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Dispatch Forklift Driver - Colac

23 August 2019

Dispatch Forklift Driver
Day & Afternoon Shifts 

 AKD Softwoods is a successful vertically integrated forestry products company, growing and manufacturing quality timber products. With the business currently undergoing exciting growth and with recent acquisitions; AKD Softwoods is now a national business employing over 1000+ people and is recognised for being a growth orientated progressive company that utilises the latest technologies.

We are looking for committed, experienced and skilled forklift drivers to join our Dispatch team with both Day and Afternoon Shifts available. The positions are based at our Colac site.

The tasks required for this position are loading of finished timber packs onto trailers for distribution to our customers. Ensuring 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 licence
  • Strong forklift competencies, skills and experience
  • 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 or post your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘DF0919’ to the below addresses.

Applications Close: Monday 2nd September 2019

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

Colac and Irrewarra - Victoria


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