Packing Line Operator / FLT Driver

Prenton, Merseyside
Up to £16.85 per hour + holidays, bonus
Closing date
2 Feb 2022

View more

Job Type
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation. Our client, a leading global FMCG company with brands such as Domestos, Comfort, Persil & Tressemme, are currently looking for 10 Packing Line Operators to work in their prestigious facility in Port Sunlight. This is a Temporary position, with an immediate start. The pay rate will be £16.85 an hour on basis of 37.5 hours per week, regardless of hours worked. Holidays (33 equivalent) are built into the shift pattern.

Training is normally on days (7-3 or sometimes 8-4) for first couple of weeks, but when on shift you would follow 5 crew which is currently 2 x 12hr days, 2 x 12hr nights (all 5.30 - 5.30) followed by 6 off. During the six off there is some requirement to be "on call" in the event that sick cover is required. In around April 2022 you will go to 2 x 12hr day, 2 x 12hr nights (all 5.30 - 5.30) followed by 4 off, and they will get 2 x 18 day breaks over summer. Applicants should be able to commit to working on a rotating week day shift pattern throughout training if required.

FLT licenses that are RTITB or ITSSAR accredited and in date are essential for this vacancy.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual, with the desire to practice and improve their technical skills and knowledge, and who possess excellent problem solving and analytical skills.

Reporting to the Operations Leader, the successful applicant will have a pro-active approach to problem solving and fault finding on a high-speed production line to improve operational efficiency and drive area performance. With a positive attitude to change, they will be able to analyse technical/mechanical problems in the area, research, suggest, communicate and implement improvement ideas.

The ideal candidate will have an appreciation for the importance of maintaining high quality and hygiene standards and will ensure that they comply with safety standards and adhere to site regulations.

They will be a relationship builder, with the ability to communicate their opinions both verbally and in writing to colleagues and managers alike. They will work effectively within the team to achieve and exceed both factory and team targets set within the business.

Key responsibilities

  • Checking Objects, work, procedures, etc.
  • Checking completed work to current site quality standards.
  • Checking adherence to schedules. Understands benefits of achieving site KPI's.
  • Creating good team spirit.
  • Analysing/Integrating/Interpreting: Identifying problems in physical process/machinery.
  • Breaking down a procedure into logical steps.
  • Summarising numerical & verbal information. Reading plans/diagrams.
  • Handling information: Entering details into system, ascertaining job requirements.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • FLT license that are RTITB or ITSSAR accredited and in date - THIS IS ESSENTIAL
  • Experience within a Production or Manufacturing environment or be able to demonstrate an educational background with Manufacturing or Engineering focus.
  • Previous qualifications and experience within a mechanical or technical environment - advantageous but not essential.
  • A good standard of IT literacy - highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of SAP systems - beneficial.


A job at Unilever is a career made by you, with development opportunities, benefits and a working culture that embraces diversity. So whether you’re looking for an internship, apprenticeship, graduate opportunities, or a job opening to progress your professional career, at Unilever you can shape your own path as you work with the brands and people that drive our sustainable business growth.

Find Us
Manpower UK Ltd
C/O Unilever HPC
Port Sunlight
CH62 4ZD

Apply for Packing Line Operator / FLT Driver

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:

Add a cover message

Your communication preferences
I would like to receive communications. required
I would like you to share my personal data with other Companies within the ManpowerGroup. required

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar Jobs