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Date Added: Tue 23/04/2024

FLT Driver

Wakefield, WF1, UK
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Job Type: Temporary, Full Time

Salary: £13.65 - £15.17/hour

Are you an experienced FLT driver?

Do you see yourself as part of a large team working for a multinational global brand?

We have a great opportunity for FLT counterbalance drivers who would like to be part of a large team.

Our client manufactures, distributes, sells and markets some of the world's strongest brands in non-alcoholic beverages. It is a leading Western European marketer, distributor, and producer of bottles and can non-alcoholic refreshment.

Job title: FLT driver

Job type: Temporary - Ongoing

Location: Wakefield, WF2

Pay rate: £13.65/ hour, going up to £15.17/ hour after 12 weeks

Working days: Monday to Sunday

*Should be flexible to work on weekends

Working hours: 3 on 3 off (rotating days & nights)

Shift timings: 07:00 - 19:00 or 19:00 - 07:00

Start date: Immediate

*Full training will be provided.

*The eligible candidate must have minimum 6 months experience as a FLT counterbalance driver and an in-date license.


Access to Randstad Happi benefits scheme which includes 100's of high street discounts, gym membership and much more!
Employee Assistance Programme / Wellbeing Support
Flexible shift patterns
Paid breaks
Free soft drinks and hot drinks on site
Free parking
Internal training and development
Weekly pay
Pay increase after 3 months
Access to permanent vacancies

Key Responsibilities:

To operate powered industrial trucks to safety load and unload materials and deliveries and move them to and from storage areas.
Locating and moving pallets of stock and loading trucks ready for client delivery
Maintaining safety and housekeeping standards at all times
Reporting on any damages to stock or the vehicle
Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained.
Working safely and in a timely manner to achieve productivity targets
Moving finished goods around the warehouse using SAP
Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly work area. Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse. Conduct operations in a manner that promotes safety
Store the pallets in the ASRS Warehouse
Unload vehicles delivering full goods into the ASRS warehouse
Some manual handling may be required to rebuild damaged pallets


Must have minimum 6 months experience as a FLT counterbalance driver and an in-date license
FLT drivers must have a strong understanding of the Health and Safety process and be able to work as part of a team to meet daily targets and deadlines
The successful applicant will have experience ideally within a fast paced FMCG or consumer goods environment.
Recent experience of driving an FLT reach or double handler an advantage
Preferably loading/unloading experience
Must be flexible with the shift requirements

Got a thirst for more? Apply now and our dedicated team will contact you to discuss further
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