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Forklift Truck Driver / Counterbalance Driver / Warehouse Operative

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Forklift Truck Driver / Counterbalance Driver / Warehouse Operative required for a business to business logistics, parcel, pallet and courier company, based in Cannock, Staffordshire, West Midlands.

Job Title: Forklift Truck Driver / Counterbalance Driver / Warehouse Operative

Package: We are currently recruiting for 2 FLT Drivers, with the following hours of work:

AM/ Morning role

This could be 30 hours or 40 hours per week.

30 Hours

6 am to 12 noon, Tuesday to Saturday.

40 Hours

6 am to 3 pm, Tuesday to Friday

6 am to 12 noon, Saturday.

PM/ Afternoon & Evening Role

This could be 30 hours or 40 hours per week.

30 Hours

3 pm to 9 pm, Monday to Friday.

42.5 Hours

12 noon to 9 pm, Monday to Friday

Rate of pay;

Under 25: £7.78 per hour, + monthly attendance bonus (after probationary period).

Over 25: £7.83 per hour, + monthly attendance bonus (after probationary period).

Area: Cannock

Staffordshire / West Midlands / Walsall, Cannock, Lichfield, Hednesford, Burntwood, Brownhills,

Product: Business to Business Logistics, Parcels, Pallet and Courier Company, providing first class service at all times.

Job Description:

Forklift Truck Driver / Counterbalance Driver / Warehouse Operative required for a business to business logistics, parcels, pallets and courier company responsible for transporting parcels, pallets and other shipments, throughout the UK and internationally.

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:-

General FLT work with Parcels and Pallets in a busy, fast paced, logistics environment

To ensure pallets and parcels are loaded and unloaded from vehicles in accordance with operational requirements. This will include both single and double decker Curtain sider trailers and a variety of other vehicles.

To move Parcels and Pallets around the Warehouse as required.

Maintain a clean and safe work environment.

Adhere to Health and Safety procedures at all times.

Other general Warehouse duties as required, according to the needs of the business, including:

1. To unload parcels from incoming collection vehicles and load onto the track.

2. To check the weight and delivery service are shown correctly on the labels as appropriate and re-label if necessary.

3. To scan the parcels as they are loaded onto the track using the hand-held scanner.

4. To unload the parcels from the track and load into the outbound parcel cages.

5. To load the trunk vehicles so that they leave for their destinations on time.

6. To liaise between the Warehouse and the office in order to resolve any problems.

7. To undertake general housekeeping duties in the Warehouse in order to ensure a clean, healthy and safe working environment is maintained.

Key Skills / Experience:

Previous FLT counterbalance driving experience is essential.

Valid FLT Counterbalance License / certificates.

Previous experience in logistics, parcels, pallets industry is desirable.

Previous Warehouse Operative Experience.

Pleasant disposition

Physically fit

Other General Requirements;

Organised

- Flexible

- Good listener

- Team Player

- Ability to multi task and work on own initiative when required

- Good communication and inter-personal skills

- Reliable and trustworthy

Job Title: Forklift Truck Driver / Counterbalance Driver / Warehouse Operative

Package: We are currently recruiting for 2 roles, with the following hours of work:

AM/ Morning role

This could be 30 hours or 40 hours per week.

30 Hours

6 am to 12 noon, Tuesday to Saturday.

40 Hours

6 am to 3 pm, Tuesday to Friday

6 am to 12 noon, Saturday.

PM/ Afternoon & Evening Role

This could be 30 hours or 40 hours per week.

30 Hours

3 pm to 9 pm, Monday to Friday.

42.5 Hours

12 noon to 9 pm, Monday to Friday

Rate of pay;

Under 25: £7.78 per hour, + monthly attendance bonus (after probationary period).

Over 25: £7.83 per hour, + monthly attendance bonus (after probationary period).

Area: Cannock

Area: Cannock, Staffordshire / West Midlands / Walsall, Cannock, Lichfield, Hednesford, Burntwood, Brownhills,

If you are interested then forward your CV as a word attachment to Frazer.

Required skills

  • Fork Lift
  • Logistics
  • Pallets
  • Warehouse
  • Forklift Operator

Reference: 35040138

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