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Forklift Driver (Counterbalance)

Reference Number: 10924F

  • Job LocationLocation: Louth
  • Job SalarySalary/Rate: 10.00 (increases to £10.43 after 12 weeks – potential of earning up to £13.41) / Hour
  • Job Contract TypeContract Type: Ongoing
  • Employment TypeHours Type: Full Time
  • Job Shift TypeShift Type: Continental Shift Pattern
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Job Description

Our client, a large company, experts in the manufacturer of sustainable products, are looking to recruit Forklift Driver (Counterbalance) to join their team at their facility in Louth, Lincolnshire.

This company are a forward-thinking organisation with over 80 year’s experience in their sector, They are offering long term position(s) to join an existing manufacturing team, providing a first-class service within their manufacturing operations.

You will be enthusiastic, energetic, motivated, and physically fit with excellent time keeping. Thriving on working as part of a team ensuring the highest quality of work is always produced.

Diverse Employment are working on behalf of the advertised position so should you wish to apply, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Job Summary

Hours of Work

  • Continental shifts – 0600 to 1400 / 1400 to 2200 / 2200 to 0600


The following are a list of responsibilities for this role:

  • Working in a team
  • Ensure work is carried out to the highest standards of health and safety
  • Load / Unload palletised products
  • Required to operate a Counterbalance Forklift truck to load and unload materials and deliveries to and from storage areas
  • Checking loads are secure
  • Manual handling aspects
  • Carrying out quality/equipment checks
  • Following written instructions and keeping records
  • Always have a good understanding of Health & Safety


  • Hold a valid Counterbalance forklift licence


  • A proven track record of Forklift experience (Counterbalance) having the ability to operate and control equipment

Desired Skills / Qualities

  • Have effective communication skills, follow written and verbal instructions
  • Be a team player
  • Work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Excellent attention to details (detail-orientated)
  • Physically fit due to the active nature of this role
  • Motivated, enthusiastic and committed
  • Communicate well with people at all levels

Job Benefits / Perks

  • Statutory Holidays
  • Full training provided
  • Increased pay rate once taken on
  • Site canteen (hot and cold food)
  • Parking on site

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