Forklift Driver


Key responsibilities

Forklift Drivers operate machinery to load and unload inventory.  They monitor the maintenance of equipment and adhere to safety protocols.

Generic skills

  • Reliability
  • Organisational
  • Judgement
  • Patience

Priority skills

  • Ability to drive a forklift
  • Knowledge of safety procedures
  • Willingness to work shifts
  • Knowledge of warehouse management systems

Career progression

  • Warehouse Supervisor/Leading Head
  • Distribution/Warehouse Manager



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Forklift Driver
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