Forklift Driver

  • Posted on: 8 April 2021
  • Job Title: Forklift Driver
  • Reporting To: Production Supervisor

Job Summary

• To transport materials between production areas in accordance with production & delivery schedules.

• To handle, store, transfer and deposit materials correctly, in designated areas, as per training and instruction.

• To work with the Fitting & Stores teams to necessary materials are transferred to work stations and follow-up any missing items.

• To assist with the safe unloading/loading of vehicles with incoming/outgoing goods.

• To maintain a safe and well organised shed, cleaning and removing waste materials in line with the waste management procedure.

• To adhere to traffic management procedures including directing traffic safely in/out of assembly areas.

• To complete daily safety checks to ensure vehicle and work equipment are in good working order and submit all necessary check sheets as required per maintenance procedure.

• To follow all reasonable instructions provided by Team Lead & Supervisor.

• Work in accordance with relevant risk assessments and safe systems of work, as per Health & Safety training and instruction.

• To comply with company policies and procedures.

• Any other duties, within reason and capability, as agreed with the Fabrication Production Manager/ Senior Managers

Person Specification

Qualifications/Attainments• Good standard of education to GCSE level or equivalent• Valid Forklift Truck licence • CI lorry licence
Relevant Experience / Knowledge• 2yrs+ experience of operating a Forklift Truck • Knowledge of Health & Safety requirements • Previous experience of operating a side loader, handling large loads
Skills and Competencies• A strong work ethic • Good organisational skills • Good communication skills • A team player • Highly motivated and desire to improve • Operational use of Overhead Cranes

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