Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have a great opportunity for a Forklift Operative to join our team within Vistry Works East Midlands, at our factory in Bardon. As our Forklift Operative, you will assist in facilitating the accurate and efficient flow of goods throughout the facility, while ensuring that all actions comply with the Company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policy.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • Trained C/B FLT Operator
  • Full UK driving license
  • Experience as a Forklift Operator within a manufacturing facility
  • Be able to demonstrate genuine interest in working in the manufacturing industry
  • Resourceful and capable of using own initiative
  • Excellent time keeping and attendance record
  • Able to work effectively and safely under pressure
  • Able to represent the Company professionally at all times
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer focused
  • Able to multitask
  • A commitment to work as required to meet the needs of the business
  • A willingness to attend site out of hours to deal with emergency situations
  • Able to travel to different sites on a regular basis


  • Trained Combilift Operator
  • Trained PPT Operator
  • Experience in using MRP/WMS

More about the Forklift Operative role…

  • Unloading vehicles carrying inbound goods.
  • Locating goods into cantilever racking.
  • Consolidating goods to create space within the racking.
  • Picking raw materials for production lines.
  • Wrapping finished goods and preparing for despatch.
  • Picking finished goods for dispatching.
  • Loading finished pallets on outbound vehicles.
  • Moving materials within the facility as and when required.
  • Accurately completing all relevant movement paperwork.
  • Maintain high standards of hygiene and housekeeping.
  • Reporting near misses and unsafe activities/incidents.
  • Carry out all other required logistic duties.
  • Ensure health & safety standards are maintained.
  • Ensuring all logistic activities are carried out efficiently and safely.
  • Ensuring all required warehouse duties are performed and recorded accurately.
  • Maintain high standards of hygiene and housekeeping.
  • Maintain facility presentation including tidiness and organisation of storage areas, clearing general debris and ensure compliance with the housekeeping policy.
  • Distribute tipping skips to working areas and collect when full.
  • Maintain stock accuracy – 99%.
  • Ensuring all required warehouse duties are performed and recorded accurately.
  • Maintain high standards of hygiene and housekeeping.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes, and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.


Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: Bardon II Unit 2,Victoria Road, Coalville, LE67 1FA

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