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Production Operator (Forklift Truck Driver)


Our client based in Abingdon are looking for a Counterbalance Forklift Truck Driver to join their team on a temporary, ongoing contract.

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Job summary

  • Abingdon
  • 6am - 2.15pm hours per week
  • Temp-to-perm
  • Permanent
  • 9.50

About the role

Our client are market leaders in the distribution of chemicals. As a member of the warehouse & production team, you will be using a counterbalance forklift to assist with unloading and loading deliveries, moving stock between locations in the warehouse & you will be required to assist with other duties (it’s only a small team so candidates are expected to cover various areas and duties).

Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Checking in stock to ensure correct volume and goods are in good condition
  • Placing items in to correct locations in the warehouse with the forklift
  • Booking items in with the use of a hand held scanner & internal computer system
  • Picking & packing orders and samples
  • Preparing orders for despatch

Training will be provided for all new starters, but ideally, we are looking for a candidate with previous forklift experience who are able to pick things up quickly.


  • PPE (Safety boots) and appropriate clothing for working within a warehouse environment

Job Information:

  • 6am – 2.15pm, Monday – Friday
  • Overtime available
  • £9.00 – £9.50 per hour starting rate, dependent on experience
  • Weekly pay
  • Immediate start available
  • Temp to perm contract, permanent placement if all is well at the end of the 12th week

About you

  • Candidates must be able to speak, read & write in English to a very good level, as job cards/labels/locations need to be read accurately
  • Up to date universal forklift license (not in house)

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