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 within our Fresh and Chilled Food Manufacturing environments. 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

The Despatch Forklift Driver/Customer Order Picker is responsible order picking finished product for despatch to our customers, this will involve both manual handling to pick the orders as well as operating a forklift truck, using handheld scanners and general housekeeping.

Our Forklift Truck Driver/Order Picker is responsible for:

  • Service production lines by use of forklift truck and take away finished product and store safely and correctly in the despatch fridge area.
  • Load product to vehicles as per loading lines.
  • Pick all daily customer orders.
  • Use a daily customer pick sheet manifest.
  • Pick all customer orders with a scanner.
  • Pick all stock in correct date rotation for outload.

Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

Shift Pattern & Rate of Pay (Options Available):

  • Chill Area Day-Shift: Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm and every 2nd Saturday (£10.75 per hour).
  • Chill Area Back-Shift: Sunday 8-4.30pm Monday – Thursday 4.30pm – 1am and every 2nd Saturday (£10.75 per hour + 0.50p shift allowance).
  • Fresh: Sunday 9-5pm, Monday – Thursday 5-pm 1am (£10.75 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

Essential Skills

  • 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
  • Experience of forklift truck / pallet truck driving in fast moving environment
  • Good Communication Skills

Personal Skills / Attributes

  • Good team worker; Works to a high degree of accuracy
  • Smart appearance; pleasant manner; easy to work with
  • Team Player, with a flexible approach to working
  • Hard working
  • Willing to learn new tasks
  • Can work on own initiative or as part as a team, practical and pragmatic

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: