Counterbalance Forklift Driver

  • Job ref: 049/01666
  • Type: Contract, Full Time
  • Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £12.32 per hour
  • Recruiting office: Oxford
  • Date posted: 20 November 2021

Job details

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Abingdon, Oxfordshire
  • Job Ref: 049/01666
  • Salary: 12.32 per hour

We have an fantastic opportunity to work with our client in Abingdon who is seeking a full time permanent Counterbalance Forklift Driver, this is a temp to perm role with an immediate start!  All wages are paid on a Friday following the week you work and paid via our payroll company (PAYE Advanced).

  • Job Title: Counterbalance Forklift Driver
  • Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
  • Full time permanent Salary: £31,011 pa
  • Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 40 hours per week over 5 nights, Sunday to Thursday  (2200 hours to 0600 hours)

The Company is based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire and is currently recruiting for a Counterbalance Forklift driver with Warehouse experience to join their team.

This is an interesting and varied role that combines hands-on logistics work, working 40 hours over 5 nights. You will undertake 2 weeks of in-house training with our client.  Whilst working for Drive Hire Oxford the hourly pay rate will be £12.32 PAYE Adv paid weekly

Job Duties:

  • Checking and safely unloading and loading vehicles
  • Unloading lorries using a clamp truck this will involve manual handling duties
  • Loading lorries using a clamp truck

Essential Requirements:

  • A valid UK Counterbalance Forklift licence
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • A professional attitude is essential together with good written and verbal communication skills and a keen eye for detail. The successful candidate will enjoy working as part of a team and be able to follow set process closely after forklift training.

Company Benefits:

  • Uniform and PPE provided
  • 30 days holiday as you will be required to work all bank holidays except for Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day
  • Company pension scheme
  • Internal  Health & Safety training to develop skills for the future
  • Free onsite parking
  • 33% off our clients establishments

Apply today

We are part of the Driver Hire Nationwide network and with over 100 offices across the UK, we are the largest specialist transport and logistics recruiter with over 30 years’ experience. Driver Hire Oxford treats you as the professional that you are, can provide flexible work and in our latest driver survey, 94% of candidates state that they are proud to work for Driver Hire.

If you have an valid counterbalance forklift licence and are looking for immediate temp to perm full time work then call Tom or Miles at Driver Hire Oxford call 01865 798 998 (please call our office Monday to Friday from 0800 hours to 1700 hours)

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Driver Hire is the UK’s largest specialist transport and logistics recruitment company. We offer temporary and permanent driving jobs, non-driving work and Driver CPC training.


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Driver Hire is the UK’s largest specialist transport and logistics recruitment company. We offer temporary and permanent driving jobs, non-driving work and Driver CPC training So, if you are an individual looking for work or an organisation looking for staff, you have come to the right place If you would like to register your interest with us either as a driver looking for a new opportunity or a company requiring new drivers then please contact us: 01865 798 998

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