First Base Employment Limited

Forklift Operative – Gloucester

A well-established family manufacturing business, we are currently looking for an additional Forklift Operative / Production Operative to join the team at our Gloucester factory.

Duties will include:

  • Operating a forklift.
  • Unloading and loading HGV’s with timber-based products.
  • Moving goods between production and stock holding areas to maintain production processes.
  • Maintaining and organising the stock yard involving manual handling, lifting, and maintaining health & safety.
  • Assisting with the production of Timber Frame panels and Roof Trusses as required, including the operation of mechanical saws and other related machinery.


  • Ideally you will have a minimum of 1 years’ experience driving a forklift and have an appropriate valid forklift certificate.
  • Be flexible to occasionally work early / late hours to load vehicles ready for despatch.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good reliability & timekeeping.
  • Be able to work under own initiative with precision.

Rates will depend on experience in the region of £8.21 – £9.50 per hour

Full time, temporary to permanent role.

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