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VNA Driver

Are you an experienced Reach Forklift Driver looking for a permanent role within a food environment. Our client has an exciting opportunity to secure a permanent position with the opportunity for VNA training and career growth!

About our client:

Our client specialises in premium sliced cooked meats, slow cook meats and premium ready meals, the company believe in fostering talent and providing opportunities for growth within the industry. We're seeking skilled individuals for permanent VNA FLT Driver roles, offering Reach Drivers the chance to transition and thrive within their team.

Position Overview:

Role: Permanent Reach Drivers (With the opportunity to be trained to hold a VNA License). You do not necessarily need to hold an in date License to be considered for this role - However, you must have at least 3 years Reach Driving experience!

Location: Hull (HU7 area)

Type: Full-time

Shifts: 4 on 4 off (days and nights available)

Job Purpose:

Supporting the Shift Manager to ensure the effective running of the Chilled Warehouse operation on a 4 on 4 off shift rotation. Ensuring timely picking of products as per production plans, following Health and Safety regulations, food safety legislation, and customer quality standards. Efficient storage, stock control operations, and maintaining traceability are vital aspects of this role.

Job Context:

Reporting directly to the Shift Manager, your responsibilities include picking, returning products timely with full traceability, ensuring area GMP standards are audit-ready, and moving Dolavs or Pallets as required.

Food Safety:

Understanding and implementing statutory, legal, food safety, and customer requirements within established company procedures is crucial.


Responsibility for ensuring compliance with VNA licensing, Food safety, H&S courses, operating scanners, and completing stock checks.

Job Dimensions:

  • Product Despatch
  • Stock Control
  • GMP
  • Internal Auditing
  • KPIs
  • Documentation
  • Internal/External Customer Service

Key Result Areas:

  • Stock accuracy 100%
  • No downtime due to unpicked products
  • GMP scores
  • Completion of stock takes and relevant paperwork
  • Reduction in labeling errors and damaged stock

Key Activities:

  • Safe receipt, storage, and despatch of goods
  • Management of product returns
  • Adhering to operating guidelines and customer Codes of Practice
  • Maintaining traceability systems

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Previous forklift experience (Reach / VNA)
  • Warehouse or despatch department experience
  • Scanning experience
  • Familiarity with stock systems and stocktaking processes
  • Computer literacy (MS Office)

How to Apply:

If you are ready to take on a permanent FLT Driver role with growth opportunities and have the skills and experience mentioned, please send your CV and cover letter to

Reach Recruitment recruit for Temporary, Temp-to-Perm and Permanent opportunities working across Manufacturing & Industrial, Engineering & Technical, Sales & Marketing sectors throughout the region.

If this role is not suitable for you, we would be happy to have an informal discussion regarding any future opportunities.

While we will endeavour to respond to every applicant personally, on occasion this is not always possible, therefore, if you have not heard back from us within 14 days of applying, you have been unsuccessful.

FLT Driver
Job Posted: 
Mon, 01 Apr 2024
Closing Date: 
Tue, 30 Apr 2024

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