Counterbalance Forklift Driver

  • Job Reference: 00027368-1
  • Date Posted: 14 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Kemble, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

We here at Siamo Recruitment are working alongside a growing and forward thinking retail distributor. Keen to onboard driven Counterbalance Forklift Driver to join their growing team to support them in an exciting time.

In return we can offer you the opportunity to work with a fantastic, professional, and hard-working group of people with the real potential to develop and progress your career within the industry you work in.

Benefits of working with Siamo Recruitment

Immediate starts with full training provided and on-site support from Siamo

Excellent chance of a Permanent position

Discounted staff shop (offering everyday products at a fraction of the retail price)

Paid Holidays

Pension Scheme

Employee of the month award

Refer a friend scheme – Earn £25 for each friend referred

Your role as a Counterbalance Forklift Driver will have the following responsibilities:

Moving stock from one warehouse to another using FLT

Unloading and loading pallets on to and off lorries

General maintenance check on FLT before and after use

Sorting parcels when not on FLT

General Warehouse duties

To be considered for the role you must have the following:

Previous employment within the warehousing industry

Valid Counterbalance Forklift licence 

Strong verbal and written skills is essential due to complex scanners

Excellent communication skills

Own transport is required due to location

Attention to detail and accuracy are key to the smooth running of the entire operation and so you must have the ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines.

A positive working attitude

Hours of work and pay:


12.15pm-10.30pm Sunday to Wednesday

Pay - £8.72 per hour

Why Siamo?

Siamo Group is a multi award winning Recruitment Agency with a national network of local branches, gaining ISO 9001 accreditation and recognition from the London Stock Exchange Group as one of its Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain

3 years referencing must be obtainable to be suitable for the position

COVID-19 Measures

This site now operates a one way system in order to reduce the spread/transmission of COVID-19, and has sanitisation and hygiene stations situated all around the facility