FLT Operative

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Business on behalf of our client with regards this temporary position.

Our very busy client based in Aylesbury  is looking for experienced FLT Operative to join their team working on an ongoing temporary basis.  For the right person, this role could go temp-perm.

You will need to be a good communicator as you will be working closely with a team of experienced operatives. You should have a flexible attitude, you will need to be aware of health and safety as it will be a key factor within the working day. You will also be loading and unloading delivery vehicles by hand or with a forklift truck, sorting stock and general housekeeping.

Reporting to the : Production Manager


  • Stocking production lines with components and stacking finished goods in the storage area prior to dispatch
  • Loading finished products onto vehicles for dispatch
  • Dealing with appropriate paperwork
  • Relevant training may be given if required to work in other areas of the warehouse


  • Attention to detail
  • Good accuracy and organisational skills
  • Experience  of driving a Counterbalance FLT
  • To hold a current valid Counterbalance Licence

Other benefits 

  • Overtime available
  • Possible permanent position
  • Training Provided

Person Specification :

  • A mature attitude to work, encompassing health and safety and quality and care


Hours of work  will be : 1.30pm – 11.30pm (Once trained)

Days : Monday – Thursday (on the later shift)

Training for the first couple of weeks will be on the day shift :6.00am – 2.00pm

Days  Monday – Friday (on the earlier shift)

The position is temp to perm and is – £10.50 per hour

Contract Type: Temporary, Full time

Transport: Own means of transport needed to get to location as public transport links not available

Pay rate : £10.50 p/h – pay can increase with experience

Training  on : Overhead crane, COSH, working at height and manual handling

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FLT/Warehouse Operative

Andy File Associates Limited is working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this temporary to permanent vacancy.


FLT/Warehouse Operative – Chesterfield


Rate of Pay: £9.36 per hour, increasing to £10 per hour upon offer of permanent contract


We are working on behalf of our client to find 2 suitable candidates to join their successful team. Ideally our client is looking for candidates with in date Reach and Counterbalance certificates as both are used on site.


The Role


  • Several years of continuous experience is preferential
  • Driving FLTs
  • General warehouse duties
  • Assisting colleagues with other activities as and when required
  • Candidates to attend a 30 to 45-minute driving assessment in warehouse to permit us to gauge their expertise
  • FLT certificates gained by externally qualified recognised providers are preferential as it gives us confidence that the standard of training is robust
  • In house certifications accepted in conjunction with observance of good driving at the assessment above
  • Candidates will need to be refreshed by our clients’ external training provider as soon as possible after commencement of employment and will not be permitted on a truck until this is delivered
  • All certificates must have been gained/refreshed within the last 3 years
  • Refresher training will be delivered as soon as possible after commencement as it is policy that certificates are refreshed every 12 months
  • All candidates to attend prior to employment a H&S Induction Day which is mandatory and a 65% pass mark in each of two tests on the day


Hours of Work:

Shift Patterns – 2 options:-


  • Days – 06:00 am – 14:00 pm
  • Afternoons – 10:00 am – 18:00 pm


Rate of Pay:


  • FLT Rate for days whilst on agency – 12 week temp to perm is £9.36
  • FLT Rate for overtime 1.25 – worked over 48 hours in 1 week
  • Saturday night or Sunday day is paid at double rate
  • 30 minute lunch break

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