Forklift Truck Operator

Hourly rate: £11.00 per hour
Bonus: £1.10 per hour
Working Hours: Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00

To work alongside other departments and transport operator(s) to ensure the smooth running and organisation of the department.

Forklift Truck Operator


Duties will include but will not be limited to:

Forklift operations  - 70%

  • Assisting with the loading / unloading of deliveries
  • Picking stock ready for shipment
  • Operating a forklift truck (FLT) to move and rearrange stock and ensure that products are stored safely and labelled correctly
  • Assisting all department / units with FLT duties when required
  • Emptying recycling skips when required
  • Ensuring a reasonable standard of ‘housekeeping’ and tidiness within the yard
  •  Drive with due care and attention, around site and consideration for others

Quality assurance – 20%

  • Preparing future loads, prestaging and checking
  • Checking for damaged or missing items
  • Assisting with the monthly stock take
  • Ensuring compliance with quality standards
  • Encouraging continuous improvement

Administrative support – 10%

  • Being responsible for creating and printing the relevant labels and / or paperwork
  • Assisting the Transport Manager in the office with the allocation of orders to transport.
  • Assisting the Transport Manager with the booking of transport.
  • Assisting the Transport Manager with ad hoc requests for transport and deliveries onto site.
  • Logging Deliveries in Goods In.


  • Assisting the operators, covering breaks ie, machine setting and / or operating as required



  • Counterbalance forklift license
  • Candidate must have good organisational skills.
  • Candidate must be proactive and show initiative
  • Candidate must possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good PC Skills



  • Hourly Rate £11.00 per hour
  • Bonus* £1.10 per hour (10%) (Paid monthly)
  • Working Hours Monday – Friday 07:00 – 17:00 (45 hrs pw)
  • Annual leave 28 days per annum (inc BH)
  • Pension Employer 3% contribution

*subject to meeting attendance and conduct criteria 

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