Fareham Multi Drop Drivers

Palmer Harvey
17 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

JOB TITLE: Multi Drop Delivery Drivers - Class C (LGV2)

BRANCH: Fareham Ambient & Chilled & Frozen


HOURS: 48 Hours per week - (4 days working 12 hour shifts)

Palmer & Harvey, business leader in retail distribution and the UK's no.1 distributed wholesaler is actively recruiting Drivers to join their dedicated team in Fareham. The salary for this role is £28,305 per annum and up to £30,405 with completion of the performance incentive criteria.

The Role:

The primary role of this position is to deliver a mixture of temperature controlled and ambient goods to customers in the South. You will be required to work any 4 days Monday-Saturday, across a 3 week rolling shift pattern rota so therefore a flexible approach to working hours and days will be necessary and all roles will currently include working a Saturday.

This is a customer facing multi-drop delivery position and requires all successful candidates to be well presented; customer focused and possess a 'can do' attitude.

The start time of this role may vary in 15 minute intervals between 04.30 and 07.30 depending on business needs, and the finish time will vary relative to the start time, please also note that this position will attract the clause relating to any 4 days from 7 working pattern.

The Applicant:

You will be a Cat C / Class II LGV driver, ideally with multi drop experience, and have completed CPC modules in line with legal requirements. The role will be responsible for delivering to customers in and around the South Coast region, including, Hampshire, Weymouth, Reading and Brighton, so knowledge of these areas is therefore an advantage.

All driving convictions along with points must be declared at point of interview and anyone with more than 6 points on their licence need not apply and will not have their application taken any further.

You will be customer focused with good levels of numeracy and literacy skills necessary to complete the relevant paperwork and operate a PDA. You will be diplomatic, courteous and an efficient communicator who can establish and develop a successful working relationship with our customers. Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the Driving Time and associated Working Time Regulations as detailed under EU Regulation 561/2006. In addition you must be reliable, professional and conscientious, with high attention to detail, and be able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team within a distribution environment.

Palmer and Harvey is a fast-paced environment and offer a competitive salary plus a quarterly bonus scheme. To be part of this winning team, you will have a desire to succeed and work to the company values: Delivery, Teamwork, Adaptability and Friendly. Only applicants who can demonstrate a close match to the experience and skills listed above and demonstrating commitment and determination to succeed in a new challenge will be short-listed for interview.

How to apply:

If you are interested in applying and believe you have the relevant experience required for this position then please complete the P&H online internal application form by visiting the vacancies page at If you do not complete the P&H internal online form, your application will not be taken any further. If you do not have access to a PC to apply for this role, then simply complete the internal application form, which can be found on the notice board and return to Lucy Voller, HR Dept.

Closing date for applications - 5:00pm Wednesday 31st May 2017