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FLT Driver – Counterbalance – Billingham
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Location: Billingham
Contract Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
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Wolviston are currently recruiting an experienced and highly skilled Forklift Driver.

This is a temporary contract for 3-6 months based at Billingham.

 

The prime function of this position is to provide support to the supply chain through collecting, loading, shipping and receiving warehouse products.

The successful candidate will be responsible for operating technical equipment, optimising loading for efficient logistics and supporting other warehouse functions to ensure optimal operation of the business.

Flexibility with scheduled work days is required

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Obtains copy of production schedule or shipping order and transports material or equipment to and from designated areas in the facility
  • Loading and unloading goods from vehicles such as trucks or aircraft
  • Moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility
  • Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions
  • Checking loads are secure
  • Stacking empty pallets
  • Performing daily equipment checks such as recharging the truck’s battery and lubricating equipment
  • Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards
  • Operate forklift or other hand truck
  • Use wireless RF scanning equipment to ensure accuracy of inventory
  • Follow quality and customer service standards set forth by the company
  • Pick, wrap and stage orders to be shipped
  • Inspect and perform maintenance of forklifts and other material handling equipment
  • Identify safety hazards in the workplace
  • Consolidate partial pallets for incoming goods

 

Qualifications

  • Good math, language and reading skills; basic computer skills may be required
  • High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment
  • Follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping records
  • Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner
  • always Maintain a clean & safe environment
  • May be required to use RF scanner gun
  • Clean driving record and a valid state motor vehicle operator’s license may be required
  • Forklift certification
  • Regularly sitting on a powered industrial truck
  • Frequently lift to 50 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time
  • Having a good sense of balance
  • Having good eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights
  • Ability to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season

How to Apply

If you are interested in the position, please contact us via email; enquiries@wolviston.com or by telephone on 01642 607375.

By sending us your CV, you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database and/or in manual files for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. In compliance with the regulations in place under the Employment Agencies Act, proof of identification will be required. A current copy of a passport, driving license, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process.  By applying for this role you hereby consent to us submitting your CV to our client.

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