Counterbalance & Reach Forklift Operator

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Salary: 9.67 - 10.60 per hour
Location: Cumbernauld

Closing date: 24 January 2017
Job ref. no.: Req//258932

Position: Counterbalance & Reach Forklift Driver

Location: Cumbernauld

Hours of Work: Dayshift 6am - 2pm, Backshift 2pm - 10pm & Nightshift 10pm - 6am Rotational shift pattern some flexibility is required due to production demands

Rate of Pay: Days / Backs 9.60 per hour, Nights 10.67 plus overtime rates up to 17.60 per hour. Increase in pay rates after 12 weeks.

Perm / Temp: On going position

Skills Requirement:

  • At least 3 years experience in a similar role.
  • Valid RTITB Counterbalance forklift licence
  • Valid RTITB Reach forklift licence
  • Minimum 3 years experience of Counterbalance & Reach forklift truck
  • Own transport a must as public transport to the site is limited.
  • Computer Literate
  • Numerate & Literate

Search Consultancy are seeking an experienced Counterbalance & Reach Forklift Driver to work with our client based in Cumbernauld. This position is on a temporary full time basis working a rotational shift pattern Monday to Friday or Sunday to Thursday nightshift.

Duties in this position will include unloading pallets of stock from wagons with the use of a double handler counterbalance forklift, checking off inbound deliveries, loading outbound vehicles, input of data into stock control system, order picking, completion of paperwork and general housekeeping duties as required.

Current counterbalance and reach forklift licence plus a minimum of three years practical experience essential.

Suitable candidates will have previous experience of working in a FMCG or dispatch warehouse environment, be able to work to deadlines, work well under pressure and be flexible and adaptable in changing environment

To apply please email an up to date CV to

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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Contact Name Tracy Mcintyre
Telephone 0141 272 7787

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