Forklift Truck Driver Jobs

Forklift truck driver jobs transport heavy goods around depots such as factories and warehouses.  Forklift truck driver jobs will usually transport goods stored on pallets to enable the load to be lifted easily and safely.

Forklift truck driver jobs have to pick up pallets by guiding the forks of the lift truck into the open sides of the pallet.  A Forklift truck driver will raise or lower the load to the right height for transporting and carefully travel with the load to the new position then raise or lower the pallet into place and withdraw the forks.

Forklift truck driver jobs will involve working standard daytime hours, Monday to Friday.  A Forklift truck driver will work shifts.  Forklift truck driver jobs generally work indoors in warehouses or factories, however forklift truck driver jobs may work outside, for instance in goods yards.

Forklift truck driver jobs will usually start on around £12,000. An experienced forklift truck driver operator can earn £20,000.

Forklift truck driver jobs require responsibility, ability to work quickly and safely, able to assess weights and judge distances, able to follow safety rules and instructions.

Forklift truck driver jobs may include working in any industry dealing with heavy or bulky goods.

Employers will provide training for Forklift truck driver jobs , lasting three to five days.

Depending on the type of forklift truck you are driving would depend on the type of forklift licence that is required.

It is desirable to have the necessary Rittb licenses. As a forklift truck driver you might have to undergo a medical examination and take an aptitude test - good physical co-ordination is important.

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Job Listings

  1. Forklift - Loader

    Location: Renfrewshire

    Salary: £7.83 p/h

    Category: Driver - Forklift

    We are currently recruiting for an highly skilled forklift driver to join a well-established company based in Hillington on an ongoing temporary basis with a high view of going permanent.
    As a Forklift Driver you will need to:

    Have experience of driving a counterbalance forklift
    A valid licence for both ...

  2. Warehouse Operative

    Location: Lanarkshire North

    Salary: £7.83 p/h

    Category: Warehouse Operative

    Warehouse operatives required for a base in and around North and South Lanarkshire
    various shifts across the board including day and night shifts

    Weekly pay
    Be part of a great team
    Ongoing work for the right candidates

    If this is you please get in contact with myself for more details ...

  3. Jet Wash Operative

    Location: Houston

    Salary: £9.00 p/h

    Category: Labourer

    We are currently looking for an High Pressure Water Jetting Operative for an short term temporary role based in Renfrew starting tomorrow for 5 days this will include 10 hour shifts.
    You must hold the following -
    High pressure water jetting certificate
    CSCS Card

  4. Storeman

    Location: Renfrew

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Warehouse Operative

     We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced storeman to join a growing organisation based in Hillington on a temporary basis. 
    The role will involve 
    Stores: Kitting, stock control, perpetual inventory.
    Goods in duties: Admin for  stocked, non stocked goods/products and incoming repairs
    Despatch: Packing/shipping of finished goods ...

  5. Painter

    Location: Ayrshire South

    Salary: £15.00 p/h

    Category: Painter/Decorator

    We are currently looking for a CSCS Painter for a short term contract based in Girvan starting ASAP initially for two weeks but with potential for other contracts after this.
    You must be -
    Time Served
    Hold a CSCS Card
    Taping experience would be beneficial
    Salary £15per hour

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