FLT Counterbalance Driver

  • Job ref: 095/01945
  • Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £11.21 - £14.00 per hour
  • Recruiting office: Leeds East
  • Date posted: 29 July 2022

Job details

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Leeds
  • Job Ref: 095/01945
  • Salary: 11.21 - £14.00 per hour

Full Job Description

Job title: FLT Counterbalance Driver

Shift Pattern: There are 2 shift patterns available:

  • Monday to Friday – 10AM – 7PM – 45 hours paid per week
  • Monday to Friday – 7AM -5PM – 50 hours paid per week

Type of work: Temp to perm, meaning once you have completed 13 weeks working with Driver hire you will then transfer to the direct employment of our client

Location: Leeds

Pay: We offer 2 types of pay model PAYE standard – holidays paid when you take holiday or PAYE advanced – holidays paid weekly on top of hourly rate

Hourly rate: PAYE standard @ £10.00 per hour, PAYE advanced @ £11.21 per hour

Overtime Pay: Paid after 8 hours, weekends and bank holidays @ 1.25 x your hourly rate.

Start date: 1st August 2022

The Client:

Our client is a well known national business who have 3 depots in Leeds alone. Each depot specialises in a specific building sector. The LS10 depot handles all insulation products, these can be any thing from building materials such as plasterboard, sand and other insulation products.

Job Description:

This a duel role within a busy Goods out team. As a member of the team you will be required to pick and pack orders for customers.

Once successfully picked and packed you will be required to Load the clients vehicles with the completed order. This will require you to operate a Fork lift truck, so you must have a Counterbalance licence to operate the vehicle.

Goods which you will be picking can be off various shapes and sizes and on busy days can be physically demanding.


  • You must hold an in date FLT Counterbalance cert (RTTIB, ITTSAR or similar)
  • You must have at least 6 months experience working in a warehouse
  • Must be able to commute to LS10 for as early at 7AM

Extra Benefits:

  • On site secure parking
  • Staff canteen
  • Pension available
  • Internal promotions are available
  • Refer a friend to Driver Hire and be paid

If you are interested in the role please Apply today or Call Driver Hire Leeds East and ask to speak to Scott or Peter. Successful candidates will be required to attend our office at LS7 2AH to complete a job registration pack before commencing work immediately.

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