Forklift Operative – Night Shift

RightMove Recruitment is hiring for an experienced Forklift Operative to join our client based in Portarlington, this is a night shift position.

Night Shift role

Sunday to Thursday 7 pm – 3 am.

Unload, load & sort a range of handling materials to designated locations ensuring all orders are delivered on time, in the right condition and to the right place. It is essential that a designated task is carried out, when required, by management and that all jobs are carried out to both the Customers and the Company’s standards within the Code of Safe Working Practices, considering the individual’s responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act and other relevant legislation.


  • To ensuring all vehicles are offloaded/loaded in a safe and timely manner
  • Adherence to procedures
  • Reviewing all cages, pallets, plastic boxes to ensure they are being loaded onto the correct vehicle
  • Report back any anomalies to management team on shift
  • Comply fully with the defined operating procedures (SOP’s) and processes
  • Banks man for driver to ensure safe movement of vehicle
  • Report any accidents / incidents to management on shift
  • Proficiency using scanners
  • Company KPI’s – all targets to be met
  • Any other reasonable management requests

Skills & Experience

  • Physical strength and ability to lift heavy packages
  • Manual Handling training
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Valid Forklift licence


  • Over 12 months experience on the job (as temp or FTE)
  • Shunter experience desired but not essential

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From €14.00 per hour


  • Employee assistance program


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Portarlington, Co. Laois: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person

Job Category: Logistics Warehouse
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Laois Portarlington
Salary: From €14.00 per hour

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