Forklift Counterbalance - Stevenage - Permanent

Job Ref: JO-2105-17004
Sector: Warehouse
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 26 May 2021
  • Stevenage, Hertfordshire SG1 2GD Stevenage Hertfordshire Midlands SG1 2GD
  • £24,710 - £27,348 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow
  • 01582 401 636
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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 Counter Balance Fork Lift Truck Driver at a market leading, forward thinking and expanding client based in Stevenage, SG1, you will enjoy the close-knit nature of the teams you work in, and it's a great way to meet a diverse bunch of people.

As a Counterbalance Forklift Truck Driver, 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

MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK A 4 ON 4 OFF SHIFT ROTA BASIS INC. 06.00 - 14.00 AND 14.00 - 22.00 - This client will mover to a 24/7 shift in the future so nights and weekends will become part of the working week

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Counter Forklift Truck Driver, 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, sit-down forklifts, stand-up forklifts, cherry-pickers, clamp and reach forklifts, industrial lift trucks, and pallet jacks


  • Counterbalance Fork Lift Truck license - if it has recently expired client may pay for refresh.

Desirable but not necessary:

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

So if you want to work in a progressive environment where excellent skills are taken a step further, apply today.

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26/06/2021 13:29:54
GBP 24710.00 24710.00

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