Fork Lift Truck driver

Location: Wythenshawe,Greater Manchester
Position Type: Temporary
Rate information/Working hours: £8.50 - +overtime

Fork Lift Truck Driver

Hours: Monday until Friday 7am – pm + Overtime available

Rate: £8.50/hr

HEADS Recruitment (who operates as a recruitment business) is looking for Fork Lift Truck Drivers (Counterbalance or Reach ) on behalf of one of our Clients in Wythenshawe/Altrincham, who is one of the biggest and busiest local food producers, operating within nationwide range.

Fork Lift Truck Drivers (Counterbalance/ Reach)

The Role

As a forklift truck operator, your main duties would include:

  • Loading and unloading goods from vehicles such as lorries or vans
  • Performing other warehouse tasks like picking, packing and despatch
  • Moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility
  • Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following stock control instructions
  • Checking loads are secure
  • Checking deliveries (Goods In) and booking stock into the computer system
  • Carry out relevant paperwork
  • Stacking empty pallets
  • Stock rotation (i.e BBE dates)
  • Performing daily equipment checks, for example recharging the truck’s battery
  • Carry out Manual Handling tasks as you may be asked to work physically

The Candidate

To be successful, you need to:

  • Have a previous experience in operating Counterbalance truck or Reach Truck
  • Have a valid license/certificate to operate FLT Counterbalance or Reach
  • Have a previous experience in picking, packing using location system as well as handheld scanners
  • Have a previous experience in loading and unloading wagons and lorries
  • Be punctual and reliable
  • Be able to organise and prioritise workload
  • Be computer literate
  • Have a good numeracy and literacy skills

Successful candidates will be invited to a local interview where they will be asked to present a valid FLT Counterbalance / Reach certificate/license (RTITB, ITSSAR or equivalent).

To apply for this position, please send your up-to-date CV to email provided.

Contact: Heads A Industrial Division (
Posted on website: 01/02/2018

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