Despatch Driver

Location: Gloucestershire

Salary: £12.00 - 12.80 per hour

Type: All

Closing Date: 08/12/2021


My client based in Coleford are looking for a Despatch Driver / FLT Driver to cover a busy Christmas period of work. Working Monday Friday 08:30am 16:30pm paying £12.80ph working you will hold a 2.5T or 5T forklift whilst having warehouse experience. This job is a temporary role with an IMMEDIATE start.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the picking and packing of packages, productsand ancillaries in line with company standards, work instructions and customer specifications, and ensuring appropriate quality standards are met and maintained.
  • Responsible for ensuring all products are correctly picked, zonedand assembled onto pallets, into crates, boxes and parcels in the most efficient and secure manner to safeguard quality throughout the delivery process.
  • To maintain stocks of general packing materials as required.
  • Measure and record weights and dimensions for individual packages and crates and record these against the corresponding Packing Lists.
  • Work in a logical and methodical manner, to priority lists and deadlines to ensure shipments are available in a timely manner for couriers/freight forwarders as required.
  • In conjunction with third parties, load vehicles in an effective and safe manner using appropriate lifting equipment; overhead crane, forkliftor manual handling.


Skills and Attributes:

  • Ideally, candidates will have previous experience working within a similar picking, packing, despatch andshipping department and have a sound knowledge of packaging processes and procedures.
  • Candidates should be qualified and trained to drive a 2.5t and/or 5t fork lifttruck.
  • Ability to work within a warehouse environment.
  • Can work individually or as part of a team.



  • Immediate start.
  • Ongoing work.
  • Clean working environment.
  • Onsite parking.
  • Bus stopright outside of the industrial park.


If this role sounds of interest to you, apply today to Elliott @ RE Recruitment today.

RE acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.


RE Recruitment would like to thank you for applying for the above role. We do try to come back to all applications however if you have not heard from a consultant within 5 working days, this unfortunately means that you have been unsuccessful.




Salary£12.00 - 12.80 per hour
Job ReferenceEK1011S
Contract TypeAll
Closing Date08/12/2021
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted10/11/2021

To discuss this position further please contact:

Elliott Keightley

Recruitment Consultant


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