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Summit Recruitment &Training   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Forklift Operator

  • Vocational school
  • Manufacturing, operations, quality
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Our client, a well-established manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of labeling and functional materials is looking to recruit a Forklift Operator. The ideal candidate must have 4 years’ experience operating a forklift in a busy warehouse.


• Operate the forklift.

• Loading and unloading goods from vehicles & trucks to and from designated areas.
• Moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility.
• Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions.
• Checking loads are secure.
• Stacking empty pallets.
• Dumping materials into machine hoppers.
• Performing daily equipment checks such as recharging the truck’s battery and lubricating equipment.
• Removing machine attachments and waste material from machines.
• Daily inspection to ensure machine is in working order.
• Maintain safe and healthy work environment.
• Read and understand production plan.
• Work in Teams and communicate effectively in the workplace.
• Identification of unsafe practices and conditions.
• Ensure that safe autonomous maintenance practices adhered to.
• Any other duties as assigned.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Manufacturing, operations, quality
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Vocational school
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required skills: Vehicle maintenance and repair; Fork lift operation; Driving license Class I - special vehicles like prime movers, fork lifts, shovels; Cargo loading and fixing; Work place safety
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Summit Recruitment &Training

Human resources, talent development, recruiting

Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Nigeria, Zambia, Ghana and many other African countries. We are able to advise on market trends, training requirements, prevailing salaries and offer a complete HR Solution where necessary.

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