Forklift Truck Driver - Linwood
The Malcolm Group is a privately owned and highly successful logistics, construction and maintenance business employing over 2000 people across the UK. Our Logistics Division operates from numerous locations providing integrated logistics solutions including warehousing, road and rail distribution and supply chain management. We operate 450 trucks, over 5 million square feet of warehousing and major rail freight terminals, servicing several blue chip customers.
The Company currently has opportunities for Forklift Truck Drivers based on a nightshift / 4 on 4 off dayshift rota within our Linwood complex in Paisley.
The job-holder must possess a counterbalance FLT Licence, have experience of working in a bonded warehouse and have an understanding of FLT and logistics operations, including picking stock, case picking, loading and unloading trailers and general handling of various palletised case goods. Experience of operating narrow-aisle trucks in a racking environment and/or clamp/push pull trucks for loading containers is also desirable.
Your main duties will involve:
- A key focus on Health and Safety in the workplace
- Scanning of goods in/out bound
- Carrying out manual procedures
- Loading and off-loading of various goods
- Preparing trailers including but not limited to pulling open/closing side curtains & fastening/unfastening load-securing straps
- Load securing
- Paperwork verifications
- Stock control
- Manual lifting
- Communication with managers, supervisors and stock control team
- General warehouse duties & house keeping
You must be confident, competent and have good communication skills given the safety critical nature of the work that is undertaken.
Various nightshift patterns available. You are expected to demonstrate reasonable flexibility in your working hours in order to suit the needs of the business, particularly at peak operational periods.
New rate of pay increase from October 2021 which can be discussed further at interview stage.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a very successful and well-known business and to develop your career.
Please note we are unable to send a personal acknowledgment to every applicant. Thank you for your applications, we will be in contact if you are successful for interview.