Connect Appointments have an exciting opportunity for a Counterbalence FLT Operator/Site Operative to join our client’s hazardous waste treatment facility in Preston.

Our client is a global pharmaceutical company driven by science to transform health care and patient outcomes, while playing a purpose-led role in wider society.

This is a temporary role, working full time Monday to Friday, 8am to 4:30pm – paid weekly at £12.25 per hour.

Working as a Warehouse Operator / FLT Operative you will be working as a valuable member of the team to effectively collect, process, sort and generally manage the customers waste in accordance with the company guidelines.

Your key duties and responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Assist the chemist team to inspect incoming wastes and safely load / unload vehicles
  • Prepare outgoing loads including labelling containers, banding and wrapping palletised wastes
  • Manually repack hazard chemical waste for onward disposal (potentially including the use of self-contained breathing apparatus)
  • Load and unload bulk storage tanks and road tankers
  • Operate machinery including drum compactors and air powered tools
  • Maintain safe and compliant storage on site
  • Undertake general DIY and maintenance tasks as they arise

To be successful within this position, you will have a valid counterbalance forklift license, with proven experience operating a FLT within a busy warehouse environment. Combined with:

  • The ability to work on your own and as part of a team
  • Have good communication skills, with the ability to understand and follow both written and verbal instructions
  • Be willing to work outside in all weathers, handling and reprocessing various types of waste and chemicals
  • Industry/chemical waste handling experience would be advantageous

Do you meet the above requirements? If so, we’d love to speak with you. Apply now by submitting your most up to date CV, or by calling our team on 0191 500 0028.

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JOB DETAILS

  • Sector: Forklift Driver Jobs | Logistics, Distribution and Supply Chain | Waste Management & Recycling
  • Lancashire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Ref: VEO-SUND

MANAGING BRANCH

SUNDERLAND

11 Austin Boulevard
Quay West Business Village
Sunderland
SR5 2AL

01917 314 800

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