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Fork Lift Truck (FLT) Driver

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Location: Lincoln House Factory, Lincoln House, DE55 4QQ

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: Full Time. 40 hours per week.

Shifts: This role will operate on our morning shift - Monday to Friday 6.00am to 2.00pm.

Salary: £23,424

What you'll be doing

As a Warehouse Assistant / FLT Driver you will work within our fast paced and fun warehouse team loading and unloading materials and furniture from delivery vans. This role will require a lot of heavy lifting and manual handling, as well as keeping a tidy and controlled yard environment

  • Unloading of commodities such as feet, fabric and sundry items from delivery vehicles

  • Ensuring that the delivery paperwork is accurate and what is delivered matches 

  • Ensuring delivered items are put away in the correct place, and delivery paperwork is passed on to the appropriate person to be booked in on the system

  • Keeping the yard tidy and free from debris and rubbish

  • Working internally in the factory when delivery vehicles are not in the yard

The role is for you if...

Capabilities required:

  • High Level of Organisational Skills

  • Ability to prioritise workload effectively

  • Ability to work alone

  • Good level of communication skills

  • Self motivated


Experience / Qualifications:

FLT Licence is a requirement for the role

About DFS

It takes a whole lot of passion to be at the centre of what makes a house feel like home — and that’s just what we do at DFS. We’re the leading sofa retail specialist in the UK, helping people find a comfy seat on great quality sofas since 1969. 

We're a market leader in the UK because of one thing: our people. Our people made us who we are and will drive us into our ambitious future, together. We offer incredible opportunities to get stuck into fun and meaningful work as well as learn new skills — so you can really ‘find your thing’. 

Are you ready to make yourself at DFS?


DFS Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer; celebrating diversity and committed to a culture of inclusion and belonging. We extend a warm welcome to everyone, embracing a variety of voices and perspectives. As we continue to work on building a workplace that is representative of the customers we serve and the communities we live and work in, we strongly encourage applications from members of minority and under-represented groups. Across the Group, we want to create an environment where everyone feels at home.

DFS Benefits

  • Competitive salary + benefits package 
  • Progression and Development opportunities to grow your skills
  • A huge 30% colleague discount, plus 15% friends & family discount across our Group (DFS, Sofology, Dwell)
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Access to a range of high street & online discounts from: Sainsbury’s, ASOS, Currys PC World, IKEA, John Lewis and more. 
  • Discounted Gym and Cinema memberships to help you unwind
  • Group Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance & Company Sick Pay
  • Full comprehensive training 
  • Paid days to volunteer each year

Any offer is subject to references & DBS Checks


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