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G-Tekt Europe Manufacturing Ltd

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G-Tekt Europe Manufacturing Ltd
Gloucester Business Park
Golf Club Lane

Tel: 01452 632133

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Fork Lift/Material Handling Instructor - Trainer


Division:   Health & Safety Division
Reporting to:   Health & Safety Manager

Post Definition/Purpose:

The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting the Health, Safety and Environment
Manager with the delivery of all Mechanical Handling Equipment based training for the promotion of
a positive safety culture.

The role will be based across all UK facilities (2 facilities in Gloucester & 2 facilities in South Wales).

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote a culture of working safely by working in a safe manner at all times complying with company Health & Safety and environmental standards.
  • Delivery of all lift truck based vocational training across all UK facilities.
  • Coordination of the lift truck vocational training system, including the scheduling of training.
  • Assisting with health & safety improvement activities and the promotion of a positive safety culture within the business.
  • Completion of audits to ensure compliance of departmental policies & standards, this includes monitoring the safe use of mechanical handling equipment.
  • Ensure employees are adhering to the Company health & safety standards and processes regarding safety at work.
  • Proactively contributing at health & safety employee representative meetings.
  • Liaising with specialist contractors (such as Toyota) for fork lift truck related issues including PUWER & LOLER inspections and or servicing.
  • Provide assistance in accident investigation reporting.
  • Contribute to wider business training requirements, such as health & safety training.
  • Meeting all training based KPIs.
  • To be prepared to undertake and support other reasonable requests made by the Health, Safety and Environmental Manager.

Skills & Abilities

  • Previous busy factory/manufacturing experience is desirable.
  • Good PC skills with use of Microsoft programmes such as Word/Teams/Excel etc.
  • Must be approachable and flexible.
  • Must be able to complete overtime when required.
  • Must have an impeccable time & attendance record.
  • Confident, diplomatic with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Practical hands on approach to problem solving.
  • Possess a high level of integrity & confidentiality
  • Ability to show resilience under pressure and have a flexible approach to support the requirements of the department, dealing with change and unexpected events.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Valid RTITB lift truck instructor’s certificate & 2 years minimum previous lift truck training experience essential.
  • PPT & MEWP instructor licences desirable.
  • A Health & Safety certificate such as IOSH Managing Safely desirable
  • Full UK driving licence required.


  • 25 days holiday (mostly fixed with plant shut downs) + 8 Bank holidays
  • 37.5 hour week worked Monday to Friday.
  • Permanent contract.
  • Monthly paid
  • Paid Overtime (up to 1.5 hours compulsory overtime per day depending on business need)
  • Competitive Salary
  • 20%shift allowance if asked to work a PM shift
  • Work wear provided
  • Free Parking
  • Hours of work - 08.00 – 16.30 Monday to Thursday/Friday 08.00 – 15.30.

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