REACH Forklift Truck Driver

Site: Northampton - Bestway

Salary: £10.60 per hour (Incl. Bonus)

Specific Hours: Monday - Friday , 10:00 - 19:00

Benefits: n/a

Contract type: Permanent

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REACH Forklift Truck Driver

With 59 branches, a customer base of 100,000 retailers and a product range of over 25,000 items – Bestway is the largest independent food wholesaler in the UK. We’ve achieved our success by offering the best prices, service and choice to help retailers build their businesses.

We currently have an opportunity for a REACH Forklift Truck Driver to join the team at our Northampton branch:

Lodge Farm Industrial Estate,
Hill Close,
Off Harlestone Road,
Branch Information:

Key responsibilities include: -

  • Movement of bulk stock around the depot
  • Maintaining stock quality and ensuring minimal stock damage
  • Ensuring goods are placed correctly on racking and effectively merchandised
  • Provide the highest quality of service to our customers at all times

About the Benefits: 

  • £10.60 per hour, which includes an attendance bonus
  • Flexible Hours
  • 30 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays)
  • Company pension 
  • Free parking on site
  • Supportive training and equipment to help do your role effectively.

We’re looking for someone with: -

  • A valid REACH Forklift Truck Licence
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • A good team player with the ability to work on own initiative
  • Initiative along with a willingness to learn and develop their skills

You’ll also need an enthusiastic and adaptable approach to carrying out your duties, be willing and able to assist with other depot tasks if needed and have a flexible approach to working hours.

In return, in addition to your basic pay we offer annual leave and pension. There’s free parking on site and we’ll provide you with the training and equipment you need to do your role effectively.


  • Job type: Full-time, permanent
  • Salary: £10.60 per hour, including attendance bonus
  • Rate of pay: Hourly
  • Hours of work: 38 hours per week
  • Shift: Monday to Friday, 10:00 - 19:00

We’re passionate about meeting our customers’ needs and working as a team to grow our business. So if you’re looking for an opportunity to make an impact in an ambitious company that’s built its way up from humble beginnings, you could be the person we’re looking for.

Apply now