Shunter Driver/ Yard-Man

  • Job Reference: HUSD-0810
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2019
  • Recruiter: Recroot
  • Location: Guildford, Surrey
  • Salary: £11.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Skilled, Skilled Food Industry, Drivers & Forklift, Industrial, Factory & Production Operatives
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Aija Engele
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01480434267

Job Description

Shunter Driver/ Yard-Man required in Guildford.


Temp to Perm.


Hours of work- 6.45 am until finish


The pay rate will be £11 per hour depending on skill level.


Class 1 licence preferable.

Forklift Counterbalance licence preferred but not essential.


Main Duties & Responsibilities


  • Ensure the required tasks are carried out according to companies specifications/policies
  • Ensure work is carried out to the best of operative’s abilities to meet production deadlines.
  • Maintain a clean yard area as and when required throughout the shift
  • Maintain all records to ensure they meet companies specifications/ audit requirements
  • Maintain responsibility for the operational effectiveness of equipment and machinery and report faults to the manager in a timely manner
  • Take responsibility for own work
  • Carry out all procedures in a safe manner in accordance with training
  • Seek training to maintain skills and remain up to date with best practice
  • Cover Forklift duties in the event of holiday/sickness.
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties assigned


Knowledge & Experience


To succeed in this role you will be/have/display:

Hygiene – To ensure best practice is adopted at all times for control staff, product and environmental hygiene.

Health and Safety – To ensure job observations, risk assessments are up to date and to comply with health and safety regulations at all times. Be active in trying to reduce risk in accidents.

Training – To constantly review training needs in all areas and administer development as applicable




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