Fork Lift Truck driver

FLT Counterbalance Operators

Hours: 8am-5pm - Monday until Friday

Rate: £8.75/hr

Heads Recruitment is recruiting for FLT Counterbalance Operators within Heald Green area to work for one of our Clients.

The Company is a plant nursery specialising in growing tomatoes.

They supply multiple retailers, wholesale markets and trade customers.

Recent growth in business has caused an increased demand for expansion within their FLT Team.

This is ongoing, long term position with an opportunity for a permanent contract for the right candidates.

FLT Counterbalance Operators

The Role

As a FLT Operator, your main duties would include:

Little part of your time throughout a day (about 40%), you will spend doing general labour work as well as handballing.

The other 60% of your time at work you will be operating FLT trucks – duties below:


  • loading and unloading goods from vehicles such as lorries or vans
  • moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility
  • tipping waste away
  • stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following stock control instructions
  • checking loads are secure
  • stacking empty pallets
  • splitting pallet
  • performing daily equipment checks, for example recharging the truck's battery
  • helping to load and unload trucks by hand where necessary

The Candidate

To be successful, you need to:


  • have a previous experience in operating Counterbalance truck – you may be using clamps attachment
  • have a valid license/certificate to operate FLT truck (Counterbalance)
  • be punctual and reliable
  • be able to organise and prioritise workload
  • be computer literate
  • have a good numeracy and literacy skills

To apply for this position, please send your up-to-date CV to email provided or call HEADSA on 0161 746 7908.



  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £8.75 - 8.75 per hour
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Agriculture
  • Recruiter: Heads Recruitment Ltd
  • Contact: Heads A Industrial Division
  • Tel: 0161 746 8555
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: A2/J/FLT
  • Posted: 2018-06-13 08:33:11 -

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