FLT Driver

Temp to perm
22 Apr 2021
20 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting warehouse operatives for Order Picking/Packing within the despatch department at a Manchester Distribution Centre.

This role involves accurately picking products (large volumes) via computerised 'Voice' controlled equipment & headset. Full training will be given for all successful candidates.

The position is a manual hands-on role and includes a lot of walking from bin-location to bin-location. The role involves regularly lifting products and hand-wrapping pallets.

The position also includes working in the loading bay and dealing with our distribution carriers on a rota system. Applicants should be able to demonstrate they have a proven excellent record working in similar environments.

Successful applicants will be required to drive fork lift trucks . We currently operate Flexi trucks (Pivot-Steer) and Reach trucks which are necessary to fulfil this role and must have at least 1 of the FLT valid licenses.

Working Hours

* The hours for the early shift are 6:00am to 2:30 pm Monday to Thursday and 6.00am to 13.30 on Friday

* The hours for the late shift are 11.15am to 20.00pm Monday to Thursday and 11.15am to 17.45 on Friday

* The standard working week is 39.5 hours per week and the shift patterns alternate weekly

To meet the needs of the business you may need to work regular overtime, typically this can be up to 8 hours in each week and in addition, occasionally on a Saturday morning. All employees are expected to have a flexible approach to working overtime when required.

Rate of Pay and Overtime Rates

The rate of pay for this role on alternate shifts is: -

GBP19,738.94 per annum basic > equivalent to GBP 9.61 per hour

Monday to Saturday the overtime rate is time and a half and Sundays are paid at double time. Overtime is only paid after completing your standard 39.5-hour shift per week. All Salaries are paid monthly.

Other Benefits

* 23 days paid holiday per year plus statuary bank holidays (8).

* Extra 2 days holidays after qualifying period (2 years)

* Attendance bonus scheme (up to GBP600 per annum) after qualifying period

* All work wear and safety footwear

* Training to a recognised standard where required

* Full induction on all aspects of the job role and health & safety issues

* Modern and clean facilities throughout the warehouse

* Free hot vended drinks


Warehouse operatives are assessed on the following performance measures:

Accuracy, productivity and quality of work

Attendance record and Punctuality

Flexibility to work overtime and Teamwork

Fitness & Health

Picking & packing stock is a physically demanding job that includes walking most of the working day..

Basic Literacy and Arithmetic

As a warehouse operative, you will need to be able to read product descriptions and numbers and be capable of basic arithmetic.

There will be a basic aptitude test contain four questions during the recruitment process which will take approximately 5 minutes to complete.

To arrange an interview please contact our Industrial team on (phone number removed)

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