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Forklift Driver

  • £30000 - £35000 per annum
  • Hounslow, Greater London
  • Posted: 15/03/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 461118154

Job Details

Don’t miss out on your ideal warehouse job! If you have counterbalance Forklift B1 or B2 license with minimum 2-year warehouse experience, we would love to hear from you!

Temp to Perm contact is offered to candidate with less than 1 year warehouse experience!

We are recruiting for Counterbalance Forklift Drivers for company based in Heathrow Cargo Area (TW6 3PF).

As a Forklift Driver, you will receive:
• Permanent candidate Salary between £30000 to £35000 – depending on experience.
• Temp to Perm candidate £16.12 p/h, premium overtime rate and double bank holiday rates.
• Company pension and free parking in ULEZ free zone.
• Free Cargo Operative Training.

To be considered for this Forklift Driver position:
• A valid counterbalance forklift licence to level B1 or B2
• Minimum 2-year experience working in warehouse.
• Ability to load and unload parcels between 15kg to 25kg.
• Be prepared to work in a manual environment.
• Be prepared to work shifts pattern.

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

Forklift Driver duties will include:
• Using forklift to load and unload air freight cargo pallets to and from vehicles.
• Build and break down aircraft pallets and store in warehouse racks.
• Build cargo onto aircraft units to airline specifications.
• Scanning cargo and completion of airfreight documentation.
• Performing other warehouse duties when required.

As forklift driver you will work on 4 days on 2 days off shift pattern:
• Day shift – 08:00 hrs to 16:30 hrs and 16:00 hrs to 00:30 hrs (Rotation)
• Night shift – 20:00 hrs – 04:30 hrs (Fixed)

It is essential that you hold a valid counterbalance license or certificate and warehouse experience. In-house training is also acceptable with valid AiTT or RTITB training provider.

Public transport to the site operates from 0400 hrs.

If you feel you have the skills and experience for this Forklift Driver position, then click on apply or call our Heathrow office and speak to Salman Akhtar.

Aviation Recruitment Network Limited is acting as an Employment Business for this position.