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Salary: £11.59 - 12.94 per hour

Location: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Job Type: Temporary

Date Listed: 15 Jun 2022

Reference: 5521

Warehouse Operative/Counterbalance Forklift Truck Driver

Location – Leamington Spa

Temporary ongoing role

39hrs per week


Rotating fortnightly shifts
Monday-Thursday - 06.00-14.00/ Friday - 06.00-13.00/Monday -Thursday -14.00-22.00/Friday 13.00 -20.00


Monday -Thursday – 07.00-16.00 pm and Friday 07.00-12.00

Pay rate

Rotating fortnightly shifts - £12.94 per hour after 4 weeks £14.00 per hour

Pay rate – Days - £11.59 per hour after 4 weeks £12.65 per hour

Our client is a leading international premium consumer brands group which manufactures and distributes some of the best known and loved kitchen appliances and interior furnishings in the world. Continuing to build on their expansive customer base across the globe, our client is currently recruiting for a Warehouse Operative/Counterbalance Forklift Truck Driver.

The Role:
You will be responsible for working closely with the existing team to deliver efficient, safe, and accurate handling of stock, whilst delivering high quality service to all customers.

Warehouse Operative/Counterbalance Forklift Truck Driver -  Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking receipt and checking of incoming stock in line with company goods in processes, ensuring all are labelled appropriately and product is correctly located
  • Picking customer orders as per operating processes, undertaking all necessary controls, and ensuring available for dispatch
  • Dispatching orders in line with correct processes, paying particular attention to detail to ensure accurate picking and dispatch
  • Assisting with stock takes and any regular spot stock takes as required
  • Undertaking forklift truck duties as required, ensuring daily safety checks are conducted thoroughly and company warehouse guidelines observed
  • Undertaking physical tasks such as manually unloading containers from oversees suppliers
  • Ensuring all stock is stored, handled, and transported securely and health and safety guidelines are completed
  • Providing a professional, courteous, and efficient service to all delivery drivers and customers
  • Working with colleagues to ensure the workplace environment is maintained to a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness, and complies with company and legislative standards at all times
  • Ensuring all company safety and quality processes are followed and all relevant legislation complied with, raising concerns, and reporting any incidents or suggestions to your line manager
  • Supporting and assisting newly appointed or less experienced colleagues by providing training and guidance as appropriate
  • Performing any other duties that may fit into the remit of this role as and when required

Warehouse Operative/Counterbalance Forklift Truck Driver The Ideal candidate:

  • Be qualified to competently operate Counterbalance forklift truck
  • Bendi or High Racker licence would be an advantage.
  • Possess a good standard of numeracy and literacy
  • Have a good understanding of, and commitment to, safe working practices
  • Have good communication skills and a customer focus
  • Have previous warehouse experience
  • Possess a good level of IT competence