Forklift Driver – £11.98 per hour

We are looking for a Bendi & / or Counterbalance forklift driver for our prestigious client in Poole.

This is a permanent position. **A Counterbalance License is essential for this role and full training will be given for a Bendi Truck for the committed candidate**

The hourly rate is £11.98 per hour which includes shift allowance.

The shift pattern will start on standard 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday to allow for the training period then will move onto (4 weeks of days and 2 weeks of nights):

Week 1 (Days 6am - 6pm): Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Week 2 (Days 6am - 6pm): Wednesday, Thursday

Week 3 (Days 6am - 6pm): Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Week 4 (Days 6am - 6pm): Wednesday, Thursday

Week 5 (Nights 6pm - 6am): Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Week 6 (Nights 6pm - 6am): Wednesday, Thursday

Then revert back to week 1. Sunday is counted as the first day of the week so you are paid 48 hours in the first week and 36 in the second.


The prime role of the stores person is the movement and storage of materials and products around the site and the preparation of finished goods for despatch to customers.

Mechanical Handling Equipment is used extensively in the role.  Stores people are required to operate the following equipment:

  • Counter Balance forklifts (essential)
  • Bendi Forklift (Desirable but training will be given for committed candidate)
  • Pivot Steer forklifts
  • Ride on powered pallet trucks.
  • Scissor lifts - Not everyone needs this licence.  It is not a pre-requisite

Tasks & Responsibilities

RF hand held computers are used to record movements of stock and materials throughout the site.  Stores people must be competent in using them to accurately record the stock movements he makes.

Goods in - Unloading and storage of raw materials and finished product: 

  • Unload goods delivered by suppliers.  Ensure the accuracy of the delivery note against what is delivered.  Move to and record the movement into the appropriate storage location.

To apply for immediate Interview for this permanent position, please apply now with your latest CV or call Alan for more details.

Job Title: Forklift Driver – £11.98 per hour
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