ILG warehouse employee operating a forklift

Forklift Driver


Location: Horley

Hours: 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7, which may include early, late and weekend shifts

Salary: Up to £24,250 per annum, depending on experience

About us

We’re an award-winning, market-leading 3PL specialising in high-quality order fulfilment and delivery services. ILG customers are premium brands, many in the beauty, fashion and wellbeing sectors. Our mission is to help them succeed. ILG is a people business – we invest in training and development, recognising and rewarding our people’s achievements and creating opportunities for them to progress within our business.

The role

Warehouse Operations are at the heart of what we do. Our customers choose ILG because our attention to detail across services like picking, embroidery and engraving adds something special to their brand.  As a Forklift driver you will be responsible for operating forklifts to move, load and offload palletised goods in the warehouse and outside by the loading bay.  You will be involved in maintenance checks to ensure the forklift operates safely and take an active involvement with continuous improvement projects.

What we are looking for

  • Valid Forklift Licence for Aisle-master/Reach & Counterbalance Forklifts (refreshed within 3 years) and experience (6 month minimum)
  • IT skills and demonstrates and ability to learn our bespoke warehousing IT system
  • Numeracy skills
  • Previous experience in a role requiring accuracy and attention to detail
  • An awareness of the importance of Health and Safety and Security in a warehousing environment
  • Clear Communication skills both written and verbal
  • Demonstratable sufficient command of the English language to understand Health and Safety instructions, write straightforward e-mails and give verbal instructions/information to colleagues

The Benefits:

  • Company Bonus Scheme (£300)
  • Pension, Life Assurance, Healthshield Cash Plan and Discount Perks
  • 22 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays) increasing to 25 days after 2 complete holiday years, with the option to buy/sell holiday
  • Birthday leave
  • Dedicated rest areas with free tea and coffee plus monthly fruit baskets
  • Free on-site parking and free electric car charging points
  • Dedicated platform for learning and development
  • Staff member of the month rewards
  • Uniform and full PPE provided
  • Monthly company social events and an annual awards ceremony
  • Employee assistance programme to promote mental health wellbeing
  • Cycle to work scheme