Loader

Prefix Systems UK, Blackburn

An opportunity has become available for a Loader to join our growing team at Prefix Systems, a leading conservatory roof system manufacturer.

The preferred candidate will have prior experience working in a manufacturing environment, in particular as part of a warehousing team or in the capacity of a loader.  The role itself involves fast paced manual work, loading and unloading our own vans and lorries, sorting deliveries and generally providing support to team members.  It is essential that you have an enthusiasm for physical, manual handling activity.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Warehousing: knowledge of maximising effective distribution methods.
  • Critical Thinking: using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Communication: an effective communicator at all levels including reading, writing and speaking.
  • Troubleshooting: determining causes of non-conformances and deciding what to do about them.
  • Initiative: ability to work on your own directive without constant supervision.

This is an excellent opportunity for steady, ongoing work throughout the year.

As part of your package you will receive competitive pay, access to training opportunities, enhanced holiday entitlement, an extra holiday for your Birthday, access to the company pension scheme and also our Employee Assistance Programme ‘Healthshield’ on successful completion of your probationary period.

Normal working hours are Monday to Thursday 11am until 8pm and Friday 11am until 7pm.  From time to time you will be required to be flexible with your working hours to accommodate production and delivery demands.  Overtime at an enhanced hourly rate may also be available and required during times of high demand.

Prefix Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Reasonable adjustments will be made wherever practicable on account of a disability to enable you to perform the essential duties of the role.

Your application will be processed in relation to the advertised position only.  Owing to the volume of applicants it is not administratively feasible to respond to unsuccessful applicants, therefore if you do not receive a response to your application within 30 days of submission then you have been unsuccessful at this stage.  Your application will be retained for a period of three months following the close of the recruitment campaign, after which it will be permanently deleted from our systems.

Candidate Requirements

  • Possess a valid, clean driving licence (essential)
  • Possess a forklift licence (desirable but not essential as training can be provided)
  • Experience of shunting (desirable)
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time and meet other physical demands
  • Wear the required Personal Protective Equipment at all times to prevent exposure and risk of injury
  • Be willing to learn new skills
  • Be willing to provide cover for various roles across the shop floor

Apply for this Role

Please complete the form below being sure to provide contact details that allow us to easily reach you and attach a recent C.V. in PDF, MS Word or Text file (max. 1MB size).

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How to Apply

If you’re interested and want to apply for a position with Prefix Systems you can do so in any of the following ways:

  • View one of the available roles and complete the form.
  • Emailing a copy of your C.V. to vacancies@prefixsystems.co.uk (please provide a contact telephone number).
  • Posting a copy of your C.V. with a covering letter to the following address: Vacancies (HR Department), Prefix Systems, Systems House, Cunliffe Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 5UA.

Contact Us

01254 871 800

Prefix UK

Systems House, Cunliffe Road,
Blackburn, Lancashire. BB1 5UA

Opening Hours

Mon – Thurs:  8am to 5pm
Friday:  8am to 4pm