Multi-Drop Van Driver

Recruiter
Undisclosed Company
Location
Cumbria, Carlisle
Salary
£8.00 - £8.40 per hour
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
27 Feb 2018
Ref
UD0748
Contact
Manpower UK
Job Type
Temporary
Hours
Full-time

Manpower are recruiting for Cat B/ van drivers to deliver and collect parcels on a multi-drop basis within a defined geographical area for one of the UK's leading delivery companies. You will be providing excellent customer service in a front facing role, representing our client to the general public. The shifts will be 5/6 days Monday - Saturday and you will be on a set route each day. Start times vary from 9am - 11:30. Rates of pay start at £8 and go to £8.40 when at parity or permanent. The opportunities are on a temporary to permanent basis for successful candidates after 12 weeks therefore you should be fully committed to the temporary assignment with a desire to secure a permanent career.

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 20 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.

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