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Warehouse Forklift Operator (Weekend Shift)

Job Name

Warehouse Forklift Operator (Weekend Shift)


United Kingdom





Reporting Line:

Logistics Manager

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Evelyn Elliott

About the role

What does a Warehouse Forklift Operator do?
  • To operate a forklift truck in a safe and proper manner
  • Receipt and handle dry materials to production line & cased goods from line
  • Compliant (EHS/ HMRC, systems) management of stock movements and controls throughout the site.
  • Support the 6s methodology that is in place within Bacardi UK Operations
  • Processing of transactions related to the receipt and movements of dry and cased goods


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Daily pre-shift checks are fully completed prior to the use of allocated forklift truck
  • Ensure rigorous adherence to JDSL/Bacardi documented Quality standards
  • Ensure that all FLT Operations are carried out in accordance with Health & Safety legislation and guidelines
  • HMRC regulations adhered to relating to receipt and movement of excisable cased goods
  • Ensure that all Cased Goods movements procedures are strictly adhered to (scanning and documentation)
  • Ensure that all Dry Goods procedures are strictly adhered to (inventory checks, scanning and documentation)
  • Transfer of Cased Goods received from production to warehouse or marshalling
  • Transfer from warehouse to production lines
  • Line feed pallets of glass onto production de-palletisers
  • Line feed of other dry materials
  • Receipt and issue of empty pallets and slip sheets to production lines
  • All movements of Dry and Cased goods processed in SAP (scanning)
  • Reporting and recording of any damages to Dry or Cased Goods reported immediately
  • General Housekeeping within the Dry and Cased Goods Warehouse and Despatch area applying 6s methodology
  • Support annual stock count

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Experience of working within a FMCG environment
  • Full & Current FLT Counterbalance Driving License
  • Ability to use all FLT attachments i.e. clamp, push-pull, Double Handler
  • IT literate and familiar with ERP materials systems and stock management

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.