Our busy logistics client in Ridgmont require an accredited Forklift Truck Driver with a Reach and Counterbalance licence for their fast-paced warehouse operation. The position starts immediately and will lead to a permanent job for the right applicant.
The shift pattern is Monday to Friday, 2pm-10pm, plus obligatory overtime when required including weekends on a rotating basis.
The standard pay rate is £9.02 per hour. 37.5 hours plus overtime worked paid per week for the first twelve weeks, 40 hours per week plus overtime thereafter.
The Trucks are mainly diesel and do not have cameras so you must be able to safely operate them at height. Accuracy and attention to detail is important. Although the role is for an FLT Driver, the successful candidate must be prepared to carry out some manual handling tasks as well.
Your FLT Licence must be ITSSAR, AITT or RTITB accredited, have been taken/refreshed within the last three years and you must be prepared to keep your licence up to date. You must have a minimum of 6 months recent experience driving Reach and Counterbalance trucks. A practical and theory forklift test will be conducted on-site before you can operate the MHE.
As an FLT Driver for this warehouse your duties will include:
" FLT Reach and Counterbalance driving
" Working in a busy warehouse and logistics environment
" Loading and unloading high-value goods
" Replenishing products
" Manual handling (as dictated by the warehouse requirements)
" Keeping stock stacked in a safe and organised manner
" Completing paperwork and checking stock delivered
" Maintaining high levels of Health and Safety
" Achieving the targets and job standards set out by the Shift Manager
" Performing any reasonable request by the Shift Manager
The ideal candidate will hold the following skills and attributes:
" Being adaptable and flexible in approach to work
" Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
" Ability to drive MHE and perform manual handling safely
" Working efficiently and effectively as part of a team
" Good attention to detail
" Reliable and polite
Please note that this site is not accessible by bus but Ridgmont train station is a short walk away. You would need to check the train timetable for your location and shift pattern. The site has its' own parking for car and motorbike drivers.
Please call Wendy on 07484 513841 with any questions and to apply.
*Please note that this position is offered by the Pertemps On-Site Team. Please do not contact the local Pertemps branch in order to apply.