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DC Forklift Driver

Undisclosed Company
Grays, Essex
£24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Amazing benefits package!
Closing date
14 Dec 2022

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Experienced Forklift Operators required for a world leading brand in Thurrock - 24/28K per annum

Manpower UK is now recruiting experienced and professional Forklift Operators for our prestigious client, a worldwide cleaning products manufacturer and supplier in Thurrock. You can find products of our clients brand in almost every home in the UK! They are now in need of Forklift Operators to work at their flagship London Distribution Centre, the largest of it's kind in Europe! This is an exciting opportunity to work for an industry leader that prides itself on it's worldwide reputation, rewarding it's staff with competitive pay packages and a great sense of secure employment alongside an exceptional perks and benefits scheme.

We are currently accepting applications from RTITB certified Forklift Operators who hold licenses for either Reach, Counterbalance or VNA forklift trucks. 42 hours duty time per week on a rotating continental shift pattern. Candidates will be working as part of a busy Dispatch Team, loading and unloading goods within the transport department.

Perks and Benefits

Our client offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to suit different individual needs and lifestyles, take a look below at these amazing plans!

Private Medical Insurance

We all want peace of mind when it comes to our health. The company offer medical insurance free to you (taxable benefit) and at great rates for your family. You are auto enrolled upon joining the company!

Generous Pension Plan

Upon joining the company you will be automatically enrolled into the company's Defined Contribution Pension Scheme. Your contribution rate will automatically default to the 4% member contribution level, with the company double matching at 8%!

Share Savings Program

You will be given the opportunity to join an advantageous Share Savings Plan. You can contribute up to a limit of 2.5% of your gross Basic Pay, up to a maximum amount of £150 per month. Your contributions are used to buy shares, for every Contributory Share you buy, the Company immediately gives you another free share!

Healthcare Benefits

Based on your length of service with the company, they offer generous sick pay entitlements as well as the opportunity to utilise a healthcare cash plan in the form of a voluntary benefit.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program is offered to all employees at the London Plant. The program provides 24-hour free access to advice on financial, emotional and legal matters that may affect you personally. The services is provided online or via a confidential telephone helpline which can be accessed by employees and their families.

Family-Friendly Leave Entitlements

The company offers generously paid maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave entitlements to eligible employees. In addition to this, eligible employees can take up to a week of extra paid leave around the time of their marriage or civil partnership.

Family Care Program

The company employs an independent company to provide it's working parents and carers the support they need to find the care solution that best helps them combine work and family. The service offers advice and support, expert 1:1 help with finding care solutions, adult and eldercare, back-up emergency care and a nursery discount.

Company Shop

There is a company shop on the grounds where all employees can get discounted products (all made on site!) for them and their families. All new joiners receive also receive a free welcome voucher to spend in the shop.

On-Site Medical Team

Access to an Occupational Health facility. The Health team aim to promote and maintain the physical, psychological and social well-being of all employees.

Free On-Site Gym and Facilities

Free access to an on-site gym.


24-28K starting salary per annum + great opportunity to top up earnings with additional hours and overtime shifts available.

Hours of work

Days - 05.45/18.00

Nights - 17.45/06.00

If you are interested in working with a global giant and match the above criteria, then please feel free to apply for this position. Alternatively, email your CV or call 07483 936 374.

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