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Folk Lift Driver Leeming Bar, England

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Our client is a long established drinks manufacturer on Leeming Bar Industrial Estate. Innovative and dynamic, they are constantly pursuing new ways to improve the services and products they offer. An opportunity has arisen for Reach Truck Driver to join their team on a full time on-going basis

This is the ideal role for a Reach Truck Driver looking to develop their career with an award-winning company.

As a Reach Truck Driver you will be expected to move ingredients, make sure all products are packed correctly and all health and safety regulations are adhered to.

Your duties will include:      

  • FLT Driving                             
  • Packing and Stacking         
  • Working to your own initiative             
  • Operating computer programmed machinery
  • Ensure all Company Health and Safety standards are adhered to at all times, always working in a health and safety conscious manner and aware of any issues that may arise from your own actions.
  • Always wear the Personal Protective Equipment (P.P.E.) provided correctly in line with Company guidelines.
  • Adhere to Company standards regarding dress code and personal hygiene and ensure working practices result in a hygienic working environment.
  • Ensure effective and relevant information is communicated to colleagues to eliminate misunderstandings and ensure good working relationships are maintained.
  • Conduct handover ensuring all relevant information is passed on and understood.


To be considered for the role of Fork Lift Truck Driver, you must have

  • The flexibility to work around shifts                     
  • Proven reliability in a working environment                             
  • The Willingness to learn new processes
  • Own Transport
  • Literate with good command of English & good communication skills.
  • A good level of dexterity.
  • Reliable & a good timekeeper.
  • A good sense of responsibility to plant & fellow work colleagues.
  • An awareness of safe working practices & general factory health and safety requirements.
  • A can do approach to challenges & a positive attitude.
  • Ability to liaise under own initiative with other departments in order to maximise plant efficiency.
  • Counterbalance and Reach truck licence.


This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of the leading drinks manufacturers in the area. For this role a Reach and Counterbalance Licence is essential (in house licenses aren’t acceptable).

To apply for the role of Reach Truck Diver, please apply via the button or link shown.  If your skills and experience meet with this requirement, we will contact you to discuss the position in further detail.

Additional Keywords: Fork Lift Truck Driver, FLT, Reach, Counterbalance, Food Production, Food, Production, Picker, Packer, Manufacturing, Stacking, Reach Truck Driver, Counterbalance Driver.

Baxter Personnel  27-28  Blackwellgate, Darlington DL1 5HG



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