Warehouse Reach Driver

Warehouse/Reach Driver

  • Thornbury, South Gloucestershire
  • £7.50 - £10/hour
  • Full-Time, Permanent

Do you want to work for a creative, fun and family owned and run business? Pentagon Play specialises in helping schools/nurseries to develop their outdoor learning environments. We are a modern, exciting and fast-growing business in South Gloucestershire and we have recently opened our brand-new Warehouse and Office facilities!

We have worked hard to build a fantastic team and we truly believe in a hardworking and an enjoyable workplace. Our ‘Rules of Play’ ensure we respect one another, feeling empowered to develop to our full potential.

What the job entails?
This role would see a successful candidate working within the fun and committed Operations and Warehouse team to help deliver the high standards of service to their customers. Your primary role is in the warehouse and going to site to assist with playground installations. The candidate would be a key part of a brand-new warehouse team working in a great industry. Ideally starting at the end of February 2018.

You will be fully supported with the appropriate training given, to fulfil the following tasks:

  • Operating the reach truck
  • General warehouse duties including picking and packing orders
  • Cutting of artificial grass
  • Loading/unloading lorries with the reach truck and manual handling
  • Going to site to assist with installations


Who they are looking for?
Ultimately, we are looking for a quick learner, who is a confident communicator and proactive and positive in their approach to work. We would love someone who enjoys a healthy lifestyle and already has an empathy for children and their outdoor learning.


Required Qualifications to carry out role: - GCSE / O level English and Maths, Current Reach Truck Licence and Full Driving license.

Hours of work: - 7:30-4:00 with an hour for lunch (37.5 hrs per week)


Key Skills:

  • Strong in written and verbal English
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good computer skills, ideally with Windows and Microsoft 365 experience
  • An ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Good administrative skills


Beneficial Skills/Knowledge/Experience:

  • DIY skills
  • Knowledge of CRM System
  • Working with artificial grass or carpet


What they can offer?
In return for all your hard work and commitment you will be paid an hourly rate of £7.50 - £10 (dependent on experience). You will be permanently contracted to work 37.5 hours a week, Monday-Friday, 7:30–16:00 with an unpaid 1-hr break. There possibilities for over time and weekend work. They are flexible on working times. You will have 32 days of paid holiday. (includes bank holiday and 4 days between Christmas and New Year) After 6 months, you will be eligible for the company bonus of up to £2500. We operate under the N.E.S.T pension scheme, which is optional, but to your benefit. 


Apply by email to andrew@pentagonplay.co.uk with the job title as the email subject, attaching your CV.



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