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Van driver - Sheffield

  • Fresh Jobs
  • Sheffield
  • 11/02/2019
Full time

Job Description


Manpower are recruiting for Cat B/ van drivers to deliver and collect parcels on a multi-drop basis within a defined geographical area. You will be providing excellent customer service in a front facing role, representing Manpower to the general public. The shifts will be 5/6 Monday - Saturday and you will be on a set route each day. Start times are from 9am - 11:30. Rates of pay start at £8.00 and go to £8.20 after 12 weeks (parity). However, for the right candidate this is a temporary to permanent role after 13 weeks.

Responsibilities Include:
* Maintaining integrity and ownership when handling packages, to make certain product is securely delivered to the correct address
* Completing assigned deliveries within time allocated on the designated route. Initiative, knowledge and skill should be used to anticipate and resolve any day to day issues
* Ensuring scanning compliance at all times with the accurate use of the hand held terminals
* Accurate completion of all relevant paperwork
* Ensuring all activities are undertaken in accordance with appropriate security and Health and Safety legislation and policies
* Maintain a clean and tidy appearance together with a professional courteous manner to all customers and colleagues
* Maintaining contact with the depot, ensuring any issues are communicated throughout the day
* Loading and unloading of vehicles, vehicle compliance and daily checks.
* Where necessary some warehouse duties will be required to meet the needs of the business, along with the manual handling of heavier and large items
* Liaise with internal and external support services within the agreed SLA to resolve daily issues affecting daily service.

Skills & Experience
* Experience of driving a light commercial vehicle and currently hold a valid category driving licence (with not more than 6 points)
* Experience of multi-drop deliveries (upwards of 30 stops per day)
* Ability to deliver good customer service
* Organised and able to work on own initiative
* Good geographical awareness and/or map reading skills
* Knowledge of working time directive.