Reports to:Warehouse Supervisor

Main objectives:Operate vehicles that have a lifting platform for shifting and stacking heavy articles such as pallets (portable platforms used for storing and moving cargo), bales, crates, containers or cartons.

Typical functions and responsibilities:

  • Carry out daily maintenance checks on the fork-lift.
  • Position platform or forks under load and raise load.
  • Drive a truck often through confined spaces, exercising care to prevent damage.
  • Deposit a load on floor or raise to enable articles to be stacked in piles or on shelves.
  • Involved in put away, picking, replacement and dispatch of product.
  • Fill in paperwork, such as delivery forms, and electronically record the movement of goods.

Typical qualifications and experience:One to three months on-the-job training. Fork-lift Operator Certificate and Class 1 or 2 driver’s licence with a fork-lift (F) endorsement.