Reach and Counter Balance Drivers

Job Ref: FLT/HW/001
Sector: Transport & Logistics
Date Added: 15 November 2017
  • Erdington, West Midlands, West Midlands, England
  • £11.40 - £12.12 per Hour
  • Blue Arrow Birmingham
  • 0121 632 4477

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Looking for great pay rates and prospect of a permanent job role for the new year?

Blue Arrow are currently looking to recruit Forklift Drivers with Counter Balance and Reach licences for a leading distribution company based in Erdington, Birmingham.

Our client operates within the Automotive sector distributing various component parts to a world leading Manufacturing operation.
This is a fast paced working environment where efficiency, accuracy, quality and health & safety are important in equal measure.

Duties would include:
- Safe and efficient operation of Counter Balance & Reach Forklift trucks
- Processing paperwork and operating IT systems
- Order picking and manual handling(at times the work can be physically demanding)
- General warehousing duties

Successful candidates will need to demonstrate the following:
- Current Reach or Counter Balance licence(ideally both)
- Previous forklift driving experience gained within the last 12 months
- Flexible approach to working a shift rota system
- Ability to work within a team
- Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
- Desire for long term employment

Please note that all successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal record check and pre employment drug and alcohol tests.

Shift times:
Early, Late & Night shifts on a 2 weekly rotation

Pay & Benefits:
£11.40 per hour - rate increase to £12.12 per hour on completion of 12 months service.
33 days paid holiday
Free uniform
Pension after qualifying period

Recruitment Open Day Wednesday 29th November 2017.