Van Driver

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    Administration, Warehousing, Customer Services, Logistics

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  • Contact:

    Phoebe Griffin

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    0118 907 3199

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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We are looking for a Driver to join our successful team within an Electrical Trade Wholesaler based out of Stroud. 

  • Contracted to 42.5 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday
  • Branch Opening hours: 07:00 - 17:00
  • Shifts: Either 07:00 - 16:30 or 07:30 - 17:00
  • No bank holiday working required
  • Benefits: Pension scheme, Life assurance, 25 days holiday

As a Driver you will be the face of our company, you will load and unload your vehicle effectively, plan your own routes to maximise your time and provide an exceptional delivery service to our customers, ensuring great customer service is provided.

You may also need to support the wider team with inwards stock deliveries, customer service and picking products to ensure we are completing all our customers’ orders and Covering the Trade Counter to assist customers in Branch. 

The Role:

  • Facilitate all inward stock movements for the branch efficiently, following company procedures, and using IT systems where appropriate
  • Pick and pack goods to fulfil customer orders in an efficient, timely and safe manner
  • Transporting customer orders to required addresses, timely and professionally
  • Effectively planning delivery routes route to maximise time/cost effectiveness and to meet specific customer requirements
  • Loading and unloading vehicles safely and effectively, taking account of product size, weight and delivery routing
  • Supporting the Branch Network by promoting products and services, providing advice and assistance to customers regarding deliveries and products
  • Observing the local surroundings and record and report back any potential business opportunities identified
  • Using IT systems such as M3 or Microsoft Office where appropriate
  • Supporting in other areas of the branch operation as and when required

The Person:

  • Hold a Valid Full UK licence
  • Must not have more than 3 penalty points
  • Customer focussed with a great eye for detail
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced role
  • A flexible approach and an ability to work under pressure
  • An ability to embrace change and new technologies
  • Experience within a multi-product warehouse environment (ideally)
  • Computer literate and basic IT skills
Our client believes that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list. Therefore, they will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK.