FLT Counterbalance Driver / Warehouse Operative

Our client one of the UK’s Leading supplier in their field are looking to strengthen their Warehouse Team

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Warehouse Assistant to join their team based in the Newcastle-under-Lyme area. The successful candidate will join an established team and report to the Production Manager.


  • To comply with health and safety regulations
  • Assisting with monitoring health and safety within the branch
  • To gain and/or maintain fork truck licence
  • To carry out daily fork truck and pallet truck safety check lists and maintain gas bottle levels
  • To safely load and unload delivery and customer vehicles
  • Ensure all dispatched material is securely and safely packaged within weight limit of the vehicles being loaded and also the vehicle (including any mechanical handling facility i.e pallet truck, Hi Ab grab, Moffet, tail lift etc.) used to offload.
  • Picking, packing and dispatch orders safe and efficiently
  • To assist Procurement with stock management (P.I.’s / stock takes) and maintaining stock profile
  • To put away stock after checking quantities and to liase with Production office to ensure stock is booked in.
  • Keeping warehouse clean and tidy and maintain a safe environment
  • Assist in maintaining operations within warehouse and dispatch
  • Assist in process and manage returned goods
  • Assist in co-ordination of transport customer deliveries, destinations and access restrictions
  • General warehouse duties
  • To have strong customer focus
  • Complete all customer request providing the correct information
  • To develop a strong product knowledge
  • To undertake any additional training necessary to the role

Experience and capabilities required:

  • Proven experience in a Warehouse setting
  • Valid External Counterbalance Forklift Licence
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Understanding of basic health and safety awareness

This is a great opportunity working for a prestigious company, we are looking for candidates who are good team players, with impressive experiences and skill sets and an aim to to learn and grown within a business.

All successful applicants will undertake employment reference checks

***Although we always aim to respond to every application, unfortunately, due to the high volume of CV’s received each day, this is not always possible. Therefore, if you haven’t heard from us within 5 working days of applying, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. ***


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