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Port Operative / Forklift Driver

Port Operative / Forklift Driver

TLP are recruiting for 6 x Port Operatives to join our expanding contract with our client based in Ipswich, Suffolk. This role offers candidates 4-6 days work per week on a continuous/ongoing basis. You will need to be available for Wednesday 7th July 2021 to attend an induction day with our customer.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking for a varied role, someone who likes taking a hand at different tasks, and who wants to get stuck in to a fast-paced and physically rewarding role. We will also supply you with PPE, you will just need to your own safety boots.

Job Roles:

  • Forklift Driving
  • Bagging Plant
  • Working Quayside and on Ships
  • General maintenance of the Port
  • Undertaking in-house training courses to develop your skills
  • Manual Handling (No Handball involved)



  • £10.50 Monday to Friday
  • £15.75 Saturday (Time and a half)
  • £21.00 Sunday (Double Time)
  • Holiday Pay
  • Company Pension



  • In-date nationally accredited Counterbalance Licence (Essential)
  • Full Driving Licence (Essential)
  • Able to work at medium heights
  • To comply with company drugs & alcohol procedures
  • Previous Port experience (Beneficial but not essential)


If you are interested in this role please apply without delay, alternatively contact us at the Felixstowe office.