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Inspection Personnel / FLT driverS

Undisclosed Company
Ashford, Kent
£12.39 - £13.62 per annum + Shift work
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Job Type

The purpose of the role is to protect EU/UK legitimate trade.

Working with a public sector provider, this role provides an exciting opportunity to work with Government agencies.

The role is to liaise with HM Government colleagues to load and unload lorries as requested, working on a rotating shift pattern covering 24/7 operations. The candidate will work as part of a team to assist Government colleagues facilitate Customs checks. (Candidates are not expected to undertake inspections).

A forklift truck licence is not essential but please highlight if you have one and are prepared to drive an FLT if required.

You will need to demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy in processing your daily activities and possess a positive and open attitude showing an logistic approach.

The role

Reporting to a Team Leader, you will be expected to demonstrate flexibility and capability to perform all aspects of warehousing in order to meet all key performance indicators and exceed customer expectations.

· Carry out operational tasks as requested in order to achieve departmental and site objectives

· Loading and unloading of lorries. This may include manual handling, roller cages or pallet trucks. Split of role is 80% manual handling and 20% administrative

· Ensure the correct handling of all client products is carried out at all stages within the facility being compliant with trained manual handling procedures

· Undertake any manual and/or electronic reporting requirements as requested

· A range of duties to support the operational efficiency and general housekeeping and hygiene standards of the warehouse and site

· To undertake such additional duties as may be reasonably required for the effective role

· Undertake all training necessary to fulfil the requirement of flexibility to enable presence within any required areas of the warehouse

· Use of the nominated Yard Management System to reflect the operation status change

· Ensure time and attendance within operational standards and site requirements

· Ensure that any issues are escalated to management

· React to change due to operational and client requirements and carrying out duties in a professional and timely fashion

· Work in a team environment

· Good communication skills (required for radio/walkie talkies)

· On occasions, assist with the training of new colleagues to the role

· Be committed to continuous development in line with operational needs, constantly striving for increased efficiency, productivity and growth

· Be understanding and operate within the values of HM Government and the Site Operator

· Ensure conduct and behaviour to be compliant with Health & Safety legislation and guidelines of both HM Government and the Site Operator

· Compliance with all HM Government and Site Operator policies, procedures and onsite requirements

Working Environment

The role is based at one specific location and requests for home and remote working are not applicable. This site is in a remote location, with limited access to public transport, therefore your own means of transport will be required, however, Kuehne & Nagel, the site operator, is investigating the ability to provide transport.

This role involves working on a shift pattern covering 4 on 4 off working hours per week across 24/7. Days/Nights and weekend work is included in the role.

This role will potentially involve standing and walking for long periods

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