Counterbalance Fork Lift truck Operator

  • Location
    Wakefield, West Yorkshire
  • Salary
    £ 8.91 - £ 11.14 / Hour
  • Category
    Transport & Logistics - Warehousing, Distribution, Logistics
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference

Adecco are pleased to be recruiting for their client who is a highly successful and internationally recognised manufacturing and distribution business based in Outwood, Wakefield.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To operate powered industrial trucks to safety load and unload materials and deliveries and move them to and from storage areas.

  • Locating and moving pallets of stock and loading trucks ready for client delivery

  • Reporting on any damages to stock or the vehicle

  • Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security

  • are maintained.

  • Working safely and in a timely manner to achieve productivity targets

  • Using the SAP system

  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area. Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse. Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety.

What we want from you:

FLT drivers must have a strong understanding of Health and Safety process and be able to work as part of a team to meet daily targets and deadlines. The successful applicant will have experience ideally within a fast paced FMCG or consumer goods environment.

  • Current Counterbalance FLT licence is essential. - Original certification and refreshers must be provided at interview

  • Recent experience of driving an FLT


  • Flexible shift patterns

  • Paid lunch hour

  • Free parking

  • Internal training and development

  • Weekly pay

  • Pay increase after 12 months

  • Subsidised on-site canteen

Hours: 7am-7pm / 7pm-7am Full time hours available

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Dane Walker