Material Handler

Job Reference: WM – 2330

Location: Maidstone

Salary: £22,500 - £24,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Material Handler


  • Ensure material is always available for the various manufacturing departments
  • Ensure bagged materials are kept in an orderly fashion around the site and within the factory areas.
  • Operate a Kanban system for materials to ensure stock availability.
  • Liaise with production manager and leaders to support the use of recycled materials.
  • Support with the loading recycled material systems
  • Actively promote the use of recycled materials at all times.
  • Monitor the scrap circuit in order to reduce the level of contamination or mixed materials in cages.
  • Ensure DCE waste and central vacuum waste is separated to reduce the disposal cost.
  • Openly encourage and support OCS (Operation Clean Sweep) activities.
  • Carry out housekeeping to OCS standards around the materials yard and in mixing.
  • Provide relief cover for Moulding and Extrusion grinding.
  • Assist with loading and unloading lorries.
  • Report any leaks around Dry blend and College road silos.

About You:

  • Good communicator – in person and by phone and email.
  • Manual handling ability.
  • Good understanding of different materials.
  • Licences for appropriate MHE including Combi trucks.
  • Knowledge of the grinding and pulverising machines.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Positive attitude at all times.
  • Ability to pick up a phone.

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK