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Production Operative/Counterbalance FLT Driver

Location: DUNSTABLE, BEDFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 18,000-21,500 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 22 days ago Reference: X3-404349

Reed are currently recruiting for a Production Operative/Counterbalance FLT Driver for our client in the Bedfordshire.

Our client is a beverage manufacturing plant based in Dunstable. They are looking to recruit a Production Operative/Counterbalance FLT Driver to join their team on the production line on a Permanent basis.

Working Hours are: Monday-Friday 6am-2pm

The salary is £18,100 (£8.72 per hour) to start increasing to £21,500 (£11.18 per hour) once training and induction is complete (usually 2-6 weeks depending on experience).

Job Purpose

To assist in the safe, effective running of the Production Process Area in accordance with the planned schedule whilst ensuring a safe operation, meeting quality standards and controlling costs and wastage. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To maintain excellent GMP standards at all times, delivering quality standards required of customers and external audits.
  • To manage and control the data collection systems and monitoring processes, ensuring that all documentation and communication is processed and delivered to the cross functional departments.
  • Through a well-managed stock system ensure all materials are controlled to allow all lines to run in accordance to production plans, whilst spotting opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • To carry out any other duties that may be required which are consistent with the responsibilities of the role, this may include covering for Packing Operative roles.


  • The ideal candidate will possess a good level of physical fitness, as there are a lot of manual handling and lifting duties involved with the role.
  • Valid Counterbalance FLT Licence
  • Previous experience of working on in a food production environment is desired.

If you are interested and available, please apply today!

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