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Date: 25-Nov-2021

Location: Lifton, GB

Company: Premier Foods

A great British food company 

Premier Foods is one of Britain’s biggest listed food companies, employing over 4,000 colleagues at 15 manufacturing sites and offices up and down the country.

Many of our brands have been part of UK life for more than a century and you’ll find them in 94% of British households.


At Premier Foods we believe in inclusion, authenticity and individuality. We aim to ensure all existing and potential colleagues are given equitable opportunities and are respected, valued and encouraged to bring their true authentic selves to work no matter who they are, what they look like, who they love or what they believe in. Our culture is one where everyone is welcome. 


Based in Lifton, Devon.

Full-time, permanent position.  

5 weeks equivalent annual leave.


We are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic FLT Driver to work as part of our Warehouse team, to ensure products and materials are flowing seamlessly around the site.  Our FLT drivers carry their duties out covering the whole site, including production lines, warehouse and dispensary, warehousing and / or loading finished goods products as produced, maintaining accurate stock records and documentation. 


Successful candidates will be required to work shift patterns covering both days and nights, including weekends.


What you’ll be doing:

  • Ensure production lines are cleared in an effective and timely manner
  • Transporting finished product to relevant storage areas when necessary or loading directly on to trailers
  • Unloading stock from trailers and delivering to relevant area
  • Creating delivery notes through SAP system and issuing batches
  • Issuing and returning packaging, trays, pots and labels to production lines
  • Delivering chemicals to dispensary teams
  • Disposing of any non-confirming material as directed
  • Emptying bins from around the site and transporting to designated refuse areas
  • Transport rework to or from the production lines as required by production team leaders
  • Work closely with all departments to ensure production lines efficiency is maximised and that any issues are highlighted and resolved in timely fashion
  • Seek ways to improve any duties that require to be carried out to make safer, cleaner and more cost-effective ways of working


What we need from you:

  • Experience in a similar role would be highly advantageous
  • Strong attention to detail is essential
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team is essential
  • Experience of using SAP would be beneficial


What we can offer in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Up to 7.5% pension
  • Life assurance
  • Wide range of online and in-house training
  • Access to an employee discount scheme, with access to hundreds of nationwide retailers