Forklift Operators / Storepersons - Mackay QLD

Job Description


Our Mackay warehouse is full steam ahead at the moment and due to an increase in business needs we are hunting for more full time staff to join our team!

We have multiple permanent Forklift Operator roles available in our 1pm-9pm shift, as well as one vacancy in our morning team working 5am-1pm. All teams work Monday to Friday so you'll get to enjoy job security and that work/life balance you've been dreaming of!

Please include a cover letter with your application advising which shift time you wish to be considered for.

What your new role entails:

  • Forklift operations within the warehouse where required
  • Picking, packing and dispatching of customer orders
  • Receiving, labelling, and storing of incoming goods
  • Conducting, sorting, loading, and unloading of vehicles 
  • Ensuring shelves are adequately stocked and displayed

What you’ll bring with you:

  • Valid Forklift Licence (LF) and high reach experience is essential for this role
  • Previous warehousing experience within receiving, pick, pack and/or dispatch an advantage
  • Good communication skills, a great work ethic and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • A customer service mindset and the ability to work well in a team


To ensure our employees feel valued, supported, and celebrated, we provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • Competitive permanent salary and incentives
  • Team member discount card to use at Kmart, Bunnings, Target & Officeworks
  • Attractive Wesfarmers share plans
  • Highly successful Refer-A-Friend program – earn up to $2,000 for each referral!
  • Ability to purchase up to 4 weeks additional annual leave
  • Team events and celebrations to recognise our amazing Team Members
  • Further Wesfarmers discounted offers from over 300 corporate partners
  • Generous paid parental leave policy
  • Free onsite parking & more!


If you meet most of the criteria listed above and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send your application today. We will be contacting suitable candidates as we receive them.

As part of our recruitment process and commitment to safety, you will be required to undertake background checks (which may include a pre-employment medical assessment involving drug & alcohol testing).

Blackwoods also promotes diversity and inclusion across our workplaces and encourages applications from all backgrounds, including people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, the LGBTQI+ community and people with disabilities.


Blackwoods is Australia’s leading supplier of industrial and safety supplies. For over 140 years, we have supported businesses big and small with our range of over 300,000 products from the world’s best brands. From the Sydney Harbour Bridge to the railway and your local mechanic, we supply what our customers need when they need it, along with unparalleled expertise and service from our passionate team.

With a national footprint of over 50 branches and 6 Distribution Centres, our people are at the heart of everything we do. Being a part of the Wesfarmers group, also means that we have endless opportunities to make a difference, so join us, and let’s help more people build a better Australia.