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  • Forklift Driver - Wickes

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Branch, Store & Showroom
  • Location: Maldon, Essex
  • Salary: Hourly rate of National Living Wage, plus possibility to earn extra using the company's bonus scheme.
  • Hours of work: 39 hours over 5 days per week, covering opening hours of 7am-8pm Monday to Saturday, and Sunday 10-4. Shifts can begin as early as 6am or end as late as 10pm. One weekend day is expected to be worked.
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 13-May-2018
  • Job reference: 15298

Job Description

Join us at Wickes and you’ll join a team that takes a real pride in what they do – pride in our products, in our brand but most of all in our people.


As a Forklift Driver you will be in a key customer facing role.  Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of a company vehicle you will assist in providing an effective delivery and collection service to the customers or branches.  You will make sure that the vehicle is loaded correctly, the supporting paperwork is carried and ensure that at all times the vehicle is driven and maintained to the standards laid down by the Road Transport / Traffic Legislation, and Company instructions.


What are we looking for?

Working on your own initiative, but recognising the importance of being a team member, your role is crucial to our commitment to a high quality service to our customers. In addition to holding an appropriate driving licence it would be desirable, but not essential, if you had previous experience in the operation of HIAB equipment and the transport of hazardous cargo,training will be given.


About us:

Wickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store.  We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK’s top employers.  That’s why the first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together.  It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make.  Chances are you've never experienced anything quite like our culture.  All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be.  If that sounds like you, we’ll make you feel right at home.


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