a 4 on 4 off shit pattern. Please only apply if this is suitable.

The Candidate

To be considered you should have experience in the below:

  • Operation of a Forklift in a previous position.
  • Valid plant operation tickets or in-house training is preffered
  • Experience working in a site-based role
  • Good knowledge of Material Handler Machinery

To Apply

To apply for this position, please forward your CV to Gemma Nixon at or call 02392 222 964.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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