Forklift Driver

  • Permanent
  • Crawley
  • Salary: £19,293 - 21,463

This is a superb role, working for a company that offers opportunity, progression and recognition.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Counterbalance Forklift Driver and / or Reach Truck Driver to join this friendly team. 

Responsibilities to Include:

  • A varied role of loading and unloading vehicles, picking stock and general warehouse duties.
  • Forklift Driving adhering to safe operating and health and safety practices
  • Loading and unloading of freight
  • Keeping the yard and warehouse clean and tidy
  • Completing all administration to a high level of accuracy for inbound and outbound freight
  • Scanning and labelling freight
  • Check weighing, reporting damages or defecting freight
  • Carrying out forklift safety checks
  • Reporting of hazards and any near miss or accidents
  • Ensure security of warehouse freight
  • Develop and maintain positive customer relationships
  • Adhere to health and safety policy, and other requirements relating to the care of equipment
  • Working Monday-Friday on various shifts from 7am-4pm or 11am-8pm with rostered Saturdays (half days) every 8 weeks. You will need to be flexible and willing to work overtime at busy periods and be confident at working to tight deadlines.

Requirements of Role:

  • A good level of fitness is needed as manual handling is required.
  • Must hold a forklift licence
  • 1 year + Counterbalance driving experience or Reach Truck driving experience

Salary and Benefits:

  • Overtime rates paid after 9 hours worked daily at 1.25hrs
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Pension
  • Work social events
  • Development, training and progression for employees.

Contact us now to discuss an interview.

To apply for this job email your details to tessa@massonappointments.co.uk.

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