Delivery Driver / Warehouse Operative (7.5 TONNE)

The SmartList
08 Aug 2017
05 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Crawley, West Sussex

JOB TITLE: Delivery Driver / Warehouse Operative (7.5 tonnes)

SALARY & BENEFITS: Competative & Neg DOE + bonus + excellent benefits package

WORKING HOURS: Full Time- 8 am- 5.30pm, 1-hour lunch, 5 day week Monday - Fri 42.5 hours a week

THE COMPANY: Our client is the UK's largest supplier of personal protection equipment, janitorial, cleaning and hygiene products. They are a FTSE 100 company which successfully operates in 26 countries throughout the world and are always on the lookout for exceptional sales talent to join their already successful teams across the UK.

THE ROLE: Delivery Driver / Warehouse Operative (7.5 TONNE) - Crawley, West Sussex

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Warehouse Operative /Delivery Driver based in Crawley, West Sussex. The purpose of the position is to provide a professional and efficient delivery service in accordance with relevant legislation, company EHS and quality policies.

Key Responsibilities of the Delivery Driver / Warehouse Operative (7.5 TONNE) Crawley, West Sussex to include:-
  • Ensure that the Company vehicle allocated is maintained in a roadworthy and clean condition, documenting appropriate checks and reporting any faults immediately.
  • Assist in loading assembled orders onto vehicle ensuring that the payload is within the limits for the vehicle and that the permissible axle weights are not exceeded and that goods are safely loaded for transportation and delivery
  • Ensure duties are carried out within legal requirements complying fully with the requirements of the Company Operators Licence.
  • Ensure all scheduled deliveries are completed on time, in full on a daily basis, utilising the relevant route planning tools
  • Deliver to customers as directed and assist with unloading and taking to the final delivery point as requested.
  • Communicate all customer problems and sales opportunities to the branch sales team promptly
  • Present a professional image to the customer, be pleasant and courteous at all times and comply with company dress requirements.
  • Report any accidents immediately
  • Picking delivery orders & checking deliveries off as per Company Code of Practice.

THE CANDIDATE: Delivery Driver / Warehouse Operative (7.5 TONNE) - Crawley, West Sussex

The successful candidate for the Warehouse Operative / Delivery Driver position will demonstrate a high degree of attention to detail, thoroughness and a methodical approach to work. You will have a genuine interest in ensuring all the needs of customers are met in a way that benefits both the customer and the organisation. You will be an excellent team player with a willingness to work extra hours or help out in areas outside of your role.

Benefits: - Delivery Driver / Warehouse Operative- Crawley, West Sussex

28 days holiday (including bank holidays), increasing to 33 days after 5 years' service; Company sick pay; Comprehensive Learning and Development offer; Holiday, Retail and Theme Park Discounts; Reloadable cards, dining cards, cinema trips; Roadside Assistance Helpline, Personal Taxation Service; Employee Assistance Helpline, Hospital Plan and Death Benefit Plan; Childcare vouchers; Cycle to Work scheme; Health Club membership and many more.

Key Experience/ Characteristics for the Delivery Driver / Warehouse Operative (7.5 TONNE) - Crawley, West Sussex preferred for the role:-
  • A full driving licence you can use in the UK (Essential)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic and highly driven individual
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet (and exceed) targets
  • 7.5-tonne licence & CPC qualified
  • Warehouse/distribution environment experience
  • Fork Lift Licence (preferred but not essential)
  • Live within a reasonable commutable distance to Crawley, West Sussex
You may have experience of the following: Warehouse Operative, Order Picker, Stores Person, Warehouse Assistant, Order Packer, Distribution Centre Operative, Goods Out, Logistics, CPC, Distribution, Driver, Driving etc

If you have the relevant experience and skills for this position then please hit "the apply" button now

You will then be sent an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.