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Forklift Operator

Overall Job Purpose


Fortec Distribution Network is a pallet network handling thousands of pallets a week at its hub at Watford Gap. Your main task will be working on a forklift truck tipping and loading curtain side single deck or double deck trailers in our pallet Hub, on occasion you may also be required to perform manual handling to make good and secure loads or use scanning equipment to scan in and out pallets.


Key Duties and Accountabilities


In keeping with accepted principles of good working practice, you may be required to undertake additional or alternative duties, as directed by your Manager. You are required to carry out the following key duties and accountabilities:

  • Ensuring quality of load & transhipment of freight through the hub to its destination whether to place into a bay location or to place on to a waiting vehicle or standing trailer

  • Performing routine pre inspections to ensure equipment is suitable for use


  • Ensuring the reporting of non-compliance/accidents/near misses/abuse/intimidation etc

  • To provide information and to communicate with customer vehicle drivers, if and when the need arises

  • Ensure reports have been compiled for damaged product/poorly presented vehicle/site damage and equipment damage etc

  • Operate equipment to perform work requirements




  • Hold a valid FLT Licence

  • Attention to detail


  • Team player


  • Experience of using scanning equipment or working at another pallet Hub would be beneficial but not essential



Shift : Monday to Friday / 20:00p.m. - 04.30a.m.


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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