Reference : GBR10012

Yard Operative MHE Driver L2

  • Distribution Operations
  • United Kingdom Mansfield
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 11/24/2022

Position description

Yard Operative MHE Driver L2

Forklift Driver 


We have an exciting opportunity for a Forklift driver/yardman to join us at SG BUILDING DISTRIBUTION, based in Mansfield. The MHE Driver is an integral part of the Yard Team who will contribute to output efficiencies, whilst maintaining quality in a safe working environment using visual inspection and good housekeeping.


What you’ll be doing as a Forklift  Driver:

  • To undertake general tasks within the timber processing plant at the discretion of and under the direction of the Yard Supervisor
  • Meet targets set by the company in terms of timely and accurate loading/unloading of vehicles
  • Contribute to safe and efficient running of overall site
  • Ensure all handling, loading and storage of goods is carried out and maintained in a safe manner
  • Ensure routine checks are carried out in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ensure all documentation is completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • To ensure correct stock rotation takes place, pickers should always be picking the oldest stock to fulfil orders

What we’re looking for in a MHE Driver:

  • To be able to operate within a team and also using own initiative
  • A good eye for accuracy both when picking customer orders and completing the relevant paperwork.
  • To be able to operate to strict deadlines and customer order cut off times.
  • A willingness to understand/learn the timber operations, the processes involved and the product range.
  • Flexibility, to be able to change working patterns should the customer/operational needs dictate.
  • Health and Safety around the yard and team when loading and un-loading vehicles



Who are we ?


We are an inclusive employer and keen to hire talented people regardless of their background, abilities, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, what football team you support, taste in music, fashion sense or anything else that makes you, you!

We believe that working in a diverse business can be more enjoyable, teams can be more innovative, and make better decisions. We already employ many fantastic people from diverse backgrounds, but we still want to do more.

So, we are on a mission to make Saint-Gobain inclusive and accessible to all, with role models for you to look up to and learn from, no matter who you are!

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