Forklift driver

Job Details

The Company:

Our well-established client specialize in the design and manufacture of innovative, high-performance packaging, from simple corrugated cardboard boxes to highly engineered transit packaging for a multitude of applications and industries. Operating out a modern production facility on the outskirts of Swindon, Wiltshire, the company works with clients both locally and throughout the UK.

The Role:

We are looking for an experienced Forklift Driver with valid licenses in Reach and Counter Balance to work in a busy warehouse. The role involves Forklift and general warehouse duties, therefore, communication and computer literacy skills are essential. The role will be 85% forklift 15% general warehouse.

The warehouse holds a wide range of stock items for our customers. You must be self – motivated and able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team. Accuracy and efficiency are key to this role as you will be responsible for the final presentation of Customer products.

Responsibilities:

  • Operating a lift truck safely in a busy warehouse.
  • Receiving and correctly allocating stocks from our production department
  • Locating and picking stocks for customer orders.
  • Loading vehicles for daily deliveries.
  • Unloading and locating of any customer returns or supplier collections.
  • Barcode scanning and locating of stock using the warehouse management system.

Qualifications / Experience / Skillset:

  • Able to carry out physical work picking, packing and moving parcels.
  • Current and valid accredited forklift training certificates (both Reach and Counterbalance)
  • Experience of safely loading and unloading vehicles.
  • Experience of locating and picking stock from a racked warehouse.
  • Basic computer skills.

Hours: 7:30am to 16:00pm Monday to Friday

Pay: £8.60 per hour

Temp – permanent (12 weeks)