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Forklift truck driver - Peterborough, Cambridgeshire job description

17 may 2018

Forklift truck driver

One of the world's largest companies, Perkins Engines part of the Caterpillar group, requires with immediate effect a qualified Counterbalance Forklift Driver. Perkins Engines are experiencing huge growth and you can join their professional, expanding team at its headquarters in Peterborough, with sector leading health and safety, dedicated training and fantastic career opportunities.

Benefits include 33 days annual leave, overtime shifts, access to an on site canteen and café, free parking as well as numerous other benefits. Randstad operate in partnership with Perkins Engines.

Successful candidates will be given a comprehensive induction, full training, and uniform and the chance to progress within this company, which proudly boasts an 85 years' history. Shifts vary between morning, afternoon and night and add up to 39 hours a week and carry a shift premium.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

* Recent experience driving a Counterbalance
* An RTITB or ITSAAR and in date forklift certificate or a refresher certificate
* Shift work and overtime available and required


* Operating ​a counterbalance forklift
* Working in a team and at times independently
* Container maintenance/sorting and packaging consolidation
* Manual lifting may be required, and using other equipment​ checks
* ​Completing daily safety checks​
* Unloading/Loading material from/on internal & external trailers
* Safety checks to be conducted on trucks daily
* Ability to read standard ops and workplace manuals
* Operating lifting devices
* Adhere to PPE and H&S requirements
* Transporting goods within site

Additional benefits:

* Free, onsite car park
* Randstad uniform provided
* On site canteen and rest areas
* Access to internal vacancies
* Excellent Induction and Health and Safety training

To find out more about the benefits of working for Randstad at Perkins, apply now. Upon successfully completing the application you will be invited to attend a registration, practical FLT test and medical on site, before you start your new career

Please copy and paste the link below in your browser and complete the online assessment. After successful completion of the test we will then be in touch to arrange a face-to-face interview.


Critical thinking,Flexibility
Job Reference:FLT ROLE
Position Type:Temporary
Market Sector:Manufacturing & Production
Working Hours:Full-Time
Location:Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary:£10 - £12 per hour
Contact:Perkins Peterborough, Randstad Inhouse Services, Peterborough, United Kingdom
Phone:01733 583 584