Albert Bartlett is a progressive British family brand, established in 1948 and dedicated to providing quality potatoes for delicious meals.

Our Values are what drive us to be the very best at what we do:

Family Heritage; Honest; Potato experts; Progressive

We want Albert Bartlett to be a world famous household brand, renowned for quality and expertise in own label and branded potatoes and potato products. We aim to be an innovative and improving company that exceeds our customers’ expectations while operating in an environmentally responsible and sustainable way. The business prides itself on a strong-family feel environment.

We currently have roles available within our Fresh Intake Department. Successful candidates will have a Counterbalance Forklift Licence. Experience working within a similar environment will add weight to your application, but don’t let that put you off.

Job Description

Our Intake Forklift Drivers are responsible for the following:

  • Unloading of incoming product and recording of product information
  • Identify incoming product by liaising with department managers
  • Unload product to vehicles as per loading lines
  • Ensure boxes are correctly stacked in allocated bays
  • Liaise with department managers with regards to all quality issues
  • Loading machines with raw product to be packed
  • Liaise with machine supervisors (intake) for information on required product
  • Retrieve required product from warehouse bays
  • Stack product boxes onto machines
  • Remove empty boxes from machines and stack outside in allocated bays

Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

Shift Pattern & Rate of Pay (Options Available):

  • Day-Shift: Mon to Fri 8.30 to 16.30 + Every 3rd Sat 08.30 to job finish (depending on customer orders). £10.75 per hour.
  • Back-Shift: Sun 09.00 to 17.00, Mon to Thu 17.00 to 01.00 + Every 3rd Sat 08.30 to job finish (depends on customer orders). £11.00 per hour + 0.50p shift allowance.

Please indicate which shift is preferable when you contact us.

Company Benefits

Some of our benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • NEST Pension Scheme
  • Annual Leave – 31 days (including bank hols)
  • Serviced Canteen
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Long service awards
  • Free parking
  • Ride to Work Scheme

The Successful Applicant

Skills & Experience

  • Ability to record accurate load information
  • Ability to count accurately
  • Ability to work independently and carry out tasks with little supervision
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills
  • Forklift/Counterbalance Licence, Pallet Truck Licence
  • Experience of forklift truck / pallet truck driving in fast moving environment
  • Good Communication Skills

All applicants should hold a valid Counterbalance Forklift Licence and have previous working experience operating them.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, keen to learn, be a good team player, have an ability to pay attention to detail, and have a strong sense of good customer service. The role will involve attaining Company production targets to satisfy customer demands, very often to tight schedules.


If you meet the criteria above then please send your CV plus a note of the preferred shift pattern to: