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Forklift Truck Driver - Counterbalance


Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

Pay rate, Salary

Up to £12.60 per hour + Overtime is available at increase pay

Contract Type



Position: Forklift Truck Driver - Counterbalance (Temp to Perm)

Location: Tewkesbury - GL20 8JE

Salary: £12.60 per hour (with overtime ...

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Job description

Position: Forklift Truck Driver - Counterbalance (Temp to Perm)

Location: Tewkesbury - GL20 8JE

Salary: £12.60 per hour (with overtime available at time and a quarter)

Shift Pattern:

  • Working 5 days a week with 2 days off (no Sunday working)
  • Early shift: 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Late shift: 9:00 am - finish (approximately 6:30 pm)
  • Saturdays: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Additional Benefits:

  • On-site staff shop with excellent discounts available


  • Must possess a valid driving license or live locally to the site
  • Qualified forklift license with recent completion of training or refresher training

Description: We are seeking a skilled Forklift Truck Driver with a Counterbalance license to join our client at their established dairy production site in Tewkesbury. Operating within our Chilled Warehouse at the main Tewkesbury Depot, you will handle various tasks ranging from the factory floor to the glass fridge, chilled warehouse, and loading bays.

Reporting to the Warehouse Manager and Chilled Warehouse Supervisors, your role involves liaising with different departments and clients to ensure smooth distribution and prompt resolution of any issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Transporting and unloading goods safely and promptly
  • Maintaining cleanliness and safety in the Chilled Warehouse
  • Flexibility to undertake other tasks as required

Training Opportunities: Our dedicated Learning & Development Team offers practical refresher courses for forklift licenses and PPT training. We also support academic qualifications such as NVQs and Leadership courses. Additionally, we provide on-site training through our internal trainers and offer the Cotteswold Academy annually, providing an overview of our entire business.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years of forklift driving experience with a valid license
  • Experience with PPT is desirable
  • Reliable, with good communication skills and proficiency in English
  • Excellent time management skills and a motivated attitude

If you meet the above criteria and are keen to join our team, please apply for this role. We look forward to hearing from you!

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David Harvey
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