Reach Truck Driver (Full Time)

Company: Lidl
Location: County Durham
Salary: From £9.30 to £13.50 per hour (pro rata)
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£9.30 up to £13.50 per hour (pro rata) – Part time hours are between 10 – 30 hours. Full time hours are between 31 – 40 hours.

This isn’t 9-5. This is making the most of every day.

If you’re looking for a job that keeps you on your toes with great rewards, then you’re in the right place. We’ll make sure our rotas are available 3 weeks in advance so you’ll always be able to make the most of your free time. If you love being productive and making every second count, you’ll love life at Lidl.

This is a role for the fast thinkers and without your hard work our store shelves would be empty, so accuracy is essential. Through a headset you’ll be given instructions to pick and pack selected products for each store, and it’s vital you keep up with the pace. Want to get in your daily 10,000 steps? Here, we call it the Lidl walk. Ready to take your first step? Find out more below and apply for a career a Lidl less ordinary.

If it all goes well, someone from the recruitment team will get in touch to chat about your application over the phone and following this you may be invited to face to face interview.

What you’ll do

  • Safely operate a reach truck fork-lift in our warehouse
  • Pick a variety of products including meat, wine, fruit, frozen and chilled items
  • Listen carefully to picking instructions through your headset and carry them out at pace
  • Make sure your deliveries are perfectly stacked and secure
  • Report any damaged items to your manager
  • Take responsibility for working through your orders independently
  • Help out in any team tasks, such as cleaning equipment and checking stock

What you’ll need

  • Accredited license of RTITB or ITSSAR
  • Experience of operating a reach truck fork-lift in a warehouse environment
  • Some experience of working in a fast-paced, target driven environment
  • Willingness to work with all different types of stock, in temperature-controlled areas
  • Good attention to detail when working quickly
  • Self-motivation to work hard and do everything to the best of your ability

What you’ll receive

This isn’t getting by. This is getting what you deserve. Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We’re proud to offer a competitive hourly rate from £9.30 up to £13.50* with 30 days’ holiday per year (pro rata). Save for your future with our pension scheme, or save today with a 10% in store discount, plus extra discounts on days out, cinema tickets and much more.

*Max rate includes £2 per hour for hours worked between midnight and 5am, and £1 per hour for every hour worked in the freezer.

Please note your employment is conditional upon the Company’s receipt of satisfactory references and if requested by the Company, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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