6.0

Tesco

Fork lift driver at Tesco

People in this role may also be known as fork-lift truck drivers or forklift driver.

5 workers in this role at Tesco have taken the survey.

How much does Tesco pay fork lift drivers?

Fork lift driver at Tesco
£9.19–12.06
Typical range
£8.91–13.25

Fork lift driver employees at Tesco are typically paid £9.19–12.06 an hour, based on data from 5 employees.

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What are the hours like for fork lift driver employees at Tesco?

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Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for fork lift drivers to book a holiday at Tesco?

    Most people find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    60% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for fork lift drivers to take sick leave at Tesco?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    60% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

Excellent
  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Tesco managers change fork lift drivers shifts at short notice?

    Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    80% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do fork lift drivers at Tesco get proper breaks?

    People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    100% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • 4+ weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do fork lift drivers get of their shift pattern at Tesco?

    People get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 20% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 40% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 40% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do fork lift drivers at Tesco do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    100% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Flexible hours

    Worst thing

    Can be quite stressful at times

    7.9

    Employee, November 2021

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What is career progression like for fork lift drivers at Tesco?

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  • No career progression

    Are fork lift drivers given support to progress at Tesco?

    People aren’t given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 80% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Excellent
  • Enough training

    Do fork lift drivers get enough training when they start at Tesco?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    100% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

Latest reviews from fork lift drivers at Tesco

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  • Best thing

    There are no good things

    Worst thing

    The job. The way you are treated your just a number

    5.2

    Fork lift driver, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Só many hours and stress

    7.9

    Forklift driver, January 2021

How Tesco ranks

Tesco ranks 2nd to work for in fork-lift truck driver employers

  1. 1 DHL
    6.2
  2. 2 Tesco
    6.0