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.
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.