Forklift Yard Operative

  • Job ref: 049/01521
  • Type: Full Time, Permanent
  • Location: Bicester, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £21,500.00 per hour
  • Recruiting office: Oxford
  • Date posted: 16 September 2021

Job details

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Bicester, Oxfordshire
  • Job Ref: 049/01521
  • Salary: 21500.00 per hour
Forklift Yard Operative:  Our client is a National Building and Plumbing Supplier who is looking to recruit a forklift driver to work in their yard in Bicester, previous building and plumbing experience or similar environment would be an advantage but not essential
This is an all-round position covering all aspects of the branch’s functions in the yard
On a daily basis you will:
  • Serve customers in the yard
  • Load/Unload vehicles
  • Assist in the warehouse  (counterbalance forklift training provided)
Essential Skills include: • Knowledge of building materials would be preferable but not essential • Good numeracy • Good attention to detail • Counterbalance forklift licence (if you do not hold a forklift licence our client would be willing to put you through your test)
You will be dealing on a day-to-day basis with building and plumbing contractors, contract managers and the public. It is a demanding yet rewarding job where you will develop close relationships with the customer base
Ideal Candidate:
  • Friendly
  • Articulate 
  • Customer focused
You will have the ability to communicate effectively with customers face to face. You will be well presented with a proven track record of delivering first class customer service at all times
Hours of work and salary:
  • 0700-1630 (half hour lunch) Monday to Friday
  • 0730-1200 every other Saturday
  • Full time salary up to £21,500k pa
  • Temporary salary £10.65 per hour PAYE Adv
  • Monthly branch performance bonus
  • Uniform
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays (Christmas shut down)

Driver Hire Oxford is recruiting on behalf of our client to find their next new team member. We provide varied work but it’s more than just “an agency” job with us. We offer a warm and friendly place to work and we’re proud of the fact that in our latest satisfaction survey, 97% of candidates said they were proud to work for Driver Hire, 95% rated the level of respect received as Excellent/Good and nearly two thirds (64%) said they would ‘definitely’ recommend working for us.

How to Apply If you’re interested in this exciting opportunity and have a desire to work hard and succeed, then this may be the role for you. Call our friendly team today on 01865 798 998
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