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Job Vacancy: Forklift Driver

Taylor Wimpey

Glasgow, Scotland | Permanent | Full-time

Taylor Wimpey takes part in the National House-Building Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job scheme, where our sites are independently assessed by the NHBC across 28 different standards. We're also committed to providing a safe place in which our employees and sub-contractors can work and to high standards of environmental management. Trades and labour are the backbone of our build process.


We build over 15,000 homes a year and are now looking to grow our directly employed trade’s teams, so if you're looking for a career in Production then you’ll be joining a business with a passion for getting things right first time and exceeding customer expectations. We're looking for quality skilled trades people that really take pride in the work they do, manage jobs effectively and build strong relationships with employees on site and customers.


If this is something that interests you, we currently have an opportunity for a Forklift Driver.



What you will do:

  • Undertake the safe unloading and distribution of materials.

  • Assist the site team in relation to site security, cleanliness and segregation of waste.

  • Checking of material quantities.

  • Stack materials into designated areas/compound/containers.

  • Ensure all pallets are returned to suppliers in a timely manner.

  • Assist the Site Manager in preparing specific risk assessments for material handling, lifting operation and traffic management.

  • Complete daily checks on forklift, complete the necessary report forms, and arrange rectification of any defects or damage.


What you will have:

  • Hold appropriate certification/license (CPCS rough terrain tele handler and full UK manual driving licence).

  • Basic knowledge of building materials.

  • Experience of operating telescopic handlers.

Individuals seeking employments at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.



Checks and eligibility to work:


For your application to be successful you must be able to verify your eligibility to work in the UK and verify that you hold a full UK Manual Driving Licence.


If you're successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third-party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third-party provider that the Company chooses to engage).


The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all the following

  • Criminal records disclosure

  • DVLA

The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role. If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further.



What we will offer you:


Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.


Our people are important to us, and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more. Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.


We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do.


We build houses and communities for people from all backgrounds. And it’s no different on our sites or in our offices. Our diverse workforce is a definite advantage, helping us to see our world from different perspectives and viewpoints. We are truly committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community at work - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. We look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.


As a member of the Disability Confident scheme, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.


We work hard to attract the best talent for our award-winning business and are proud to feature in the top companies to work for on Glassdoor, voted for by our employees. If you are looking to join a thriving, company going through an exciting period then please get in touch. To read more about what it’s like to work with us then have a look at our Glassdoor profile by clicking here.




https://jobs.taylorwimpey.co.uk/vacancies/3954/forklift_driver/



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