Forklift Driver- Backyard

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Monday to Friday 6:30 - 15:20
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£10.65- £11.08 depending on licence held
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Full Time, Permanent
Moulton, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 6PP

We are looking for an experienced forklift driver to join our grader day shift.

 Job Purpose

 Transport goods in a safe and timely manner to ensure schedules, customer requirements and health and safety rules are adhered to whilst maintaining high quality standards.

 Main duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure all procedures relating to the safe operation of forklift trucks are strictly adhered to
  • Forklift truck operators must commence work at least 15 minutes before the stated shift start time to ensure the lines are fully operational for the team
  • You may be required to stay at the end of your shift to ensure your area is tidy and any relevant paperwork is fully completed
  • This role requires a flexible approach to hours and working overtime as the business demands
  • Ensure your immediate work area is kept clean, tidy, and safe
  • Ensure all paperwork is kept up to date and is completed fully and accurately i.e.: forklift check sheet, loading plans, rejects and hopper sheet
  • Ensure forklift maintenance is carried out i.e. cleaning the forklift, water, oil, diesel, and tyre pressure
  • Any problems with your forklift must be reported immediately
  • Bins, pallets, and trays must be stacked neatly, in the correct place and to the correct height
  • You must always operate your truck in a safe manner, checking loads are secure and being aware of people and avoiding damage to buildings and machinery
  • All accidents etc. must be reported to your immediate supervisor as soon as possible after the incident occurs

Physical Demands

  • Regularly sitting on a forklift for long periods of time.
  • Frequently lift up to 25 kilos and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time
  • Lifting, bending, reaching above the head, kneeling, crouching and/or stretching during the duration of a shift 
  • Correct mounting and dismounting of forklift –stepping up, stepping down
  • Having a good sense of balance
  • Having good eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights
  • Willingness to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season


  • Current forklift license- essential.
  • 7 Tonne forklift/Teleporter license- desirable.

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