delivery driver - 3.5ton van in ystrad mynach

08 April 2019
natalie poynton, randstad business support
job type
£ 18,500 per year, 23 days plus 8 stats, pension plan etc.
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ystrad mynach, wales
job type
working hours
£ 18,500 per year, 23 days plus 8 stats, pension plan etc.
reference number
natalie poynton, randstad business support
029 2087 7515
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job description

A very well established company that has a distribution centre in Ystrad Mynach is looking to permanently recruit a Delivery Driver to become a loyal and trusted part of the team. Vehicles are currently 3.5ton vans


To drive the Company van(s) to and from customers, delivering and collecting goods. To represent the Company in a positive and courteous manner, assisting customers at point of delivery if required.

Essential Skills:

* Experience of delivery driving is essential - Ability to drive commercial vehicles in a competent manner
* Experience of managing own time to ensure timescales and delivery arrangements are fulfilled
* Able to take instruction - to act on those verbal instructions from Operations Manager and complete these tasks in a timely and competent manner
* Strong communication skills - able to be polite and build rapport with customers in order to build a relationship with them and receive strong feedback from a service point of view
* Full Clean license

Your duties:

* Drive Company vehicles to and from customer or other locations in a safe and courteous manner
* Load and unload vehicle before and after daily delivery schedule
* Deliver and collect goods, assisting at point of delivery as required
* Ensure accuracy in both loading and unloading
* Responsible for the safe stowage of all goods carried
* Record units collected for disposal using PDA device
* Ensure vehicle(s) are kept clean inside and out
* Weekly vehicle logs are completed, and defects are reported promptly.
* In the event of reduced deliveries, undertake alternative duties as required by the Operations Manager

You will be measured on:

* Goods delivered on time, in full and in good condition
* Vehicle(s) kept clean, tidy and maintained
* Personal appearance and attitude to ensure a positive representation of the Company
* Customers satisfied with standard of service provided
* Driving style and record satisfactory
* Efficient use of fuel and planning of routes

Monday Southampton area Approx start 5.30am

Tuesday Swindon area Approx start 6.30am

Wednesday Birmingham area Approx start 6.00am

Thursday Devon/Somerset Approx start 5.30am

Friday Bristol area Approx start 7.00am

Each day the driver should get back in time to unload and reload for the following day. He will be given assistance with this task.

Friday is an early return (approx. 2pm) and the driver should clean and check vehicle in readiness for next week.

If this role sounds ideal for you, please send your CV online immediately. Should you be successful to reach the shortlist, a consultant from the Randstad Branch will be in touch.

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.