Forklift Operative

Job Reference
Salary Description
£12-£13 per hour
Contract Type
Temp to Perm

FLT Operative, Monday - Friday, Temp-Perm, Immediate Start

Are you looking for a rewarding, active position which will allow you to gain valuable experience within a family run business? Our client is looking for FLT Operatives on a temporary - permanent basis.

With over 180 years' trading experience, our client has grown to provide not only the widest range of products, but expertise, service and knowledge within their field. With a nationwide network of branches supplying timber and building materials, kitchens and a dedicated manufacturing division supplying timber engineering services, they are focused on providing market leading choice, quality, service and value.

The Details:

  • Monday - Friday
  • 8am - 5pm
  • £11.00 - £13.00 per hour DOE
  • Fairford


  • Attendance bonus potential (up to £85 per month)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 'Save While you Spend' scheme with over 6,000 retailers
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Extra company benefits if taken on permanently, such as discounts and rewards.

As an FLT Operative, you need to hold a full, valid forklift licence, with at least counterbalance. Your daily duties will include:

  • Palletise products
  • Book-in deliveries and cross check goods from paperwork
  • Unload deliveries from vans and lorries
  • Operate manual handling equipment including counterbalance trucks, pallet trucks, warehouse step ladders and tape guns etc.
  • Maintaining organisation of Stores, ensuring stock rotation, and carrying out stock takes.
  • Keeping the warehouse clean and tidy
  • Ad-hoc warehouse duties where required such as picking and packing
  • Ensure you always use the correct PPE for the task and the PPE used is in good condition.
  • Ensure correct manual handling techniques are followed at all times.

The ideal person for this FLT vacancy will:

  • Hold a full, valid forklift licence
  • Sideloader license is extremely beneficial
  • Have previous goods-in experience
  • Be a good team player but also have the ability to work well independently
  • Possess excellent organisational skills, and attention to detail
  • Have Good Communication Skills (Verbal & Written)
  • Be computer literate
  • Comfortable with heavy lifting up to approx. 20kg

If you would like to give us a call prior to applying out understand any other vacancies we have please call us and ask for Lisa for a confidential conversation. We look forward to hearing from you


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