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Reach Truck / Counter Balance Driver

Salary:  £24.000-£26.000
Location: 

Northampton, GB, NN4 7HT

Sport:  Any Sport
Contracted Hours:  39
Contract Type:  Permanent

Love Sport? Practical person? Logical thinker?
If yes, this is the perfect role for you!

 

As a Reach Truck or Counter Balance driver in our Logistics Center, Northampton; you’ll become part of a large friendly team that strives to provide our customers with the highest quality of service. You’ll work alongside like minded sporty people, where your overall objective is to help our customers receive their sporting products at the right time.

 

What will you benefit from?

 

  • Career progression - At Decathlon, you choose your own career path, whether you aspire to become our next customer service manager or our next CEO - your opportunities for progression are endless!
  • Free access to sports facilities - We have state of the art facilities in our Decathlon UK Distribution Centre including; fully equipped gym, football pitches, basketball courts, table tennis tables plus bike and scooter rental.
  • We play sports together and have regular team socials!
  • Profit sharing scheme - We’re one big international family who exclusively shares the profit we make with our employees.
  • We play sport together and have regular team socials!
  • Quarterly bonus scheme
  • Permanent contracts with fair pay - We don’t believe in zero-hour contracts.
  • Cycle to work scheme - 25% discount on a bike of your choice.
  • 30% staff discount on our Decathlon products.
     

Discover more of our company benefits here.

What’s involved?


As a Counter Balance driver:

  • To maintain and keep the yard tidy at the back of our busy distribution center. Core of your responsibility will be using Counter Balance to organize and keep the yard tidy that include moving and stacking pallets, compacting cardboard and other recyclable materials.
  • Loading and unloading trailers: On some days you will be actively participate in loading and unloading the deliveries in a safe and efficient manner in order to support the warehouse operations
  • Performing other warehouse operative responsibilities as per business need (picking, packing, cleaning, etc.)
  • Playing sport: During meetings, lunch breaks or after work you’ll have the opportunity to play sport at your heart's desire. Our Logistics Center can be a very fast paced environment, so there is no better way to let off steam and relax during your shift.
  • Working outside of the building regardless weather condition


As a Reach Truck driver:

  • Goods reception: You will help to receive and quality assure sporting goods from our European centers.
  • Inventory: To ensure our customers have full visibility on our stock levels, you’ll make every effort to achieve 100% stock accuracy. Don’t worry though, we have the latest technology to help you count it!
  • Driving Reach Truck - moving pallets up and down on racking, pallet gate and so on. Ensuring they are addressed in correct and safe way.
  • Performing other warehouse operative responsibilities as per business need (picking, packing, cleaning, etc.)
  • Playing sport: During meetings, lunch breaks or after work you’ll have the opportunity to play sport (if you want to). Our Logistics Center can be a very fast paced environment, so there is no better way to let off steam and relax during your shift!

 

  • Are you:
    • You’re a “doer” who likes to have autonomy in your job.
    • You’re passionate about helping others and going the extra mile.
    • You enjoy fast paced, energetic environments and can think clearly under pressure.
    • A problem solver who isn’t afraid to take risks and go for it!
    • Able to drive safely and hold current Counter balance or Reach Truck license?
 

Additional Information:

Our Distribution Centre has 2 usual shifts cycles (morning, afternoons : Logistics Centre is open 6am until 10pm, Mon-Sunday) and 3 (with night shifts) during peaks of activity. The role will be warehouse based with full Covid-19 safety regulations and precautions in place. The safety of our teammates and customers is our main priority during these times.