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Goods in/ FLT driver

  • Location: Coventry
  • Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 days ago

Goods in/ FLT Driver



Metalis are working in partnership with a manufacturing company who are looking for a skilled and detail orientated individual to join their team due to growth within the business and a healthy order book. This position would be working within their warehouse as a Goods in/Goods out operative and FLT driver.

Job Responsibilities:

  • To ensure that incoming goods are received, basic checks carried out, relevant supervisors informed for detailed inspection, and put away correctly and quickly.
  • To ensure that production have all the materials they need at all times, so that production efficiencies are kept as high as possible.
  • To marshal goods from the production sections ready for loading onto the lorries.
  • To Shunt and load BMDS vehicles, load external haulier vehicles and oversea containers and vehicles in a safe and timely manner, with the correct goods planned for delivery, aiming to minimise transit damage
  • To store and control all waste and recycling on site, and to maintain the site in a neat, tidy and safe manner.
  • To ensure that congestion on site is minimised by controlling vehicle flow.
  • To ensure that the highest safety standards are maintained around all vehicles at all times.
  • To ensure that appropriate pauses in loading activity are maintained during peak traffic times.
  • To maintain high standards of all aspects of forklift usage, including safe usage, training, and maintainence
  • Receive arriving delivery vehicles, direct them to their unloading destination if necessary
  • Carry out basic inspections to incoming goods, label them if required, and deliver and store them a their final storage location
  • Handle and report non-conforming material correctly.
  • Respond appropriately to potentially dangerous situations such as unsafe arriving loads, or chemical leaks.
  • Complete relevant inspection paperwork, file it correctly, and book goods in to AX in a timely manne
  • Marshall all outgoing products to appropriate places, and complete marshalling paperwork correctly.
  • Flag potential problems at the earliest opportunity to production supervisors/transport supervisor. · Report goods which are not ready, not labelled, or incorrect for any reason. · Carry out daily yard checks for undelivered goods, and report any immediately.
  • Move and Load delivery vehicles, completing paperwork for each vehicle. · Carry out basic checks on all goods during loading, checking for damage, or obvious quantity errors. · Ensure that vehicles are not overloaded, or that axles are not overloaded, and report potential overloading problems. · Ensure that all paperwork is completed and filed correctly. · Report goods which are not available for loading at the earliest opportunity.

Skills & Experienece:

  • Must have an external counterbalance license
  • Proven communication and diplomacy skills
  • Able to drive counterbalance / combi forklifts · Well organised and methodical
  • Able to plan work to balance conflicting priorities and meet deadlines.
  • To be able to work flexible hours, including some unsocial hours.
  • Experience of loading vehicles

Hours & Pay:

£23,000-25,000 DOE

7:00-16:00 Monday - Thursday, 7:00-15:00 on Fridays

If you are interested in this role we encourage you to click 'apply' and a memeber of our team will contact you.