Counterbalance Forklift Truck Driver


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Culture and inclusion
If you're looking for a role where your contribution is just as important as how well your team performs, then we want to hear from you. As a Counterbalance Forklift Truck Driver at Ikea, you will enjoy the close-knit nature of the team you work in, and it's a great way to meet a diverse range of people.
General skills and personal traits
As a Counterbalance Forklift Truck Driver, you will be/have:

  • The ability to follow instructions
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills
  • Excellent concentration and accuracy
  • Organised; this is especially important with the paperwork that is required within this role. For example, records of deliveries and stock received, picking/packing slips, and recording vehicle maintenance checks
  • A team player
  • Strong communication skills
  • A good knowledge of Health & Safety in the workplace
  • The ability to stay focused in busy or loud environments, and not get distracted
  • 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

Main Duties/Responsibilities
In this role you will:

  • Transport goods and materials
  • Unload goods from trucks, ships or aircrafts, and moving them to the correct place
  • Move delivered products from vehicles into the warehouse
  • Stack and palletise product
  • Move pallets of products to and between warehouse racks
  • Manoeuvre the forklift vehicle in tight spaces, and accurately stacking cargo
  • Pick items for delivery orders and loading them
  • Work both alone and as part of a team with efficiency and commitment to complete work and strive to maintain the business performance targets
  • As with any operator of a potentially dangerous transport vehicle, will also be responsible for maintaining the safety of the machine, and ensure health and safety regulations are followed at all times

Location: Yorkshire Way, Armthorpe, Doncaster DN3 3GW


  • Must hold a Counterbalance Forklift Truck licence


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

Culture and inclusion
So, if you want to join our busy, close-knit team that makes you feel immediately part of the family, apply today.

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07/11/2020 13:59:55
GBP 10.50 10.50

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