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Forklift Driver Counterbalance

  • £16.12 - £29.56 per hour
  • Hounslow, Greater London
  • Posted: 24/11/2023
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 461117547

Job Details

Don’t miss out on your ideal warehouse job on this Christmas! If you have counterbalance Forklift certification, we would love to hear from you.

We require full-time counterbalance Forklift Drivers for a ground handling company based within the cargo area of Heathrow Airport (TW6 3PF).

It is essential that you hold a valid counterbalance license with certification of your assessment.
Our client offer some of the best pay rates around Heathrow Airport.

Forklift drivers you will work 4 days on 2 days off shift pattern, and timings are given below:

00600 hrs – 2200 hrs (Day Shift) Or 2200 hrs – 0600 hrs (Permanent Night Shift).

As a Forklift Driver, you will receive:
• £16.12 per house - £30000 per annum.
• Premium weekend payrate.
• Free uniform.
• Free Cargo Operative Training.
• Weekly or monthly pay.
• Free parking in ULEZ free zone.

Forklift Driver duties will include:
• Using a forklift to load and unload parcels, freight & cargo from vehicles.
• Build and break down aircraft pallets.
• Build cargo onto aircraft units to airline specifications.
• Working on a busy parcel sorting line moving parcels from aircraft containers.
• Scanning cargo and completion of airfreight documentation.

To be considered for this Forklift Driver position:
• A valid counterbalance FLT licence with certifications.
• Any experience as a Warehouse Operative, Parcel Sorter, Picker/Packer, Loader, or Warehouse Assistant would be highly desirable but not essential as training will be provided.
• Be prepared to work in a manual environment.
• Be prepared to work in all weather conditions.
• Be prepared to work shifts.

Successful applicants will be subject to:
• A 5-year checkable history for security vetting purposes.
• Criminal Record check (refundable).
• Good standard of numeracy and literacy and ability to pass DfT Cargo Operative Training.

This is a great opportunity for individuals looking for full-time ongoing regular work.

Public transport to the site operates from 0400 hrs. If you feel you have the skills and experience for this FLT Driver position, then click on apply below or call the office and ask for Salman Akhtar.

Aviation Recruitment Network Limited is acting as an Employment Business.