Shred-it Shredding Specialist / Warehouse Operative in Dublin, Ireland

Location: Dublin

Remuneration: Competitive


The Shredding Specialist/Warehouse Operative is responsible for receiving, segregating and loading waste paper into a paper shredder as well as various traditional warehouse support duties. The Shredding Specialist/Warehouse Operative is a member of the local operations team who coordinates the parking of all trucks in preparation for the next day. The Shredding Specialist/Warehouse Operative must be a team player and contribute to a safe and harmonious work environment.

The Shredding Specialist/Warehouse Operative maintains Shred-its policies, standards, and practices and ensures adherence to Shred-it’s Vision, Mission and Values.


  • Unloads shredded paper, media, and product from Shred-it’s trucks at the assigned branch nightly.

  • Operates and maintains baling machinery at the branch.

  • Ensures all paper bales are staged or loaded for shipment as required.

  • Performs shredding operations in support of Shred-it’s off-site shredding program.

  • Safeguards plant hardware and equipment by locking and activating security systems.

  • Operates forklifts and performs preventative maintenance on forklifts as required.

  • Maintains a clean and safe working area according to Shred-It and NAID standards

  • Ensures that truck shredder compartments and cabs are cleaned nightly in accordance with company guidelines.

  • Performs weekly, monthly and yearly preventative maintenance on all equipment.

  • Maintain a responsible approach to all security and safety matters related to the operation of Shred-it following the company’s policies and procedures at all times bringing the manager's attention to any and all areas of concern.


  • Full driver’s licence preferable

  • Minimum of one year of experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment preferred.

  • Basic knowledge of forklift truck driving and maintenance.

  • Minimum of six months as a certified forklift driver is considered an asset.

  • Ability to withstand the physically strenuous demands of lifting up to 80 pounds.

  • Satisfactory police / criminal check.