Counterbalance Forklift Truck Driver

Job Ref: JO-2010-12341
Sector: Warehouse
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 07 October 2020
  • Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN3 3GW Doncaster South Yorkshire Midlands DN3 3GW
  • £10.50 per Hour
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Skills focus
If you're looking for Forklift Truck Driver role where you will be supported in broadening your skill range, then we want to hear from you at Ikea. Working as a counterbalance FLT driver is a useful stepping-stone towards becoming a reach FLT driver and will make you more employable.
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


  • Must hold a Counterbalance Forklift Truck licence


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


  • Yorkshire Way, Armthorpe, Doncaster DN3 3GW

Working Patterns:



Working on rotation, 5 days per week, 3 weekends out of 4

So, if you're looking for a flexible shift pattern, with the option to pick up extra shifts then apply with us today.

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