Forklift Driver (Counterbalance)

Location Bournemouth, Dorset
Salary over £20475

Forklift Driver (Counterbalance)

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £20,475 per year

Hours: Monday to Friday 11am to 7pm 

Based within our Elliot Road facility in Wallisdown, Bournemouth

This is the ideal opportunity for practical and motivated individuals to join a friendly team, within a busy and fast paced warehouse environment, to contribute to the ongoing success of a growing international company.

We are looking for skilled forklift driver with excellent attention to detail and work as part of a team at our warehouse to accurately pick, pack, check, and load our products to and from designated areas in the facility, as well as on and off trucks and vans. 

Is this a company you can build your career with?

You will be supported by our 28 years of experience and will benefit from the knowledge that has been built up through our growth so far; thriving through two recessions and expanding into Europe and the USA. Like many successful companies in the industry, we know that continued evolution and innovation are vital, so you'll be joining a forward-thinking culture, a place where you can learn and progress, but also be supported in implementing your own ideas.

Forklift Operator Responsibilities:

• Loading, unloading, shipping, and receiving warehouse items

• Transporting materials to different locations within the warehouse

• Optimising loads to ensure operational efficiency

• Dealing directly with internal departments to fill their inventory needs

• Ensuring stock accuracy and inventory system is up to date, including booking in stock

• Inspecting for damaged goods

• Operating and managing technical equipment

• Picking and wrapping orders for shipment

• Loading and unloading goods 

• Adhering to production schedules

• General Housekeeping


Systems: MS Excel (Intermediate), MS Outlook, MS Word, Inventory Management system.

** Due to the secure nature of the role, you must pass a criminal record check and credit check **

• Forklift License (Counterbalance)

• Experience in a stores/inventory/warehouse role

• Excellent communicator

The Package

In addition to success, job satisfaction, opportunities for training and self-development, you'll also get;

• Competitive pension, life assurance and employee assistance programme

• An online discount membership giving you preferential rates for high street shops, supermarkets, restaurant, hotel, car hire and much more

• Employee recognition awards, long service bonuses, rising holiday allowance and company and team events

What do we offer?

  • Talented and Supportive Teams
  • Investment in Training and Development
  • A Reward and Recognition Scheme
  • Staff Events and Competitions
  • Length of Service Awards
  • Bonuses and Uncapped Commission
  • Opportunities to travel
  • Support for Professional Qualifications
  • Pensions, Life Assurance and Company Sick Pay
  • Up To 25 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Free Parking and a Company Discounts Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

A Passion to Serve

Think Outside The Box

Upfront & Professional


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