Van Driver - New Branch Aintree

  • Vacancy Title
  • Van Driver - New Branch Aintree
  • Company
  • Travis Perkins
  • Location
  • Aintree, Merseyside
  • Closing Date
  • 29/10/2021
  • Job Description
  • Looking for a new opportunity, enjoy driving and working as part of a team, we may have the perfect role for you. We are looking for a driver for our transit and flatbed vehicle (up to 3.5ton), you will carry out multi‐drop deliveries from our branch direct to our local customers and be responsible for ensuring they receive their orders on time and in one piece, safely, every time. 

    You will be working from our new Flagship branch in Aintree, which opens at the end of the year, but we need ro recruit now, so that you receive a great induction and on-boarding experience.  Our Aintree branch will be located in a prime location in the middle of KeyPoint. You will be part of a newly recruited team of around 22, the branch will also have a full Tool Hire with 6 delivery vehicles.

    Our opening hours are - Monday - Friday 7am-5pm and Saturdays 8am-12pm (working 2 in 4 Saturdays).  

    What's in it for you?

    • Great onboarding and recognised qualification opportunities including apprenticeship programs
    • Competitive salary, which includes a half yearly colleague bonus
    • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays. 
    • A number of online discounts at leading retailers, discounts at theme parks to eating out and cinemas.  

    Joining our friendly and hard working family as a Van Driver/Customer Service Assistant, you’ll be on the front line dealing with our customers both in branch and off site when making deliveries; playing a vital role in our continued success, providing a first class service whilst keeping colleagues and customers safe at all times.

    What will I be doing?
    No one day is the same as the next in TP branch life, but here are a few pointers:

    • Our success is built on strong relationships so it’s essential that you can help deliver the highest standards of service - the key thing is to be helpful and friendly, as you will likely get to know our customers on a first name basis.
    • Driving our transit and flatbed vehicles (up to 3.5ton) you will carry out multi‐drop deliveries from our branch direct to our local customers and be responsible for ensuring they receive their orders on time and in one piece, safely, every time. 
    • Safety is at the forefront of everything we do, your aim will be to ensure that our standards never slip, by adhering to all stay safe policies and procedures especially whilst unloading, loading and driving our vehicles. 

    What experience do you need?
    You will need to have held a full UK driving license for a minimum of 12 months and be comfortable to drive one of our vehicles up to 3.5ton. Experience within our industry is advantageous but not essential as long as you have an ability to learn quickly, a strong work ethic and are physically fit.  We are looking for candidates with exceptional customer service experience, health & safety awareness, the rest we can teach you along the way. We will provide you with a great introduction into our business and provide you with all the tools needed.

    Does this sound like you?
    We hope you can say ‘Yes’ to all of the characteristics below - they are in the DNA of all our fantastic  colleagues. Are you:

    • Someone that is highly adaptable, resilient and tenacious with high levels of energy and drive.
    • Someone who thrives in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
    • Have exceptional customer service experience, be able to work under pressure efficiently and safely and have a flexible attitude to work.

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