ForkLift Truck Driver

Posted By: Liam Major
Salary: £11.72 to £12.33 per hour
Location: Washington, NE37
Job Type: Temp to Perm
Category: Fork Lift

ForkLift Truck Driver Positions in the Automotive Industry | Immediate Start | Factory Experience Not Required

Company: Central Employment

Location: Washington


Join our rapidly expanding automotive engineering company as we seek talented Forklift Truck Driver to join our dynamic manufacturing plant. With a focus on providing excellent training and opportunities for growth, we are the ideal destination for those seeking long-term, steady employment.

No prior experience in the automotive trade? No problem! We offer comprehensive training to all candidates, making previous experience a bonus but not a requirement. What we value most is a positive attitude, reliability, and a keen willingness to learn.

Why choose us? We prioritize the well-being and career development of our employees. Upon demonstrating exceptional performance, the company offers permanent contracts to deserving candidates within a timeframe of 3 to 6 months. Furthermore, as you establish yourself in our organization, you’ll find numerous avenues for advancement.


As a Forklift Truck Driver, you will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including:

  • Safely and efficiently operate Reach and Counterbalance forklift trucks to transport goods and materials.
  • Perform line feeding duties to ensure the continuous supply of materials to production lines.
  • Adhere to all safety protocols and guidelines to minimize the risk of accidents or damage to goods.
  • Conduct regular inspections of the forklift truck to ensure its optimal functioning.
  • Collaborate with team members and supervisors to prioritize tasks and meet production demands.
  • Maintain accurate documentation related to inventory, product movement, and any incidents or damages.


The ideal candidate possesses the following qualities:

  • Reach forklift truck experience (preferred for not essential).
  • Alternatively, any previous counterbalance experience is considered as the company will convert your licenses.
  • Proven experience operating a forklift truck in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent understanding of warehouse operations and safety protocols.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team and independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.


We offer two shift patterns to suit different preferences:

2 Shift (Days & Lates): £11.72 per hour

Days: 7.00am – 15.10pm (Mon – Thu) and 7.00am – 15.00pm (Fri)

Lates: 16.35pm – 00.45am (Mon – Thu) and 15.10pm – 23.10pm (Fri)

3 Shift (Days, Lates & Nights): £12.33 per hour

Days: 7.00am – 15.10pm (Mon – Thu) and 7.00am – 15.00pm (Fri)

Lates: 16.35pm – 00.45am (Mon – Thu) and 15.10pm – 23.10pm (Fri)

Nights: 23.20pm – 07.10am (Sun) and 23.15pm – 07.10am (Mon – Thu)


Overtime rates: Time and a half (£13.82 per hour) and double time (£18.42 per hour)

Pay reviews every 12 months based on performance and time and attendance records


This role offers immense potential for progression as our factory continues to expand. Immediate starts are available, and we conduct interviews on a weekly basis. Don’t miss out on this opportunity—apply today!

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