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Experienced Forklift Driver

Ref: VAC-12714
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Location: Felixstowe
  • Industry: Port
  • Discipline: 70 Shed Operative
  • Employment: Permanent


Job Description

The Port of Felixstowe is Britain’s biggest and busiest container port, and one of the largest in Europe.
The port welcomes approximately 3,000 ships each year, including the largest container vessels afloat today – crucially, the port provides some of the deepest water close to the open sea of any European port.

Key Requirements for the role

These include:

– Complete an initial training period of circa 36 hours (reasonable notice period given).
– The ability to work both as part of a team and on own initiative where necessary.
– Carry out manual handling tasks, including the loading (handballing) and discharge of containers within the Port.
– Follow all relevant statutory and Port specific Health & Safety and Operational requirements and procedures at all times.
– Working in a clean environment
– Hold a current counterbalance/expired counterbalance licence (re-training will be considered on an individual basis)
– Driving licence an advantage but not necessary.
– Weekdays £9.20 0700-1800
– Weekends £12.90 0700-1700
– Medical required – Must be clear of Drugs/Alcohol

Further details contact Suzie 01394 286051


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