Forklift Operator

Location : Rochester, Kent, England
Job Ref : LB75
Consultant : Lewis Bradley
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £25k per year


LB75- Forklift Operator (Counterbalance)     
Location: Rochester
Salary: £25,000 per Annum


First Military Recruitment are currently supporting our client in the search for a forklift operator.

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities of a Forklift Operator:

  • Tipping large containers of rice, in bulk and bags through the tipping area (2 staff required on bag containers).
  • Rip and tip – returned damaged stock, repacking, stacking and storing stock.
  • Lorry loading/unloading.
  • Yard organisation/pallets/recycling.
  • Involves heavy lifting and manual work.
  • Working outside in all weather conditions.
  • Ensure all containers are unloaded quickly and safely.
  • To help and cover within multiple areas.
  • All job duties to be carried out on a daily basis.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety in the workplace.
  • Experience of working in a similar role in a manufacturing environment.
  • Current Forklift Truck Driving Licence (Counterbalance).
  • Good communication skills.
  • Team player.
  • Forklift Truck Driving Licence (Reach).
  • Flexible as and when required to cover staff holidays and absence in Tipping, Loading, Mill and Packing teams.
  • There is a requirement to work occasional night shifts so the ability to flex across both shifts.

Location: Rochester
Salary: £25,000 per Annum   

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