Forklift Driver - Reach and Counterbalance

  • Job Reference: JO-1912-8077
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2020
  • Recruiter: Blue Arrow
  • Location: Castle Donington
  • Salary: £9.75 Per Hour
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Forklift Driver - Reach and Counterbalance

An opportunity has arisen for a Forklift Driver in Castle Donington, for a reputable furniture company. This is a temp role with the chance to go perm after 13 weeks.
You will be an experienced reach and counterbalance driver, loading and unloading furniture items from containers. These items can be heavy and will also involve some manual lifting from time to time, so you will need to be able to work well within a team.
The ideal candidate will:
- Be emptying the containers
- Working towards targets and deadlines
- Wrapping pallets
- Distributing pallets.
- Lifting heavy goods (this will include heavy furniture items, so you will need to be physically fit and capable of doing this for long hours, please strongly consider this before applying)
- Have a reach & counterbalance licence dated within the last 3 years and accredited by ITSSAR or RTITIB.
The site is located a short 20 minute walk from the nearest bus stop, which offers a 24 hour bus service. (Skylink) This allows easy access to the site from Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and surrounding areas. There is free parking onsite if you drive, and just a 20 minute drive from the Derby City Centre.
The required hours of work are 6am - 4pm Monday to Friday. Perfect for those of you who like to enjoy your evenings and weekends.
You will receive a leading salary of £9.75ph and the chance to work with a friendly, supportive team.