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General Worker - Highland Park (ORKNEY) - Highland Park - Orkney

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Ref: 213 Date Posted: Friday 13 Jul 2018
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As the result of additional production volume at the Highland Park Distillery, we are recruiting for a General Worker to help with the increased demand. This will be a varied role, covering holidays, sickness/training absences in both the cooperage and the maltings. This role will involve both day work and shift work. There may also be a requirement in spring to work on the peat hill.

Reporting to the Warehousing Team Leader and Production Team Leader, key responsibilities for this role include:

  • To assist the Warehousing Team Leader/Warehouse Supervisor with all warehousing duties and access to warehouses under HMRC conditions;

  • To carry out basic peat hill duties;

  • To cover some duties required of the Maltman;

  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping;

  • To participate fully in continually improving the way we work on site;

  • To assist with site security cover as required;

  • Full awareness of manual handling risks with this role.

    To succeed in this role you will be able to work very flexibly and adapt easily to different working environments; full training will be given in all areas of the role. The role is manual and candidates will need to take this into consideration.  Excellent health and safety awareness is vital and candidates must demonstrate good problem solving skills. A full UK driving licence is essential and licence to drive a C1 category vehicle would be helpful, but not essential. Please note that success in this role does not guarantee a shift working position onsite in the future.