Forklift Driver Counterbalance

  • Full Time
  • Witham
  • £12.43 - £14.92 per hour GBP / Hour
  • Salary: ££12.43 - £14.92 per hour

Website LKA Recruitment

We are looking for a Forklift Driver for our client based in Witham.

Our Client is an established, award winning provider of international logistic and freight services, and we provide a wide range of tailored solutions for clients’ throughout the UK, Europe and Globally across all Worldwide trade routes.

The client understand that global trade and industry markets are continually changing and expanding to meet customer needs. That’s why our logistics, air, sea/ocean freight forwarding, road haulage & distribution and warehousing solutions are not only flexible but are tailored to meet clients’ individual and ever-changing requirements.

Job Description:

  • The role will entail the efficient receipt, storage and dispatch of all customers’ goods to ensure they are received and dispatched appropriately and productivity to established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Unloading and loading cargo to and from warehouse and vehicles by using a forklift truck, pallet truck or by hand.
  • Loading international groupage trailers in accordance with loading plans Pick and pack orders to ensure they are delivered on time and in full.
  • Wrap and unwrap of goods.
  • Stock management
  • Check loads for damaged or missing items upon receipt
  • Keep careful records of everything that comes in and goes out of the warehouse
  • Daily housekeeping within the Warehouse and site.
  • Prioritise assigned daily work.
  • Perform all assigned duties effectively, safety and efficiently.

Hours of Work
Monday – Friday
Rotating Shifts Preferred- Days, Noons & Nights
May consider 08:00 – 17:30 or 09:00 – 18:30
42.5 hours per week
£12.43 an hour

Requirements

  • Applicants must have worked in a warehouse environment before and have previous loading/unloading vehicles using a counterbalance forklift
  • Counterbalance forklift truck driving certificate essential
  • Previous experience in loading international groupage trailers would be an advantage
  • Order pick and stock count
  • Basic numeracy, literacy and computer skills
  • Ability to function well as part of a team
  • Diligent attention to detail and attention to safety
  • Ability to work under pressure
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