FLT Counterbalance FLT Reach Driver

Job ref. TEHZFLT


£13.04 per hour


Contract: Full time

Higher pay rate is achieved by: Working Overtime

  • Own transport required

The Best Connection is currently seeking Forklift Counterbalance and Reach Drivers for one of our well established clients in Hortonwood area with £13.04ph

The working hours will be working:

  • Continental 4 on / 4 off shift pattern - permanent days 
  •   06:00- 18:00 - 12 hour shifts - paid breaks 
  • A valid in date counterbalance and reach  licence is essential.
  • Immediate starts available!
  • Please only apply if you can work these shifts and the hours and also have required in date forklift licences 

Responsibilities of the Forklift Driver

  • Will include the unloading and distributing of a variety of items from lorries into the warehouse, the items will vary in size so the job can be labour intensive.
  • Drive 60% on a truck during a shift
  • Line Feeding
  • Picking and Dispatch 
  • Pick and pack products load/unload goods and the wrapping of the production lines
  • General housekeeping and cleaning duties as / if required. 
  • Relevant training may be given if required to work in other areas of the warehouse.
  • Due to location worker must have own transport.

Requirements of the Forklift Driver

  • A valid in date counterbalance and reach licence 
  • Minimum of 2 years recent experience 
  • Good numeracy skills.
  • Good accuracy and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work to target.
  • Good timekeeping
  • Provide valid reference 
  • PC literate.
  • Heavy lifting.
  • Attention to detail

Benefits of working for The Best Connection:

  • On-going Assignments 
  • Shifts to Suit
  • Holiday Entitlement
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  •  Excellent Pay Rates 
  • Overtime
  • On-line Payslips
  • Pension Provision

To apply for this position updated CV needs to be sent to or by giving us a call on 01952 898242.

  • Hourly rate as above
  • or the appropriate National Minimum Wage (age dependent)
  • Hourly rate as above (not age dependent)
  • 28 days Paid Annual Leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
  • Canteen
  • Ongoing Assignment
  • Overtime Available
  • Possible permanent position following a successful trial period
  • Training Provided
  • Weekend Work
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