Forklift Driver (Dispatch) – DFY0323

Full-time forklift driving position
Attractive day shift position
Previous LF forklift experience is required

AKD is a forestry products company, growing and manufacturing sustainable quality timber products. With operations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria we have 1,000 plus strong team members and are passionate about what we do! 

AKD is proud of our diverse culture, that supports individuals, embraces team work, and encourages a ‘can do – make it happen’ attitude.

We are looking for a committed, experienced and skilled forklift driver to join our Dispatch team on day shift. This is a great opportunity to work in a highly skilled department based at our Yarram site.

The tasks required for this position are loading of finished timber packs onto trailers for distribution to our customers. This position is also to ensure that all packs picked for a load are correctly scanned, and all paperwork is filled out accurately. We also require the successful applicant to locate and ‘dig out’ packs of finished timber product according to required load sheets. 

The successful applicant will have:

  • A current forklift license
  • Strong forklift competencies, skills and experience
  • Previous experience within the timber industry is an advantage, but not mandatory
  • MC license is an advantage but not mandatory
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to manage time effectively
  • Ability to work alone and unsupervised
  • Demonstrated commitment to health, safety and wellbeing

If you have commitment, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘DFY0323’ to . For further information please call Michael Swanson (Recruitment Manager) for a confidential conversation on (03) 5231 9100 or email 

Note: Applications close 12th April 2023

Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, will be required.