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FLT Driver

£9.99 per hour
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FLT Counterbalance (Backshift)

40 hours per week – 16.00 – 00.30 £9.99 per hour

Our client is a family business and one of the leading privately-owned palletised transport organisations in the UK. Established in 1979 they operate across 10 sites in England and Scotland with over 420 employees and 175 vehicles. They offer a wide range of delivery solutions to many satisfied customers while maintaining the highest standards of safety and professional conduct.

They are rapidly expanding and require an additional Forklift Driver to join their team based at their Irthlingborough site.  Immediate start available.

About the FLT Driver role:

Reporting directly to the shift supervisor, as a backshift FLT Counterbalance Driver you will be responsible for the following daily tasks;

  • Unloading inbound shipments safely and moving pallets to warehouse and canopy floor.
  • Efficiently stacking and storing the palletised freight in the appropriate areas and onto the correct vehicles
  • Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage. Also, ensuring all pallets are labelled with the correct Mandata label, reporting any quality/quantity variances to the Traffic Supervisor.
  • Efficiently move palletised freight from warehouse/canopy floor to correct outbound vehicle
  • Daily, inspect forklift trucks and, if necessary, report any defects found
  • Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety complying with all Health and Safety legislation
  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area, assisting in maintaining the tidiness of the warehouse, canopy and trailers whenever required
  • Raise any H&S issues, incidents or accidents directly to the Shift Supervisor or Depot Manager

About You;

We are looking for a candidate who holds all the required qualifications and skills to undertake and thrive in this role, including;

  • An RTITB or equivalent counterbalance FLT certificate is an essential requirement.
  • Previous counterbalance experience is essential for this fast-paced environment
  • You will be required to load and unload heavy goods vehicles
  • Working from Monday – Friday nights 16:00 – 00.30hrs

How to apply for the FLT Driver role:

If you have the desired skills and experience and would like to be considered for this FLT Driver role, click ‘apply’ and watch out for an email explaining the next steps to complete your application.

You must be eligible to work in the UK

Strictly no agencies

Suitable skills and experience include: Transfer Driver, FLT driver, Class 1 Class 2 Driver, HGV Driver