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Reach Truck Driver

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Heywood, UK
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Reach Truck Driver - Working 4 on 4 off nights 19:00 to 07:00

£13.43 per hour, with a total of £84 weekly allowance

At Lineage Logistics, helping to feed the world is more than a job – it’s a purpose we live every day. Lineage is the world’s largest and most innovative provider of temperature-controlled logistics solutions.

We are currently recruiting for a Reach Truck Driver to join our team located at our Heywood depot.

We are searching for an additional Reach Truck Driver to use stand-up reach forklift to move products, equipment, and materials while following all regulatory and company safety standards, policies, and procedures at our Heywood Facility.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Put away palletized units by lifting forks for placement into racks above floor height

  • Pick palletized units out of rack locations above floor height and set up for outbound shipment

  • Choose and record materials, weight, counts, and condition of food items via Radio Frequency (RF) system

  • Load and unload materials on and off pallets, skids, or lifting device

  • Complete daily forklift maintenance/check sheet

  • Monitor battery charge, maintain, and clean batteries, and leave material handling equipment at the proper charging station

  • Work with other machinery and material handling equipment

What are we looking for?

  • Must hold valid High Reach Truck license

  • Basic math skills

  • Ability to work in temperatures as low as -18 degrees in cold storage sites while wearing company provided personal protective equipment and freezer gear

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs./18 kgs.; weight may be more dependent upon facility

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule and shift, including weekends if needed

  • Must be comfortable with various noise levels, at times, can be loud

Job Reference: INDMP & #LI-CG1

Posting End Date:

Why Lineage?

We are a global company with more than 22,000 employees spanning 20 countries and more than 400 locations across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and South America.

At Lineage Logistics, we have a shared purpose; we are transforming the food supply chain to eliminate waste and help feed the world. This means working at Lineage is not just a job – it’s an opportunity to innovate and put your mark on how food moves from the farm to dinner tables around the world. As a member of our team, you will be a critical link in the food supply chain.

Our shared purpose drives everything we do in all parts of our organisation, from the warehouse floor to the office. Our team members are passionate about the impact they make every single day.

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from persons regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


As a Lineage team member, we aim to provide everything you and your family need to thrive. That’s why we offer competitive rates of pay, paid time off, skills training, and development opportunities to grow a long and fulfilling career with us – plus generous financial rewards when you successfully refer new employees. This is enhanced by recognition schemes (so that your hard work won’t go unnoticed), plus the chance to make your salary go even further with our cycle-to-work scheme and preferential rates for loans and savings courtesy of a leading credit union.

Your everyday wellbeing is also important to us, so we will provide you with all the protective equipment you need to be safe and comfortable at work, and you will have access to a free 24/7 employee assistance phone line, which offers confidential counselling and advice. With all of this offered against the backdrop of a fun and social environment in which you will be supported by a team who enjoy helping each other in achieving their goals, we are confident you will excel with us.