Forklift Warehouse Operative


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Update day: 02-03-2024

Location: Middlewich North West

Category: Transport / Logistics / Warehouse


Salary: £26,511.98 a year

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Do you have a counterbalance forklift license? Are you looking for a fresh challenge with a market leader to get your 2024 off to a flying start?

We are opening a brand new warehouse facility in Middlewich in partnership with our global and very exciting customer TATA, and we are looking for forklift operatives to join the team and make there mark on the operation from day 1!

Why Wincanton?

  • Unrivalled salary £26,511.98 per annum
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern, working 12-hour shifts between 6am and 6pm
  • 20 Days Holiday plus the option to buy more
  • Retail Discounts – supermarket, fashion, tech, days out, food and drink, home, cinema, travel, sports, music and games, books, health and beauty, leisure, Enterprise rentals
  • Extensive training opportunities with funded accredited courses
  • Friends and Family Apprenticeships – Not only can you learn and develop new skills, your friends and family can enrol on accredited courses too!
  • Cycle 2 Work Scheme
  • Holiday Trading
  • Healthcare Cash plan
  • Dental Cash plan
  • Share Scheme
  • Pension Accident Insurance
  • Payroll Giving
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Online GP Access
  • Hospital Plan
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Retirement Courses
  • 50% discount on RAC cover
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Extended Employee Assistance Programme including free financial and legal advice

Day to Day

  • Effective loading and unloading of a variety of containers working with TCE’s palletised, packed sodium bicarbonate and salt products.
  • Put away and picking of pallets into racking and marshalling areas utilizing appropriate MHE
  • Wrapping and restacking items to meet the customers requirement
  • Utilizing all types of MHE on site (VNA, Reach, Counterbalance and PPT) as required
  • Responsible for contributing to the culture of Health & Safety on site
  • Demonstrating Wincanton culture and values – Excellence, Integrity, Passion, Proactivity, Togetherness and Trust

What will you bring?

  • Counterbalance Forklift and Reach Truck license
  • VNA licence would be an advantage, although full training will be provided ( VNA trucks can reach heights of up to 18 metres, so please consider this before applying)
  • Flexibility regarding shift patterns
  • Good attention to detail, and an accurate way of working
  • Proactive, flexible, can-do attitude to resolve issues and challenges
  • The quality of work is the main consideration, so a good level of attention to detail is required
  • Understanding the need for a high level of customer service
  • Good communication skills

Wincanton’s Commitment

Our people are our most important asset and as such we are continuously expanding our capability programs to provide you with opportunities to build and extend your professional, functional, and management skills. Your development through coaching is our priority. Continuous learning takes place through a broad variety of opportunities and types of engagements. Access to the latest technological innovations in the logistics and supply chain industry, as well as Wincanton’s deep knowledge and expertise in our field, constitute a superb platform for your professional development.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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Deadline: 16-04-2024

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