Fork Lift Truck Driver - Oldham

Job Description

This Forklift Driver role involves moving goods around our site and warehouses, ensuring all safety requirements are met. You will be responsible for loading and unloading deliveries, and stacking, transporting, and recording various items and pallets for storage and delivery.

The main duties and responsibilities of this role include:

  • operating a forklift/reach truck to load, unload, move, and rearrange stock.
  • basic operation of the palletiser system and conveyor.
  • following all site safety rules to maintain a safe working environment, reporting any near misses, incidents, and injuries.
  • carrying-out pre-use safety checks and ensuring accurate records are kept.
  • ensuring 100% accuracy when loading and unloading by checking all products against paperwork.
  • performing daily and weekly cleaning tasks.
  • checking products are labelled correctly and put away in the correct locations and scanning pallets.
  • achieving output targets set through effective teamworking.
  • assisting with stocktakes.
  • providing the correct pallet types required for production orders.

If you have a Counterbalance and Reach FLT licence and experience as a Warehouse Operative, Forklift Operator, Forklift Driver, Reach Truck Driver, or Counterbalance Forklift driver, (use of clamp attachment is desirable) apply for this role today and we will be in touch with the next steps.

Job Requirements

Essential skills:

  • FLT Counterbalance and Reach licence
  • Good communication, numeracy, and literacy skills
  • A team player
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Duties involve regular repetitive light, medium, and heavy lifting


Desirable skills:

  • RPPT (Ride on Powered Pallet Truck) experience and/or license
  • Experience of using handheld scanners and/or able to understand basic instructions displayed on handheld scanner screens 

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