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Dispatch Forklift Driver - Afternoon Shift - Applications Closed

21 March 2018

Dispatch Forklift Driver
Afternoon Shift

AKD Softwoods is a successful and integrated forestry products company, growing and manufacturing quality timber products. AKD Softwoods is well recognised for being a progressive company, employing the latest technologies. 
With a proud history, stable ownership and employing over 600 people,
AKD Softwoods are focused on building a culture of continuous improvement and are looking for the ‘right’ person to join their team.

We are looking for a committed, experienced and skilled forklift driver to join our dispatch team on Afternoon Shift.

The primary purpose of this position is to locate and ‘dig out’ packs of finished timber product according to required load sheets. The position will also involve training on the loading of trucks, to assist when load demands are high.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A current forklift licence.
  • Strong forklift competencies and skills.
  • Attention for detail.
  • Ability to work alone and unsupervised.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Problem solving skills to be able to plan and identify required actions.
  • Commitment to safety.

The ordinary hours for this position will be 3:50pm till 1:50am, working 4 days a week Monday to Friday on a rotating day off roster.

This full time position is based at our main site of Colac; a regional city located in the fully serviced South West Victorian region at the foothills of the Otway Ranges - 40 minutes to Lorne and The Great Ocean Road, 1 hour to Geelong and less than 2 hours to Melbourne.

If you have commitment, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email or post your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘DF0418’ to the below addresses.

Applications Close: 4th April 2018
Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, may be required.

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