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Forklift Driver

  • Fresh Jobs
  • Glasgow
  • 09/01/2019
Full time

Job Description

Summary

FORKLIFT TRUCK DRIVER (NIGHT SHIFT)

QUEENSLIE, CAMBUSLANG

PERMANENT (FULL TIME)

35 HOURS PER WEEK

£9.00 PER HOUR (SATURDAY'S £10.35 PER HOUR)



SHIFT PATTERN; (5 NIGHTS OVER 7) 9.00PM - 4.00AM

OVERVIEW

Menzies Distribution have an excellent opportunity for a experienced Forklift Truck Driver to join our Queenslie Newsquest team who play an important role in supporting our business to deliver a world class service and time critical newspapers & magazines on a daily basis to our 1,400+ retail customers located throughout the West of Scotland.

Reporting directly with the Night Shift Supervisor you will be responsible for ensuring our high standards within the warehouse are upheld whilst showing commitment to delivering your role with energy and enthusiasm. You'll work closely with our team leaders, machine operators and quality assurance team to ensure the smooth and efficient running of our busy production lines.

You will have a thorough understand of the importance of working within Dispatch Health and Safety guidelines whilst ensuring the maintenance of the forklift trucks from pre-start checks, reporting of issues to the cleanliness of the trucks.

This is a great opportunity to join one of the UK's & Ireland's largest and most recognised distribution brands, where career, personal development and going the 'extra mile' is at the heart of our company ethos.



WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Loading/unloading HGVs Moving materials around site
  • Ensuring that products and materials are moved safely and efficiently
  • Receiving goods in from suppliers
  • Supplying materials to production areas
  • Stowing away finished goods
  • Loading trucks with finished palletised goods


WHAT YOU NEED

You'll be a positive 'can do' and hardworking individual that genuinely likes supporting colleagues, is able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team and is comfortable working to strict deadlines.

You must have a valid forklift licence, be flexible in regards to shift pattern and have up to date forklift driving skills.

HOW WE WILL REWARD YOU

In addition to a competitive remuneration package and company benefits, we provide ongoing development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.
  • Pension Scheme
  • 28 Days Annual Leave
  • Life Cover
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Eye Care


INCLUSION

At Menzies Distribution, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we'll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles.