Fork Lift Truck Driver/Yard Operative.

  • Pontypool, Torfaen
  • £10.75 - £11.25 per hour

Fork Lift Truck Driver/Yard Operative

  • Pontypool, Torfaen
  • £10.75 - £11.25 per hour
  • Posted March 10, 2023

Job Title: Fork Lift Truck Driver/Yard Operative

Location: Pontypool

Salary: £10.75 – £11.25 per hour

Hours: Full time. Monday – Friday (07:00 – 15:30) – (13.00-23.00) Days and Afternoons on a rotational basis

We are currently recruiting a Fork Lift Truck driver (Counterbalance) for a well established client to join a company based in Pontypool. This role is paying £11.25 per hour and is working 7:00am to 3:30pm – 13.00-23.00pm Monday to Friday on a rotational basis this role is Temp to Perm.

Job Purpose:
Reporting to the Cut or Bond Team Leader you will be primarily working in the factory and yard responsible for feeding bricks and component parts to multiple production lines in a safe and timely manner. The role will also provide cover to the yard and other departments to meet production

The Position

  • Hold a current counterbalance and telehandler forklift truck licence
  • Carry out daily safety checks of mechanical equipment
  • Respond to busy production teams in order to meet daily production targets
  • Ensure bricks are labelled and picked correctly
  • Maintain safe and clean working area
  • Wear correct and appropriate PPE for the department

The Person

  • Experience of working in a busy production environment
  • Counter Balance Fork Lift Truck License
  • Desirable Telehandler License
  • Resilient to working in a noisy brick cutting department
  • Resilient to working in wet and cold conditions
  • Reliable with an excellent attendance record
  • Able to work with little supervision following initial training and induction

If you feel this role is for you then we would love to hear from you so please apply now!


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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