FLT Driver - Counterbalance

Counterbalance/Telehandler Drivers

Ref: 559| Posted: 10th Jun 2024

Edwards Employment Solutions Ltd are an award-winning, independent recruiter who support companies across the East Midlands and Yorkshire. We work with a wide range of companies within the Industrial sector, bringing local jobs to local people, just like YOU!

We are currently recruiting for Counterbalance & Telehandler drivers, to work at our agricultural client, based in Seaton Ross

They are a well-established and market leading agricultural distributor based on the outskirts of York.

This is an ongoing temporary contract, with a strong possibility of a permanent contract for the right candidate.

Hourly pay rates and benefits

  • £11.50 per hour
  • OT available
  • Weekly pay, every Friday
  • Day shifts only
  • Early finish Friday
  • Free onsite parking
  • No Weekends
  • Accrue up to 28 days annual leave per year.
  • Auto enrolment for company pension after 3 months

The Role –Counterbalance/Telehandler Drivers

As a Counterbalance/Telehandler driver, you will be responsible for….

  • Loading products for transit
  • Rotating products
  • Keeping the yard clear
  • Manoeuvring both bagged and palletised products


  • Enjoy working in the fresh air.
  • Be physically fit.

Must have:

  • An externally accredited FLT/Telehandler licence (not ‘in-house’)


  • Own transport for commuting
  • 2 years + experience driving FLT or Telehandlers

Why work on behalf of EES you ask?

  • Dedicated team to support your working journey.
  • Honesty and transparency – we will tell you the true length of your assignment!
  • Communication – you will always be able to contact us!
  • We work in partnership with our clients – we don’t just send you anywhere!
  • We have empathy – life happens!

Did you answer yes to most of the above? Are you reliable and trustworthy?

Contact us today!

Please apply today with a current CV, or call the office for a chat about your suitability on 01246 886366.

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