Job Vacancy at Darlaston Builders Merchants - Forklift Driver!
18th July 2018
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Darlaston builders merchants. Suppliers of cheap building materials to the trade and DIY.

VACANCY:Forklift Driver (Meadway – B33 )

We are a Midland based builders merchants with over 30 years establishment in the building trade. We currently operate four depots around the west midland region with a forward thinking culture to expand within the industry.

The company currently operate around 18-20 truck vehicles in which all have the ability to load various types of materials with crane capabilities. This includes all building products including civils such as concrete rings, ducting, piping, bricks, blocks and jumbo aggregates.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Operate the forklift counterbalance truck

  • To ensure all Lorries are off loaded and loaded as required.

  • Work within tight spaces

  • Serve and load customers with required materials in a safe manner

  • Manual handling will be involved

  • Ensure vehicle checks are completed

  • All paper work regarding deliveries to be completed

  • Stock control and order picking

  • Report any deficiencies in the working of any machinery/equipment i.e. fork lift trucks for which you are responsible on a daily basis.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Previous experience working under your own supervision would be preferred

  • Experience booking in of stock is preferred

  • Forklift counterbalance licence is essential

  • Ensure that a good standard of housekeeping is maintained at all times,

  • All tasks to be completed in the safest manner, adhering to all health and safety rules and regulations

  • Valid FLT licence preferred but training will be given for right candidate

  • Must be prepared to work outdoors

  • General housekeeping and manual handling


Work 7.30am till 5.00pm Monday to Saturdays and some Sundays

Job Type: Full-time

Competitive salary depending on experience.


Please submit your CV to

Closing date for applications: 14-08-18

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