Warehouse Operator

Warehouse Operator

Ireland - Mayo: Ballina


Industry: Manufacturing

Contact Name: Daniel Warnock

Contact Email: jobsuccess@icejobs.ie

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Warehouse / Forklift Operator (Temporary – 22 months Contract)

The overall objective of this position will be to perform a wide variety of tasks in the overall operation of the Warehouse. These tasks will be in the materials handling, receiving and shipping areas and will require a high level of computer literacy and physical effort. This role will report to the Warehouse Shift Manager.
This is a Mon – Sat 3 shift rotating shift role therefore flexibility is required.

This is a 22 month contract role, open to both Male and Female Applicants.
What you’ll do for us:

  • Safety – Compliance to Health and Safety procedures
  • Quality – Compliance to Quality standards in line with GMP.
  • Materials handling– Movement of raw materials and finished goods, fork truck driving, bulk tanker unloading, cycle counting, inventory control, receiving and shipping.
  • Receiving – unloading, inspecting, receiving, sampling and locating all ingredients, packaging and finished product that arrives at the plant
  • Production support – ensuring continuous supply of ingredients and packaging to production and filling lines. Support shipping and receiving.
  • Shipping– Inspecting, counting and loading outbound shipments, completing all paperwork, preparing shipment samples, bracing loads
  • Relabel, picking and any other warehouse tasks
  • Operational Excellence– Support the Operational Excellence Program and Continuous Improvement culture in Ballina Beverages.
  • Digitalization – Support the design of Plant of the Future solutions and recommendations.
  • Documentation– Accurate completion of all necessary documentation. Ensure compliance to all documented procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) requirements as outlined in the company procedures.

Key Skills required:

  • Ability to thrive within a supportive team environment.
  • Good understanding of mathematical, mechanical, and communication skills.
  • Solid computer literacy with an eagerness to further develop technical skills
  • Enjoying the dynamic nature of manufacturing and actively contributing to constant improvement efforts.
  • Offering your suggestions on ways to optimize processes to improve overall operational efficiency of the organisation.
  • Being flexible to work different shifts as required.

Educational/Professional Experience:

  • Leaving Certificate or an equivalent qualification (Level 5)
  • Ideally you would have 1 year of Warehouse experience or be interested in gaining experience in this industry.
  • Knowledge of GMP would be beneficial.
  • Previous experience driving a Fork-Lift Truck this would be an advantage.
  • Familiarity with SAP System is advantageous

Job Type: Full-time

  • Company pension
  • Food allowance
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Performance bonus
  • Yearly bonus


  • Leaving Certificate (required)

Work Location: In person

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