• Danielle Grant

Forklift Driver with Counterbalance and Warehouse Operative (Hastings)

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our clients small but growing team as a Forklift/Warehouse Operative.


  • Safely and efficiently operating machinery and equipment

  • Pick, pack and palletising goods - completing orders with the correct products, quantities and packaging ready for dispatch within scheduled time frames

  • Safely loading/unloading lorries and shipping containers

  • Checking goods against delivery notes, catching damages or discrepancies

  • Working with the Warehouse Manager to help keep the overall efficiency and smooth running of operations - keeping a tidy, clean and safe workstation, pick/pack areas, aisles, racks and machinery

  • Entering goods in deliveries and dispatches in our system, printing product and shipping labels, updating reports and spreadsheets

  • Getting and booking freight quotes or courier shipments and updating shipment tracking info

  • Using a barcode scanner and/or Internal SKU references, updating labels and documents


  • Counterbalance Forklift licence and 1+ year experience required

  • Proven experience in warehousing, stock control, packing/palletisation, 1+ year experience preferred

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety and Fire Safety essential

  • Full UK driving licence required

  • Physically fit, comfortable to be on foot most of the day and able to manual handle up to 30kg

  • Computer literate (excel, operating systems, outlook email) essential

  • Pass a pre-employment Drug and Alcohol test

  • Excellent attention to detail, you take pride in doing things to a high standard and like finding better ways to do things

  • Great communication skills – you listen and can confidently speak/write to customers and suppliers

  • Positive and proactive, you see problems as opportunities and like finding solutions


  • Monday – Friday

  • 08.30 – 17.30

  • Some flexibility

We will try to respond to reply to all applicants. If, however you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements advertised by CDH Recruitment Limited

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