Warehouse Operative / Forklift Driver (Nights)

  • The SmartList
  • Northampton, Northampton, UK
  • 17/07/2017
Full time Transportation Automotive

Job Description

TITLE: Nightshift Forklift Driver/Warehouse Operative-Permanent

LOCATION: Northampton, Northamptonshire

WORKING HOURS: Full time, Monday to Friday 2000 to 0600 - Permanent (50 hours a week)

SALARY: Standard Rate £8.00 per hour + 15% (£1.20) Shift Allowance payable on all hours worked 2200 to 0600 and only on shifts worked

Overtime Rate £9.00 per hour

Benefits:
Full Uniform Provided
Company Benefit Scheme giving all employees access to discounts from most major high street brands
28 days holiday with a holiday purchase scheme after 2 full years' service
Pension
Childcare Voucher Scheme

THE COMPANY: W T Transport Ltd-Northampton, Northamptonshire

W T Transport are based in Northampton, and is a privately-owned Logistics company providing transport and warehousing solutions to a variety of companies in the UK. We have been established for over 20 years and have expanded rapidly in recent years due to winning a number of new contracts.

THE ROLE: Nightshift Forklift Driver/Warehouse Operative- Northampton, Northamptonshire- Northampton, Northamptonshire

Receiving, storage and dispatch of goods ensuring quality and efficiency, and the achievement of targets set
Work as part of a team and actively demonstrate a willingness to support and achieve the overall business objectives
Maintain a sound understanding of the distribution process and how this impacts on the requirement for goods to be transported to, from and around the warehouse/yard
Load and unload vehicles/containers using forklifts/pump trucks in line with company safe systems of work
Verify the condition of deliveries, ensuring you do not accept damaged goods
Make up orders ensuring correct products picked, correct quantity of product picked and correct clear labelling ready for distribution
Comply with all company policies, rules and procedures at all times
Undertake training, development and re-assessments as required to meet legislative or organisational requirements

Desired Skills and Experience: - Nightshift Forklift Driver/Warehouse Operative- Northampton, Northamptonshire

Previous experience in a similar role highly desirable
Happy to work permanent night shift 2000 to 0600 Monday to Friday essential
Able to work with limited supervision
Good communication skills
Valid Counterbalance licence essential
Reach Truck Licence desirable

Due to the nature of the role which requires dealing with heavy goods, candidates should be physically fit. You will be self-motivated, able to build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues and customers alike whilst working to achieve daily targets and deadlines.