Yard Operative FLT Counterbalance

Job ref. ASBILT0724


£11.50-11.75 per hour


Contract: Full time

Higher pay rate is achieved by: Referenceable Work History or Experience

We are currently recruiting for a Yard Operative with an In date Forklift Counterbalance License for a busy client of ours based in New Romney.


As a Yard Operative, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of our yard. Your primary responsibility will be to manage the movement, storage, and dispatch of goods and materials, maintaining a clean and organised yard environment.

Pay PH: £11.50-£11.75PH

Hours M-F: 07:30-17:00      SA:08:00- 14:00


Key Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate a forklift with a counterbalance license to move and organize stock.
  • Load and unload delivery vehicles.
  • Maintain accurate records of stock movement and storage locations.
  • Perform routine checks and maintenance on equipment.
  • Assist with general yard duties, including cleaning and organising.
  • Adhere to all health and safety regulations to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Collaborate with the warehouse and logistics team to optimise yard operations.
  • Provide support with manual handling tasks as required.


  • Valid Forklift Counterbalance License.
  • Proven experience as a Yard Operative or in a similar role.
  • Strong understanding of health and safety regulations.
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Physical fitness and ability to perform manual labour. 


  • Hourly rate as above (not age dependent)
  • 28 days Paid Annual Leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
  • Ongoing Assignment
  • Overtime Available
  • Possible permanent position following a successful trial period
  • Weekend Work
New Romney, Kent
Call Chloe or George at 01233646548
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