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FLT Driver




Cartons Production

Closing Date



Annual Salary: £29,156

Sheard Packaging is a successful family-run business and proud to be one of the UK’s leading independent cardboard box manufacturers. With vast investment into the business to ensure continued growth and success we are committed to continuing to encourage and develop our employees. After all, it is they who make our business what it is today.
If you would like to reach your true potential, we can help you embrace new skills and in turn enjoy a long and prosperous career whilst being generously rewarded to reflect your growth and development.

If you think you can make a difference and become an integral and valued part of the ‘Sheard Team’ we would love to hear from you.


Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure the external FLT safety check is completed every shift prior to driving. You are to drive in a safe manner wearing a seat belt and in accordance with Company Policy, Safe Systems of Work and the HSE guidance provided.
  • You are to load and unload safely from both sides of the vehicle ensuring the loading straps are free for use by the wagon driver.
  • Whilst unloading board from our suppliers you must ensure the key safe system is operated.
  • Maximise and maintain the effectiveness and efficiency of machine production output by ensuring board is available to ensure production figures are met.
  • When feeding machines, you are to ensure all paperwork is followed and all boards and labels are updated accordingly.
  • When loading our vehicles, you are to ensure the picking list ties up with what is actually loaded on the vehicle.
  • All drivers taking out or putting in to stock are to ensure all the row labels are updated accordingly.
  • You must report any faults on the FLT immediately and repot any accidental damage you may have caused.
  • To check and be aware of pedestrians and other vehicle activity.

Skills Required

  • FLT counterbalance license
  • Ability to work in a busy fast-paced environment


we take our environmental
responsibilities seriously
to give you peace of mind

We strive to ensure our entire supply chain is as sustainable as possible, beginning with the use of fully FSC®-certified materials for our products and concluding with our fuel-efficient transport fleet, supporting the Circular Economy, and helping our customers meet their environmental goals.




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