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Distribution Operative with FLT & Counterbalance licenceIndustrial - Unskilled/Semi-skilled
  • Reference ID SP734
  • Type Temporary/Contract
  • Category Industrial - Unskilled/Semi-skilled
  • Salary £15.83

Job description

Our client is a manufacturing company with a global brand based in Gateshead who are looking to recruit an Operator with FLT counterbalance and reach licence to work in their busy Distribution Centre, attached to their manufacturing facility.

This role will be to work on a 6 month fixed term contract direct with the business.

Duties include:

Loading and unloading vehicles

Stock control

Assembling orders for customers

Reading, understanding and completing picking lists

Contributing to process improvement activity

Performing other duties as determined by management or the team


The person:

Must be numerate and literate

Have good communication skills - verbal and written

Demonstrate a good safety and attendance record

Have the ability to operate computer equipment effectively

Demonstrate a flexible manner

Demonstrate effective teamwork

Hold a current and valid fork lift truck driving licence – counterbalance and reach

Possess a minimum of 2 years previous warehouse and distribution experience.

Shunting experience would be desirable.


The shift pattern in a three shift weekly rotating pattern:

07:30 – 16:00

16:00 – 00:30

23:00 – 07:30

Annual Salary is £32,925 which calculates to £15.83 per hour.

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