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Job Title

Drivers

Ref No

DR37058

Location

Thorpe Arch, Wetherby

Sector

Driving

Job Type

Temporary

Salary

£12.50 - £17.50 per hour

Posted by

Kerry McGrath

Mobile 07775 538 209

DDI 01904 674 999

Date posted

13 May, 2024

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Drivers

Thorpe Arch, Wetherby

Driving

Temporary

£12.50 - £17.50 per hour

disability confident committed

Job Description

We are looking for Drivers to work for one of our specialist clients based near Wetherby to support an existing Logistics team. The role involves loading & delivering goods & furniture to clients based all around the UK.

Customer service is extremely important as you will be the face of the company, you will need to exemplify excellent customer service at every stage of the customer journey. While you will get to attend some amazing venues, the industry demands unsociable hours including frequent evenings & weekends, so you should be prepared for overnight stays and working on a rota basis – alongside using your practical skills in a role which can be labour intensive.

Responsibilities

• Delivery of goods and furniture to client venues including driving 3.5, 7.5 & 18 tonne vehicles, loading, unloading and installing products
• Working to a high standard of safety & driving skill while adhering to road safety & CPC compliance requirements at all times
• Working closely with install leaders, following install plans, instructions & dynamic risk assessments
• Delivering an exceptional level of customer service on all deliveries, installs, collections & derigs, representing the high standards.
• Loading & unloading of vans, using tools and equipment such as tail lifts, trollies, dollies and manual handling of furniture
• Work closely with the transport planners assisting with coordination of delivery schedules & routes, holding responsibility for these being conducted as per the delivery plans
• Keeping accurate records of signed delivery notes, job sheets & vehicle inspection forms ensuring these are completed and distributed to the responsible person
• Conducting mandatory vehicle checks including but not limited inspecting tyres, brakes, lights, and fluids on every journey and reporting any issues or maintenance requirements to the responsible person
• Delivering a high standard of health & safety responsibility at all times including wearing correct PPE, following road safety guidelines and having a high commitment to keeping yourself & others safe
• At seasonal peaks & troughs, you may be required to work in other parts of the business carrying out reasonable tasks in line with your level of skill, ability & responsibility

Skills/attributes required

• Must have held a standard driving licence for a minimum of 2 years, 7.5 or 18 tonne licence & valid CPC an advantage
• Basic geographic knowledge of UK road system
• Must have no more than 3 points on licence
• Prior experience working directly with clients in a customer facing role
• Physically fit with ability for repeated heavy lifting & carrying
• Must be able to work 5 over 7 days, including frequent nights & weekends
• Creative problem solving when onsite on prop deliveries & installs
• Understands importance of health and safety
• Understands importance and implications of professional driving in a company vehicle
• Competent level of IT literacy
• High standards of attention to detail
• Able to understand and comply with risk assessments

Hours of work

Our standard contracts are Permanent full time 40+hrs, working 5 days over 7 – including weekends and overnights with regular overtime available in peak seasons. In addition we also pay for hotel stays and generous overtime rates for night shifts and over 40+ hours worked.

£12.50 per hour, £17.50 for unsociable hours, £50 overtnight stay bonus plus paid hotel.

For further infomration please call Kerry McGrath on 07775538209 or apply by emailing your CV to kerry.mcgrath@coyles.co.uk

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