Forklift Truck Driver


  • £7.89 per hour
  • Posted: 15/09/2017
  • Bedford MK42 0LF Bedford
  • Job Ref: 405101541
  • Permanent

Job Details

Our client in Bedford requires an accredited Forklift Truck Driver with a Counterbalance Licence for their busy and fast-paced warehouse operation.

The shift available is Monday to Friday 9am-5pm with occasional overtime required, including the odd Saturday or Sunday. Overtime is called at second break.

The pay rate is £7.89 per hour. 37.5 hours plus overtime worked paid per week.

The FLTs do not have cameras so you must be able to safely operate them at height. Each container is of high value so accuracy and attention to detail is important.

Your FLT Licence MUST be ITSSAR or RTITB accredited, have been taken/refreshed within the last three years and you must be prepared to get your FLT licence refreshed after three years of receiving it. You must have a minimum of 12 months recent experience driving a Counterbalance FLT. A practical and theory FLT driving test will be conducted on-site before you can operate the FLT.

As an FLT Driver for this warehouse your duties will include:

FLT Counterbalance driving
Working in a busy warehouse and logistics environment
Loading and unloading goods, manually and using the FLT
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
Working efficiently and effectively as part of a team
Maintaining high levels of Health and Safety
Achieving the targets and job standards set out by the Shift Manager
Being adaptable and flexible in your approach to work
Performing any reasonable request by the Shift Manager

The ideal candidate will hold the following skills and attributes:

Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
Ability to drive MHE and perform manual handling safely
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to work as part of a team and on your own
Good attention to detail
Reliable and polite