Van Driver

Location: Milton Keynes Central Office

Contract Type: Full Time

Salary: 9.15 per hour plus shift allowance

Hours: 40 hours per week

Van Driver

We are looking to recruit an experienced Van Driver to deliver our products to stores across the UK, Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland.

Based from our Milton Keynes warehouse you will be responsible for loading, unloading and delivering goods (mainly bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses and accessories) to our stores. You will be responsible for ensuring that all stores receive their product deliveries in an efficient, professional, timely and friendly manner.

£9.15 per hour plus driver shift allowance.

Specific work duties will include:

  • Regularly checking and examining the company vehicles looking for maintenance defects or safety hazards. Undertaking basic vehicle maintenance
  • Ensuring the company vehicle is clean and presentable (internally and externally)
  • Loading the vehicle with stock as determined by the warehouse staff
  • Planning efficient delivery routes to stores
  • Delivering products to stores in a timely manner
  • Communicating with stores to provide updates of deliveries and schedules
  • Unloading the vehicle and ensuring products are safely delivered into the appropriate area of the store
  • Ensuring any delivery paperwork is completed and returned to the warehouse manager
  • Collecting and re-distributing any goods that are required to be transferred between stores or returned to the warehouse
  • Ensuring compliance to the Company Driving Policy and any other instructions given
  • Undertaking warehouse duties when no driving work is available

Qualifications and experience required for this role

There are no minimum academic qualifications required, although the position requires good levels of numeracy and literacy so a good general education to a GCSE or equivalent standard is important. The job holder must have a full clean driving license and a good understanding of UK geography and road routes. Specifications essential to the role;

  • Previous experience of van driving
  • A solid understanding of vehicle maintenance and vehicle safety
  • A confident and safe driver
  • Ability to complete internal paperwork
  • Confident driving in the UK and in Europe
  • A dynamic, positive and energetic approach
  • Team worker with a polite and helpful manner. Able to offer flexibility to the needs of the business. Friendly, reliable, trustworthy and honest.
  • Plenty of stamina

Working Hours: Early and Late shifts Monday to Friday. May include some weekend shifts

Age Restrictions: Due to the vehicle insurance, we can only consider and accept applicants 25 years old and over.

Due to the high volume of applicants we receive, it is difficult to respond to everyone who has applied. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks, please assume that you have been unsuccessful at this time. Thank you.

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