Counterbalance Forklift Driver

Counterbalance Forklift Driver

AKW GW ae recruiting Counterbalance Forklift Drivers to join their team at their site in Manchester.

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Manchester (M17)

AKW are recruiting Counterbalance FLT Drivers to join their team at their site in Manchester.


Monday - Friday


Day Shift

10 hour shift – 1 hour break 06:00 – 16:00

£9.90PH + 50p per hour attendance bonus

Night Shift

10 hour shift – 1 hour break 18:00 - 06:00

£9.90PH + 50p per hour attendance bonus


  • Additional benefits:
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Full Uniform and PPE
  • Onsite Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Loyalty Awards (recognises employees with 5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 years’ service)
  • Employee benefits and discounts across a range of top brands (including shopping, travel, motoring and days out)

About the job:

  • Loading and Off-Loading pallets from high-stacking racks 5 levels up
  • Picking orders
  • Off-Loading incoming transports of goods to warehouse
  • Forklift / Flexi operative
  • Review ‘goods in’ clipboard and check collections
  • Pick accurately as per list
  • Compare notes/locations to ensure correct items are selected for dispatch
  • Unloading of goods being checked into storage
  • Allocation of pallets into warehouse racking
  • Accurate completion of relevant location documents
  • Pallet wrapping

Your knowledge and experience:

  • FLT licence
  • Experience working within a warehouse environment
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety procedures
  • Able to work well under pressure to tight timescales
  • Experience driving a counterbalance forklift / Flexi Truck


We are an equal opportunities employer whom encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds. We are recruiting now for this role. To apply please forward your CV with any relevant experience listed, to [email protected] or apply online here.

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