Counterbalance Driver

Job Reference: REIND2PG
Location: Redditch

Salary: £9.73-15.64 per hour
Higher pay rate is achieved by: See below for details

Contract Type: Temporary, Full time

Our client, a leading global Glass manufacturing company currently requires Counterbalance Forklift Truck Drivers for an immediate start. The positions will involve a number of duties including loading, unloading, picking and more, using the FLT. The positions offer great career opportunities and a significant pay rise after 12 weeks of service.


  • Large canteen and lockers
  • Friendly team
  • Free parking
  • Brand new site and clean environment
  • Significant pay rises
  • Overtime available and choice of shifts

Working hours;

  • Rotating shifts – 06.00 – 14.00 & 14.00 – 22.00 Monday to Friday
  • OR
  • Fixed afternoon shift – 14.00 – 22.00 Monday to Friday

Pay rate;

  • Starting pay is £9.73 per hour rising to £11.77 per hour after successful trial period


Overtime is paid after 38 hours worked in the week;

  • Pre 12 weeks worked – Overtime is paid at £12.94 per hour
  • Post 12 weeks worked – Overtime is paid at £15.65 per hour

Benefits of working for The Best Connection

  • 28 days paid annual leave
  • Online payslips
  • Weekly pay
  • Pension contribution
  • Optional accident insurance

Additional Benefits & Requirements

  • 28 days Paid Annual Leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
  • Canteen
  • Hourly rate as above (not age dependent)
  • Overtime Available
  • Possible permanent position following a successful trial period
  • Weekend Work

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