Warehouse Operative/Forklift Driver

05 Jan 2019
02 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Silva Timber is an importer and manufacturer of specialty timber products. The company's core product range is wood cladding and our main target markets are architects, building contractors and self-builders. We cover the whole of the UK from two locations - Widnes in the North West and Harmondsworth in West London.

An exciting opportunity is available for a Warehouse Operative / Forklift Truck Driver to join the Silva Timber team. In this role, the successful candidate must hold a valid Combilift (four way forklift truck) and counterbalance forklift licence. The candidate should be flexible, highly organised, capable of performing tasks to a high standard and willing to perform manual work, including picking stock by hand.

This is a responsible role which requires a high level of attention to detail. Candidates with excellent communication skills and a 'can do' attitude need only apply.


Receiving and checking of goods inward

Picking orders

Packing orders

Despatching goods outward

Checking goods outward

Driving company forklift trucks - combilift four way truck and counterbalance truck

Loading and unloading vehicles

Health & Safety Management

Ensure the warehouse and yard are maintained and presentable on a daily basis

Maintain stock area ensuring all stock is stored in the correct area and is secure

Assist with regular stock takes of all products and communicate restocking needs to the team

Attend meetings when required

Assist with the installation and breaking down of show stands when required

Essential Skills:

Valid Combilift four way truck licence

Valid Counterbalance licence

Previous experience and knowledge in a warehouse environment


Highly organised

Candidate Requirements:

We are located at the bottom of the M57 between Liverpool Airport and Runcorn Bridge. Due to our proximity to the motorway network public transport services are not available. You must therefore have access to your own transport.

Must be able to provide work history for references

Must be eligible to work in the UK

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