Van Courier Driver

Posted 6 April by Zoe Easy Apply

This well established International Courier Agent in Hayes need a new team member to joining the courier/driving team.

40 hours per week (1200-2100hrs)

1 in 5 weekend on call where business dictates (paid time and a half)

Annual leave: 28 days per annum (inclusive of bank holidays)

Job Summary:

  • Delivering and collecting from customers in and around local postcode area
  • Ad hoc cover of other runs in London and Surrey

  • Lodging at wholesale agents and airlines in Colnbrook/Heathrow in accordance with cut off and time lines given

  • Checking and scanning consignments on to vehicle at time of collection

  • Ensuring accurate recording of POD information upon delivery using hand-held device/manual where necessary

  • Making visual inspection of all consignments at time of collection to ensure adequate packaging / address is clear and concise

  • Notifying office immediately of any discrepancies on collections / problem deliveries

  • Building relationships with clients by maintaining a professional and courteous manner at all times

  • Liaising with transport/operations to ensure maximum efficiency during working day

  • Unloading of vehicle upon arrival at Hayes facility, sorting the shipments in accordance to their destination and service type

  • Assisting Operations team during evening operation; weighing and measuring packages / bagging up / data processing / labelling

  • To maintain a safe level of driving at all times, keeping traffic offences / fines and accidents to a minimum

  • Ensuring van is kept clean and tidy at all times

  • Company attire to be worn at all times (provided)

  • Vehicle check sheet to be completed on a daily basis

Skills & Experience:

  • Professional driving experience within relevant industry
  • Driving experience in London an advantage

  • Excellent presentation / smart appearance

  • Enthusiastic and proactive

  • Flexible attitude, willingness to work overtime where required

  • Good communication skills

  • Clean licence preferred

Reference: 34472529

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