7.5 tonne Driver

Recruiter
Lka People Ltd
Location
Ipswich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Oct 2019
Closes
03 Nov 2019
Ref
1292591944
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
7.5 tonne drivers required.

Responsibility for driving a 7.5ft vehicle and effecting multi-drop deliveries to customers homes along with a delivery partner, displaying high standards of customer service. Home Delivery Drivers work alongside a Driver Mate who are responsible for mapping the appropriate routes for the daily journey and assisting the driver in the making the customer delivery.

Primary purpose of the role

Manual Handling of Customer Products, Timely and efficient completion of multi-drop deliveries and transportation

Two persons lifting of heavy items

To undergo regular training and driving assessments

To work in a safe manner

To comply with local legislation requirements and company policies and procedures

To represent our client in a professional manner to customers and provide excellent customer service at all times

Regular completion of vehicle checks

To maintain regular contact with the transport team

To comply with working time legislation

Key skills and experience in this role will include:

Valid Driving License

Previous experience driving commercial vehicles

Ability to move product which may require bending, stretching, stooping, stepping, reaching and/or lifting in line with H&S regulations

Knowledge of the geographical area

Ability to follow work procedures and safety rules

Ability to read, understand and follow directions / instructions

Ability to count accurately and perform simple math calculations

Knowledge of EU driving regulations

Experience of customer services

Any other requirements

Flexibility to work different shift patterns with and variable start and finish times

Ability to work in a physically demanding and challenging environment

Teamwork - to assist and support colleagues in the region

English must be fluent

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