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Counterbalance Forklift Driver

Purfleet, Essex
£30,600 to £30,656
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

The Role - Finished Goods Operator

To safely and efficiently operate various types of material handling equipment (counterbalance, reach and electric pallet truck). Utilising the Stock Control System to transfer, store, pick and load finished goods as part of the Warehouse team.

Your Responsibilities

  • Carrying out and record routine daily checks on material handling equipment and reporting any faults.
  • Operating material handling equipment (counterbalance, reach and electric pallet truck) to transfer, store, pick and load finished goods and other materials.
  • Use Stock Control System via either truck mounted tablet or PC to receive tasks, input data and fulfil duties.
  • Labelling finished product and completing relevant documentation in a legible, accurate and timely manner.

Ideal Candidate

  • Current and valid Counterbalance and Reach truck licence.
  • Experience in manufacturing/factory environment beneficial but not essential
  • Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) with good basic Maths & English skills
  • Basic IT skills

The Package

  • Salary £30,656 per annum
  • The hours of work are 40 hours 50 minutes per week inclusive of a daily 30-minute meal break and two fifteen-minute tea breaks based on a three-shift rota of , and over a working week from 0550 Monday to 0600 Saturday.
  • On-site parking
  • Excellent pension scheme personal 6% + 10% company contribution
  • Excellent career opportunities in a world leading company
  • Attractive remuneration including a variety of social benefits e.g., subsidised health & fitness offers
  • Holiday entitlement 25 days + bank holidays
  • Additional benefits and support for maternity and paternity leave
  • All new starters to the business will be enrolled in 'Mental Health Aware' training within three months of joining the business.

Please get in touch with Sophie Barnes for more information about this role.

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  • Job Reference: 706413610-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: Purfleet, Essex
  • Salary: £30,600 to £30,656
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent