Forklift Driver – Night Shift – FORK0423

Full-time forklift driving position

Attractive night 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 Green Mill team on night shift. This is a great opportunity to work in a highly skilled department based at our Colac site.

The tasks required for this position are loading and unloading of timber packs from our production area and placing into our storage areas. This position is also to ensure that all packs  are correctly strapped and scanned, and all paperwork is filled out accurately. We also require the successful applicant to locate packs of timber products according to required check sheets. 

This is a full-time position on night shift, working 9pm – 5am, Monday to Friday with full shift allowances applicable.

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
  • 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 ‘FORK0423’ to . For further information please call Michael Swanson (Recruitment Manager) for a confidential conversation on (03) 5231 9100 or email 

 Applications close: 28th April 2023

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