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Vacancy Details
Job Title : Warehouse Assistant/Cover Driver (Counter Balance & Reach Forklift)
Ref : P5574
Location:  UK
Category:  Warehouse & Distribution
Division:  Permanent Division
Salary:  £20,000 to £22,000, per annum, depending on experience
Job Type: 

Are you an experienced warehouse assistant, well versed in using either counter balance or reach forklifts? If so then this is a great opportunity to join a well-established business who really values each and every employee at their Warehouse in Middlesex.  

Your role is to assist the Warehouse Manager with the following tasks:
  • Deliver excellent customer service that exceeds all customer’s expectations, ensuring they are dealt with efficiently, courteously and as promptly as possible and any customer complaints/enquiries are dealt with to a satisfactory conclusion
  • To provide occasional cover delivering goods to customers mainly in a transit size vehicle at times when the regular driver is absent.  There will be no overnight stays and deliveries will be mainly in the South and up to the Midlands (for insurance purposes, no more than 3 points on driving licence)
  • Take in deliveries by way of handballing and  reach forklift,  following the company processes at all times
  • Pass all completed delivery notes onto the Customer Service team
  • Arrange return of incorrectly delivered or damaged items, complete a “Returns” note and inform supplier
  • Prepare and check outgoing deliveries ready for the following day
  • Keep warehouse and yard areas clean and tidy ensuring a safe working environment following all Health and Safety procedures
  • Solve all warehouse related ‘problems’ i.e. roller shutter, forklifts, lights etc.
  • Keep paperwork precise and clear so that tasks may be followed by colleagues
  • Prepare and assist with stock checks adhering to company procedure
  • Assist with the training and development of all new recruits
  • Be prepared to deputise effectively in the absence of the Warehouse Manager/Supervisor
  • Wherever possible, identify improvements to processes to enhance customer service, reduce costs, improve margin etc.
  • Take on any reasonable ad hoc duties as required in such a role
Please note due to the nature of the role there are certain insurance restrictions as such you must have had a full UK licence held for at least two years and no more than three points as well as experience in using either counter balance or reach forklifts. You will be expected to cover one of two shifts: 8:00am-5:30pm or 7:00am-4:30pm Monday - Friday and one Saturday per month 9:00am-5:30pm.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company that puts quality at the forefront of everything they do. If you’re looking for your next challenge and want to join a friendly company; submit your CV to us today!