Counterbalance driver

Job Description: We are seeking dedicated and hardworking individuals to join our team as Counterbalance FLT Driver in the NN5 area.

As a FLT Driver, your primary responsibility will be to ensure the efficient and safe handling of goods within our warehouse facility.

Heavy lifting is a aspect of this role, and candidates should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks.

We offer flexible working hours from 6:00 PM to 3:00 AM or 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM.

Key Responsibilities:

Heavy Lifting: Safely handle and transport heavy and bulky items, following proper lifting techniques and using appropriate equipment as needed.

Order Picking and Packing: Accurately pick, pack, and prepare orders for shipment, ensuring that all items are in good condition and appropriately labeled.

Inventory Management: Assist in the accurate counting and tracking of inventory stock, performing regular stock checks, and reporting discrepancies.

Loading and Unloading: Load and unload goods from delivery vehicles, verifying product quantities and inspecting items for damage.

Safety Compliance: Adhere to all safety protocols, guidelines, and regulations to ensure a secure working environment for all employees.

Organization and Cleanliness: Maintain a clean and organized work area, including proper disposal of packaging materials and maintaining the overall cleanliness of the warehouse.

Equipment Operation: Operate warehouse equipment, such as forklifts, pallet jacks, and hand trucks, following safety procedures and manufacturer guidelines.

Teamwork: Collaborate with other warehouse operatives, supervisors, and logistics teams to accomplish daily tasks efficiently.

Reporting: Report any damaged or missing items, equipment malfunctions, or safety concerns to the appropriate personnel.

Qualifications and Requirements:

Physical Fitness: Ability to lift and move heavy items (up to 60-90kg) and perform physically demanding tasks for extended periods.

2 man lifts will apply on heavier items

Punctuality: Be punctual and reliable for assigned shifts, as they may include evenings and early mornings.

Attention to Detail: High level of accuracy in order picking, packing, and inventory management.

Safety Awareness: Comply with safety regulations, wear appropriate protective gear, and follow safety protocols.

Team Player: Willingness to work collaboratively in a team environment and take direction from supervisors.

Prior Experience: Previous experience in a warehouse or logistics role is an advantage but not required

Good Communication: Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Adaptability: Ability to adapt to changing work demands and priorities.

Working Conditions:

Shift Hours: starting at 6:00 PM to 3:00 AM or 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM.
Work Environment: Warehouse setting with varying temperature conditions.
If you are a motivated individual with a strong work ethic and the ability to perform heavy lifting tasks, we encourage you to apply for the position of FLT Driver in NN5.

Join our team and contribute to our mission of efficient and reliable warehouse operations.



  • Start: asap
  • Rate: £11.50 - 12.00 per hour + Overtime
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: XP Recruitment Ltd
  • Tel: 01604866229
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: CGPAN
  • Posted: 2024-03-18 15:35:38 -

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