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Forklift Driver

Job No: LUSH337
Location: Villawood, Sydney

Work in the best smelling warehouse in the world!

The role

We are currently hiring Forklift Drivers to join our Warehouse team for a 3 month contract or a permanent full time contract.

This role is full-time, working 38 hours per week from Monday to Friday. For the 3 month contract the hours will be 2:30pm to 10:30pm and the hours for the permanent full time position are 6:54am to 3:00pm. Our ideal candidate is energetic and positive, with a can-do attitude and is able to work in a fast paced environment. A current forklift license is essential, as well as previous experience with counterbalance and high-reach fork lift.

We get busy around here, so we are looking for someone who can work well under pressure, is flexible and can work effectively within a team.

Our warehouse is in Villawood, Sydney, NSW. If commuting by train, Leightonfield station is a short walk away.   

Core responsibilities

  • Load and unload goods from trucks using forklift and other material handling equipment.

  • Store the goods in appropriate places in manufacturing or in the warehouse.

  • Transport goods to and from warehouse to the manufacturing site in a safe and timely manner.

  • Monitor and maintain accurate inventory.

  • Assisting with other warehouse related tasks when needed - we work as a team!

Our perfect match

  • Must have a valid current forklift license, as well as previous experience with counterbalance and high-reach fork lift.

  • Is physically capable of fulfilling the role, tasks include manual pick packing and lifting up to 25kg. 

  • Possess strong communication and customer service skills.

  • Is available to work Monday-Friday (38 hours per week).

  • Can communicate clearly in English. 

  • Is open to a diverse workplace and loves to work with a team.

Who are we?

LUSH is a global manufacturer and retailer of fresh handmade cosmetics. LUSH is a campaigning company, working across human rights, environmental protection and animal welfare. We are dedicated to the practices of fair trade sourcing and supporting sustainable communities as well as giving back to organisations that can make a difference through our Charity Pot Program. Our manufacturing employees create fabulous, top quality LUSH products in our rooms, ensuring they get to the stores ready for eager customers and shop staff. Each LUSH manufacturing “Room” is responsible for a specific product line. As a LUSH employee, you must possess a genuine love of our products and a desire to take a hands–on approach to our handmade products. It’s kind of like working in a giant kitchen: fresh fruit, barrels of lavender water and seaweed, shelves of ingredients. We promise you won’t find a better smelling factory! 

We offer

  • A full induction day.

  • A progressive work environment that celebrates diversity.

  • Paid birthday leave. 

  • A generous discount on LUSH products keep you smelling and feeling fresh.

  • A welcome pack of LUSH products and eco-friendly goodies.

  • Company-sponsored Employee Assistance Program with free access to psychological, financial, legal and dietary advice.

  • Working 38 hours per week with an hourly pay rate of $26.55.


Does this sound like the perfect role for you? If so, please apply by answering the questions below and uploading your resume and cover letter. Ensure all attachments are in PDF format. Please only submit one application per person at a time. Applications close at midnight on Tuesday 9th August 2022, so apply as soon as possible!

At LUSH, we believe that by fostering a culture of inclusion and respect, we are doing our part in building a world where there is equal opportunity for all. Having a diverse workforce that represents our wider community is very important to us and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal Australian and Torres Strait Islander candidates, candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ candidates, candidates with disabilities, and all ages and genders.


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