Reach Forklift Truck Driver


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Skills focus
As a qualified Forklift Driver, there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and experience within our manufacturing company. At Ikea, we are always on the lookout for hard-working, competent Reach Forklift Truck Drivers so apply with us today.
General skills
As a Reach Forklift Truck Driver, you will have:

  • Formal training and experience operating reach fork lift trucks*
  • A good knowledge of Health & Safety in the workplace
  • The ability to meet the physical demands of the job - this would encompass manual handling/picking/moving of boxes, as well as using machinery
  • The ability to operate machinery including forklifts and pallet jacks
  • Good organisational skills
  • The ability to follow instructions
  • Being able to stay focused in busy or loud environments, and not get distracted
  • Basic math skills to make load calculation and estimate lifting height and covered distances (ie. to the standard required to get the licence)
  • Basic literacy is advantageous

Personal traits
You will be:

  • Reliable and dependable
  • Mature and able to work sensibly is very important - operating any forklift has the potential to be dangerous and cause injury or damage, so you will be required to take the job seriously and always act with a high level of professionalism
  • Strong when it comes to attention to detail
  • Someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and able to work efficiently
  • Flexible and willing to take on a variety of tasks
  • Someone who enjoys working systematically and productively
  • A team player with a positive attitude

Main Duties/Responsibilities
In this role you will:

  • Store, pick and move stock as required using a reach Forklift Truck
  • Ensure stock is placed in the correct areas and codes accurately
  • Move delivered products from vehicles into the warehouse
  • Stack and palletise product
  • Move pallets of products to and between warehouse racks
  • Use automatic and manual packing machines, scales and printing devices, label and manage inventory
  • Work both alone and as part of a team with efficiency and commitment to complete work and strive to maintain the business performance targets
  • Ensure the relevant paperwork or PC-based data entry/scanning is complete for each of task
  • Be responsible for vehicle maintenance and adhering to health and safety regulations
  • Noticing when machinery isn't working properly and acting appropriately
  • Be required to accurately move loads in confined spaces and estimate the weights of loads
  • Duties may also include using other equipment types including hand trucks, counterbalance forklifts

Location: Ikea Yorkshire Way, Armthorpe, Doncaster DN3 3GW


  • Reach Fork Lift Truck licence


  • Experience working in a warehouse or factory, or driving professionally

Skills focus
So if you're looking for an organisation that really values your skills, then apply with us today.

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07/11/2020 13:40:07
GBP 10.50 10.50

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