Forklift Truck Drivers - Counterbalance - Days

Salary:  £11.06 - £12.88 per hour

Location:  Sutton Coldfield

Job Type:  Contract

Fork Lift Truck Driver - Counter Balance - Days, Lates & Night Shifts available - Ongoing Long Term Positions

For this role YOU will ideally be based within a 30 minute commute of Coleshill



£11.06 Days

£11.53 Lates

£12.88 Nights

26 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays


Rapier Employment are currently seeking a Fork Lift Truck Driver with counterbalance, to interface with the site teams and to source their requirements on a day to day basis, load and unload goods, move them to and from storage areas in the warehouse.

You will be working in a fast pace environment and to a time schedule quickly and accurately.

You must have a good eye for detail and comply with current health and safety procedures.

Previous experience in a similar role is essential.


  • Monday - Friday Shifts available - 0600-1400 1000-1800 1800-0200
  • Fri Night shift will be 2200-0600
  • You will receive full training
  • You will receive 26 paid holidays per full year worked, plus bank holidays
  • Pre-Employment checks, CRB Check required (Criminal Record Bureau) Drug and Alcohol Check


  • Fork Lift Licence Counter Balance - ITSARR or RTITB
  • Good Communication skills
  • Self Motivated
  • Well Organised
  • Relevant experience in a similar role essential





Rapier offers over 28 years of excellence in providing dedicated workers to leading third party clients. We are committed to sourcing, supplying and placing both temporary and permanent workers into a full range of commercial, production and logistics positions.

We are recruiters for many leading logistics firms in the UK. We are constantly on the look-out for drivers, warehouse and office based staff to fill both temporary and permanent positions.

As an equal opportunities employer, we place great importance on treating all employees fairly. As part of a generous employee package we offer many training and development opportunities, excellent rates of pay (including pension and holiday pay) and a benefits package that includes medical plan, life and disability cover.

This vacancy is advertised on behalf of Rapier Employment, who are a recruitment business.



  • Why Rapier?

    Choosing Rapier you can be assured that you are working with an industry leader who genuinely cares for the success and well-being of their employees.

    We strongly believe in the fair and ethical treatment of all our staff and promise:

    • Respect, openness and understanding
    • Continuous training and development
    • Flexible work patterns to suit your lifestyle
    • Excellent rates of pay
    • An approachable and supportive company culture
    • A subsidised benefits package that looks after you and your family
    • Financial rewards for your loyalty and hard work


    We offer regular work

    Many of the UK's largest logistics suppliers trust us to satisfy their staffing needs. This means we're constantly on the look out for new drivers and warehouse staff. As part of the Rapier team you can be sure of regular work with excellent rates of pay.

    We develop you

    We know our reputation is based on the strength of our workforce, which is why we make sure each and every employee is trained and skilled for their role. From apprenticeships to NVQs and a management development programme, we provide training opportunities to ensure you are up to date, certified and ready for work.

    We reward you

    Employee loyalty is something we take seriously and seek to reward. Throughout your time as a Rapier employee we offer financial rewards and incentives as a thank you for your hard work and continued commitment.

    We believe in equality

    As an equal opportunities employer, we place great importance on treating all employees fairly. We are signatories of both the United Nations Compact Agreement and the Stronger Together Agreement, to show our commitment to ending work force exploitation.

    Take a look at the many reasons why you should choose Rapier Employment



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