Forklift Driver (Counterbalance)

Location: Milton Keynes
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £24,694 per annum + OT over 48 hours
Reference: Forklift-MK
Contact Name: Darja Gladkich
Expiry Date: 2022-05-31

Forklift Driver (Counterbalance)  – IMMEDIATE START – MILTON KEYNES

gap personnel acting as an employment business are recruiting for production operatives on a temporary basis with the view to go permanent  based in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.

The site offers superb, modern production facilities and operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will work closely with the shift leaders and senior management to ensure each product is prepared, packaged, and dispatched on time for customer delivery.

Reporting directly to the shift leader your duties will included:


  • Preparing recipes in batches to order, ensuring product specification ratios are adhered to.
  • Use of Forklift to unload and load of deliveries
  • Use of Forklift to place pallets within warehouse and production areas
  • Operating equipment within the production rooms and store areas using health and safety rules, while maintaining targeted output with minimal interruption.
  • Loading and unloading machines and packaging finished goods.


The ideal candidate:

  • Previous FMCG experience essential.
  • In Date Counterbalance licence essential
  • Well-organised and able to work unsupervised.
  • Be able to follow procedures to KPI standards.
  • Good understanding of English, Maths and Comprehension

Working hours are:

  • 4 on and 4 off shift pattern (2 days 0600 to 1800 / 2 days 1800 to 0600) and then 4 days off

The annual salary for the role is:

£24,694 per annum + OT over 48 hours 

Considerations before applying:

  • Are you able to work the set shift pattern?
  • Do you have experience within food manufacturing?
  • Are you able to commute to site for the set start times?


To apply for this Forklift Driver Role position, please either submit your CV via the ‘apply now’ button or get in touch with gap personnel in Swindon on Office Call – 01793 431746

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