Forklift Driver

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Southampton
Salary
10.00 - 12.00 GBP Annual
Posted
09 Jul 2021
Closes
06 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Company info:

A logistics warehouse based in Southampton in the UK, alongside an international warehouse in Europe. They import and distribute children's toys and sporting goods to retailers across the UK and Europe.
They have opened a brand new warehouse alongside their current warehouse which opens in June 2021, that more than doubles the original warehouse's capacity.

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Tasks:

1. Packing and stowing of packages, often up to 15kgs (just like your suitcase on holiday), stand/walk for up to 8 hours, and be able to frequently push, pull, squat, bend, and reach
2. Labelling and wrapping pallets
3. Owning the fulfilment of the customer order from the moment it is received until it goes out for delivery

4. Forklift operating within health and safety standards

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Compensation Info:

- Day rate GBP10.00 per hour - with paid breaks
- Night rate GBP12.00 per hour - with paid breaks
- OT rate GBP15.00 per hour
- Bank holidays rate GBP20.00 per hour

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Induction:

Every new worker will have a 1 hour on site induction at the beginning of their shift.

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Extra information required:

1. Previous experience working as a forklift driver would be an advantage although not essential.
2. Good communication skills (ability to understand and speak English without assistance)
3. Comfortable with manual handling and working in a fast paced environment
4. Please be aware, this job will include manual handling, a health and safety induction will be done on site