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Counterbalance Forklift Driver willing to hand ball

Ref: VAC-14407
  • Location: Ipswich
  • Industry: Port
  • Discipline: 70 Shed Operative
  • Employment: Permanent


Job Description

We are looking for Counterbalance Forklift Drivers willing to handball for our Port of Felixstowe contract

On going regular work

You must have forklift experience and be willing to handball, expired forklift licences considered dependant on experience

*You will complete 35 hours induction and training
*You must be able to work as part of a team as well as on your own where necessary
*You will be carrying out manual handling tasks, including the loading and discharge of containers
*Relevant health & safety and operational requirements and procedures must be followed at all times

Who we are looking for?

Suitable applicants will:

*Be physically able to carry out heavy manual labour
*Be flexible in your approach to working hours and tasks and be available at relatively short notice when needed
*Be keen to learn new skills and complete relevant training
*The ability to prioritise Health & Safety in a safety critical environment
*Have a full UK driving licence – desirable however not essential

Applicants will be required to successfully complete a medical assessment and undergo Drug and Alcohol screening as part of the selection process.

Shifts are:

Monday – Friday 0700 – 1800 11 hours
Weekends 0700 – 1700 10 hours

*You will be required to work some weekends

Contact Suzie on 07496385201 or email


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