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FLT Drivers





Closing Date

Friday 31st May 2024


We are looking for FLT Drivers to join our dynamic team. You will be on a continental shift pattern, working both days and nights. The ideal candidates will be proactive team players and have experience working effectively in a fast-paced environment.
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, they make our business what it is today.

If you are a motivated FLT Driver looking to support cutting-edge projects and work in a collaborative environment, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our team and make a meaningful impact. Submit your application below, including your resume and cover letter, or email it to [email protected] by Friday 31st May 2024.

Sheard Packaging has a commitment to diversity, equity & inclusion. Striving to create an open, inclusive, and equal environment free from bias and discrimination.


Key Responsibilities

  • First and foremost, understanding and complying with all Health & Safety rules.
  • Working in a fast-paced production environment operating a counterbalance FLT with clamp attachment, full training will be provided for the attachment.
  • Ensure the external FLT safety check is completed every shift prior to driving.
  • Locate board from storage bays following picking lists to deliver to the machine(s) you are assigned to, ensuring you maintain the effectiveness and efficiency of machine production output.
  • When feeding machines, you are to ensure all paperwork is followed and all boards and labels are updated accordingly.
What can we offer you:
  • Free on-site parking with electric charging ports available.
  • Fantastic on-site canteen with dining area and a large selection of food to buy on-site.
  • Life Insurance for all employees.
  • Employee Assistance Platforms with Spectrum Life and MetLife – these include counselling services, well-being and digital gym platforms, as well as a huge benefits and discounts section.
  • Free Corporate Pure Gym membership.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Fresh fruit delivered daily and is free for all employees.
  • Monthly free food events.
  • 2 days per year of employer supported volunteering for every employee.
  • Talks by key speakers, which so far have included Jamie Peacock and Luke Ambler.

Skills Required

  • Current Counterbalance FLT license.
  • At least 2 years’ experience working in a fast-paced environment.


Rate of pay = £35,000 per year


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.