Counterbalance & Reach Forklift Driver (Nights)

Swindon - SN3

Counterbalance & Reach Forklift Driver (Nights)

Our client is a leading, quality focussed, globally owned manufacturing company as they look to recruit experienced Counterbalance & Reach Forklift Drivers within their busy operation.

Salary: £13.81 per hour rising to £14.26 per hour after 12 weeks.

Shift: 2000 – 0600 Monday to Wednesday and 2000 – 0530 on Thursday. No Friday’s, Saturdays or Sundays.

Contract type: Temporary contract with the opportunity to go permanent after 12 weeks.

Location: Swindon (SN3) – Commutable by bus

*Please note that due to the type of products our client produces and distributes, you will need to be physically fit as there will be some heavy lifting involved with this role.*


  • Receive, unload and pick products to a high standard using both pick sheets and an RFU scanner.
  • Ability to work accurately and safely.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to spot quality issues and able to confidently report issues to a Team Lead/Supervisor.
  • Ability to safely operate a Forklift truck


  • Enthusiastic work ethic with a willingness to improve and make a difference.
  • Ability to problem solve and think outside the box.
  • Strong materials handling skills with the ability to operate forklifts efficiently
  • Ability to go the extra mile and be flexible with working hours when needed.
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to follow & fully understand instructions and be able to clearly explain requirements to others.
  • Good team skills to be able to work with others and lead from the front.
  • Good verbal & written communication skills
  • Good attention to detail.


  • Previous experience in a warehouse environment using both Counterbalance & Reach forklift trucks.
  • Good knowledge of warehouse processes and procedures.
  • Experience in the use of scanning equipment.

This is a rare opportunity within a business that is thriving.

Our client is looking for great people to raise standards and to take their operation to the next level.

If this role sounds like a good fit for you then don’t hesitate in applying.

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