Counterbalance Forklift driver

Job Description

We have a vacancy for a Forklift Truck Operative to be based with our client in Stone, Staffordshire. This role is offered as a 12-week temp to perm position offering a suitable candidate the opportunity to develop a career with a well-established company.



· Safely operating a Counterbalance Forklift Truck

· Manoeuvring palletised goods within the warehouse

· Materials handling between departments

· Unloading and loading received / dispatched pallets

· Other associated duties within the warehouse environment



· Must have a valid Counterbalance Forklift Truck Licence

· Will have previous experience gained from working within a similar role

· Are able to undertake a physical role as above

· Are able to commute to the working location for the hours as described


Hours of work:

This position is working continental shifts, 12-hour shifts, 4 days or nights on, then 4 days off, this does increase the amount of time off, especially with the holiday entitlement.

Candidates should be able to offer a degree of flexibility in line with the client’s requirements.

This position is offered as a ‘temp to perm’ position


Job Ref:

Job Title: Forklift Truck Operative

Location: Stone, Staffordshire

Job Type: Temp to Perm position

Hourly Rate: £9.50 day shift £10.50 night shift, this will rise considerably once offered a permanent contract directly with the company.

Trainee Rotational Moulding Operative

Trainee Rotational Moulding Operative for immediate start.


Full training is provided so no experience is necessary but a ‘can-do’ attitude is essential.


Hours are based on a two shift pattern (6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm) on alternating weeks.


40 hours per week


Starting salary is £8.91 – £9.75 per hour which will increase once fully trained, plus the potential to earn £25-£30 per week bonus.

Recruitment Consultant

Direct Recruitment (Midlands) Limited has been established for over 26 years, and due to continuous expansion, we are looking for an additional consultant to join a well-established team.

We are looking for someone that has experience in sales, both on the telephone and on a face to face basis.

Identify progress and convert sales leads as required. Proactively and consistently strive to identify and obtain new business opportunities.

Manage and profitably develop client relationships

You will Interview and place suitable candidates to meet client requirements in order to achieve revenue in line with business and personal goals.

Ensure that the candidates and clients receive a professional and comprehensive recruitment service at all times.

This role also supports our very busy Driving & Industrial divisions out of ours service, on a rota basis that covers our 24/7 service that we offer to our applicants and clients.

You will need to hold a current driving license, as out of the office meetings with our clients & potential clients will be on a regular basis. A pool car will be available for use.

This position offers a superb opportunity to work for one of the most respected professional independent recruitment agencies in the area.

Machine Operator

Machine Operator

£10.00-£11.00 per hour depending on experience |Stone, Staffordshire| Temp to Perm

Machine Operator

Are you looking for a new and secure position, in these ever-changing times? Do you have Machine Operator experience?

We are looking for a Machine Operator for an expanding and thriving company, to set up and maintain and operate machinery for our partner business in the Stone. we are looking for a keen individual looking to further their career in a reliable, family focused business that is going from strength to strength.

Working hours are Monday to Friday on a rota based 06:00-14:00 then 14:00-22:00

Machine Operator-Overview

  • A good understanding of the print and packaging Industry.
  • Experience of working with print/packaging machinery
  • Machine Operators Experience
  • Good attention to detail
  • Pro-active approach
  • A strong Team Ethic

Please note that due to high volumes of interest this position, we can only consider candidates from a print and packaging background

Reach Drivers

Do you have a valid Reach Truck License?  Can you start immediately and looking for a regular income?

Overview about the role and company: –

Our new contract is a well-established distribution company. We have a vacancy for a Reach Truck Operative to be based at their Distribution Centre in Stone.

Duties & Responsibilities: –

  • Safe operation of a Reach Truck along with other MHE
  • Loading and unloading goods Maneuvering goods within the Warehouse
  • Additional duties as required – making up pallets and assisting in general warehouse duties
  • Maintaining a clean working environment

Knowledge / Skills / Experience / Special Requirements:

  • Must have a Reach Truck License – this should be valid / in-date
  • Have a suitable level of experience, enabling the efficient carrying-out of tasks within the job role
  • Are adaptable; can work within a team environment to complete jobs
  • Can work the prescribed shift, Able to commute to the location for the prescribed working times.

Hours of work: –

Monday to Friday 06:00 – 14:00 – fixed shift or 14:00-22:00

Sunday to Thursday 22:00-06:00

Suitable applicant’s skills may include:

Fork lift Truck, Reach Truck, MHE, MHA, Warehouse, Distribution, Order picking.