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Counterbalance Forklift Driver

  • Location

    Colchester

  • Sector:

    Industrial

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    9 Per Hour

  • Contact:

    Colchester

  • Contact email:

    colchester@swanstaff.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01206 570688

  • Job ref:

    COL/TG/CBFD/164

  • Consultant:

    Colchester

Swanstaff are looking for experienced counterbalance forklift drivers to join a manufacturing client based on Severalls industrial estate.
This is a temp to perm opportunity meaning that should you be successful within a 12 week temp to permanent period, you will be offered a full time contract with our client.


Job title: Counterbalance Forklift Driver
Location: Colchester
Rate of pay: £9 per hour


The role of a Counterbalance Forklift Driver:

  • Loading goods onto lorries/vans.
  • Liaising with the warehouse manager.
  • Manual handling goods onto pallets.
  • Stacking pallets.
  • Wrapping pallets for dispatch.
  • Printing appropriate stickers for palletised stock to ensure it is delivered to the correct location.


Standard working hours:
07:30 - 17:00 Monday to Thursday
07:30 - 16:30 Friday


The requirements of a Counterbalance Forklift Driver:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience working on the counterbalance forklift truck.
  • Your own pair of steel toe-capped boots.

Please do bear in mind that although this is a counterbalance forklift role, you will be required to work off the forklift around 70% of your working day.

If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to colchester@swanstaff.co.uk and call Tom on 01206 570688 for more information!