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Dispatch Forklift Driver - Afternoon Shift - DF1120

23 November 2020

Dispatch Forklift Driver

(Afternoon Shift)

 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 committed, experienced and skilled forklift drivers to join our Dispatch team on Afternoon Shift, with several positions available. 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 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
  • 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 ‘DF1120’ to the below addresses. For further information please email recruitment@akd.com.au or call Michael Swanson (Recruitment Coordinator) for a confidential conversation on (03) 5231 9100.

Note: Applications close 4th December 2020.

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

Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria


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