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Forklift Truck Driver

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Fastnet has a great opportunity for an experienced forklift truck driver within in an industrial environment. The environment is located on the outskirts of the city, therefore not located on or near a bus route so travel to work may need some prior planning if you do not have a car.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Moving delivered products from vehicles into the warehouse then stacking and palletising products.
  • Moving pallets of products to and between warehouse racks.
  • Utilising many equipment types including hand trucks, counterbalance forklifts, sit down forklifts, stand up forklifts, cherry-pickers, clamp and reach forklifts, industrial lift trucks, and pallet jacks.
  • Using automatic and manual packing machines, scales and printing devices, labelling, and managing inventory

In this role you will be working both alone and as part of a team with efficiency and commitment to complete your work and strive to maintain the business performance targets.

This role best suits upbeat and self-motivated individuals who enjoy working systematically and productively. The fast paced and energised environment relies on organisation and efficiency and with so much ground to cover in the line of duty it is important to ensure that you have a moderate level of fitness to enable you to comfortably carry out your tasks.

Picking and packing products, even when using machinery to help can involve a substantial amount of manual handling including bending, stretching, stooping, stepping, reaching, and lifting. Having a good range of mobility is important to ensure you can work safely within health and safety regulations without placing undue strain on your body.

Skills and attributes needed as a Forklift Driver

  • Reach or Counterbalance Forklift Qualification
  • Good organisational skills
  • Reliability and dependability
  • Literacy & numeracy
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Self-motivated
  • Upbeat and energised
  • Flexible and willing take on a variety of tasks
  • Team player

Rate of pay and hours of work.

  • £10.21 per hour
  • 14.30pm-02.00 Mondays
  • 14.30pm -01.30am Tuesday to Thursday. 

For more information or apply for this position, please call Stacey on 02476 243678 or email stacey@fastnet.group. 

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