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Forklift driver

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  • Tamworth, Staffordshire, England
  • Temp to perm,
  • FLT / MHE,
  • 23/11/2023
Job description

Our prestigious client is looking for a number of Forklift drivers to join their energetic team. This is a brand-new site based in Dordon, Tamworth B78


Shifts available:

Tuesday to Saturday Rotating Shifts 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm

£12.15/hour and a bonus of £2.43/hour after 6pm

Overtime paid x1.5 and double paid

The management team are really friendly and approachable, and an extra benefit is the company believes that no worker should have to pay for your own meal whilst at work, so you get 1 free meal of your choice from the menu (hot or cold) per shift provided for you.

Job Role:

  • Loading and unloading stock and products from containers
  • Loading/unloading stock on the warehouse racking
  • Moving stock around the warehouse to make space for new products arriving
  • Using hand scan guns to check stock from lorries and allocate them into the correct location
  • Manual loading/off-loading smaller stock items, some heavy lifting may be required
  • Working as a team to meet targets in all areas of the warehouse

The successful candidate will:

  • FLT Counterbalance experience required
  • All in-date FLT counterbalance certificates are accepted
  • In house certificates by Npors, RTITB and ITSSAR accepted
  • Be happy to work a combination of truck and general warehouse tasks when needs be
  • Take a drug & alcohol test at induction
  • Work as a team to ensure the smooth process of stock control
  • Be looking for a long term job

After 12 weeks there will be opportunities to go permanent and below all these great benefits will apply to you:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Private dental insurance
  • Pension scheme with options for 5% employee, 10% employer
  • Bonus scheme
  • Online and high street discounts
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Death in service policy
  • Staff discounts
  • Reward and recognition platforms
  • Opportunities for extended training on different trucks


On assessment day all candidates are required to undertake a drugs and alcohol test.

If you would be interested in this role then please apply here.

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