Yard Operative / Forklift Driver

01 Oct 2019
15 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Peterborough (PE2)

JOB TITLE: Yard Operative / Forklift Driver

SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive hourly rate, Overtime paid at time and a quarter & other benefits

WORKING HOURS: 45 hour week - Permanent, Full time - (7am starts to finish- can be a 12 hour day dependant on workload so flexibility required)

THE COMPANY: EPD Insulation Group supply Dry Lining, Plastering and Screeding materials to the Trade and Public. We are currently looking to employ a Yard Operative / Forklift Driver with valid Counterbalance license to join our growing team. Based in Orton Southgate, Peterborough, is easy to access via public transport and has free parking facilities

Key responsibilities: -
  • Loading & Unloading / putting away stock
  • Accurately picking Stock and Preparing Loads for dispatch
  • Assembling delivery loads both manually and by Fork Lift Truck
  • Analyse delivery address, determine appropriate route, loading vehicles in order.
  • Manually handling, moving, loading and unloading heavy materials
  • Using a fork lift truck to load and unload vehicles
  • Ensuring Compliance with Policies and Procedures
  • Keeping the warehouse and yard in a clean and tidy order
Key experience for this role: -
  • Experience in a similar role or experience within a warehousing/yard environment.
  • Applicants must hold a Counterbalance Fork Lift Licence ( must be an accredited license, in house license experience will not be considered)
  • A logical approach to problem solving and the ability to handle complexity/constantly changing workloads and priorities
  • Flexible with a can do attitude
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and organised
  • Experience working within a fast-paced working environment
  • Able to safely and efficiently move and handle product using the correct equipment