Equipment Delivery Driver

  • Member
  • Smiths Hire
  • Location
  • Bolton
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive salary, based on experience
  • Job Description
  • As an Equipment Delivery Driver your responsibilities will be

    • To carry out deliveries and collections to our customers in a professional manner
    • Demonstrate exceptional customer service skills in all aspects of the working day
    • Drive the company vehicle responsibly and safely; obeying at all times the traffic laws and highway code
    • An Equipment Delivery Driver must carry out daily and weekly vehicle checks ensuring any defects found are reported to the Fleet Manager
    • Keep an accurate record of deliveries and collections using delivery documentation
    • Ensure that any equipment on the vehicle is secured and protected where necessary
    • Collect any money due on the delivery / collection as instructed; all monies collected from the customer remains the responsibility of the driver until it is signed for as received by the Line Manager
    • Maintain product knowledge in order to demonstrate to customers where necessary
    • Represent the company and their principles of the business and portray a professional and businesslike image to all customers, potential customers and other people you meet in the course of your work.
    • Literacy and numeracy skills – need to be able to complete delivery paperwork neatly and accurately.
    • Carry out other tasks and duties as required

    As an Equipment Delivery Driver you must have

    • Experience of driving a 3.5 Tonne dropside vehicle with tail lift
    • A License to tow over 750kg with current Driver Card
    • A proven track record in customer service
    • Driving experience in a fast paced environment
    • Have an understanding of safe loading and towing process
    • Understanding of the transporting of hazardous goods
    • You will be smart in appearance – you need to take pride in yourself and your vehicle.

    Working hours

    • Monday to Friday: 08:00am – 17:00pm
    • Saturday: 08:00am to 12:00pm on a rotational basis

    Employee Benefits Include:

    • Competitive salary, based on experience
    • 22 Days plus eight statutory holidays (30 days in total)
    • Weekly pay (every Wednesday)
    • Additional Holiday after two, three and five years’ service
    • Permanent employment
    • Career progression
    • Ongoing training.
    • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
    • Discounted Personal Legal Services
    • Bike to work scheme