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Warehouse operative/Forklift/van Driver Sidcup

Warehouse operative/Forklift/van Driver Sidcup

Planwell
South East
Full Time Permanent
Salary : £18,000 Experience(s) : 1 Year

Overview

As Warehouse Operative, you will operate the forklift, moving packages and material around our facilities. You will be operating a forklift with the utmost care to ensure efficiency and safety. You will be responsible for driving around warehouses, storage spaces and other facilities. From time to time you may be required to carry out reasonable and relevant tasks that fall outside of your positions remit. This will include driving company van to cover absence of any delivery driver so you should hold a full clean UK driving licence and be over age 25 for insurance purposes.

About Planwell

Please contact Planwell for more information

Our client based in Sidcup is seeking an experienced warehouse candidate to join their team on a permanent basis.

We are seeking a reliable good all-rounder to assist in a mixed role of Warehouse and forklift duties and also on occasion to cover for absence of any delivery driver.

The Purpose of your Position:

As Warehouse Operative, you will operate the forklift, moving packages and material around our facilities. You will be operating a forklift with the utmost care to ensure efficiency and safety. You will be responsible for driving around warehouses, storage spaces and other facilities.

Job Description:

Observing the Health & Safety policy requirements at their premises at all times

Assisting the drivers when require to load and unload making sure that the vehicles are kept in a clean condition

Prepare parcels and pallets for delivery and safe transit

Reading and understanding the delivery notes, ensure that all the correct equipment is loaded on to the truck before leaving the warehouse

Maintain goods in records and verify goods received

Driving the forklift truck as required

Loading vehicles, ensuring that the load is safe and within the specification of the vehicle

Locate and move stock of products to pallets or crates for storage or shipment

Noting of any damages or shortages and report to the Transport Manager

Unloading all vehicles at the factory on their return

Reporting all mechanical faults that the drivers report to the Transport Manager

Ensuring that all products are stored correctly and secured

Ensuring all the warehouse areas are kept clean and safe, organised and well ordered

Carrying out other duties as instructed but the Transport Manager as required

Liaising with the production office

Assisting in planning routes and organising the loading of vehicles

Ensuring that all accidents are reported as soon as possible

Completing any accident claims forms

Report any accidents to your Line Manager

Demonstrates flexibility when asked to work additional hours

Demonstrates reliability and punctuality

Candidate requirements;

Understanding of production procedures

Proven experience as forklift operator

Ability to communicate with others and work well in a team

Demonstrates commitment and accountability to the role

Passionate about organisation, accuracy and attention to detail

Strong focus on customer service excellence

Strong sense of urgency and dedicated work ethic

Ability to think logically

Valid certification to operate forklifts

Demonstrates the willingness to be flexible when asked to work additional hours

Additional Responsibilities:

From time to time you may be required to carry out reasonable and relevant tasks that fall outside of your positions remit. This will include driving company van to cover absence of any delivery driver so you should hold a full clean UK driving licence and be over age 25 for insurance purposes.

Within reason, you may be required to work outside of your standard contracted hours to meet the needs of the business.

As part of your ongoing development, you may be required to undertake training in order to meet the requirements of your role.

Shifts are Monday to Friday 6am – 2pm

Salary; Hourly pay rate £9.50, 28 days annual leave and pension.

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