Forklift Driver

Location: Shaftesbury
Job Type: Temporary
Salary: £9.75
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gap personnel (operating as an employment business) are currently recruiting for several counterbalance forklift drivers for a client based in Shaftesbury, Dorset. This is a temporary position until 24.12.2020.

The duties will include;

  • Load and unload lorries in a safe and efficient manner
  • Move and stack materials
  • Keep production lines supplied with empty containers and packaging materials as needed
  • Spot lorries and allocate stock as needed
  • Rotate floor stock
  • General housekeeping duties in the warehouse or production area and duties as assigned
  • Perform general warehouse duties in order to maintain a smooth operation
  • Inspect and maintain equipment, reporting any faults or wear and tear

Candidates must have either a RTITB counter balance licence or in house licence certificate. Should the licence be out of date the client will hold a refresher course on site but you must have the expired licence.


Monday – Friday although candidates must be available to work Saturdays and Sundays as well as overtime.

Day shifts 07:00am – 18:00pm

From 07:00am-08:00am the pay is £11.56ph, from 08:00am-18:00pm - £9.75ph

Saturday shifts will be shorter hours and will be confirmed by the client – Saturdays paid at £11.56ph if all shifts have been completed during the working week.


Should all shift be completed up until the 24.12.2020 an additional 50p per hour worked.


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