Delivery Driver ( 75 Tonne )

Recruiter
Bestway Wholesale
Location
Coventry
Salary
£8.64 per hour
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
09 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
60 branches, a customer base of 100,000 retailers and a product range of over 25,000 items - Batleys is the largest independent food wholesaler in the UK. We’ve achieved our success by offering the best prices, service and choice to help retailers build their businesses.

We currently have an opportunity for a Delivery Driver (Category C1 – 7.5 Tonne) to join the team at our Coventry depot. You’ll be delivering to a wide variety of independent retailers within the local area ensuring that they receive their orders in a timely manner and experience fantastic customer service.

Key responsibilities include:-

  • Working with the depot team to ensure all orders loaded for delivery are correct
  • Complete multi-drop deliveries within the Coventry area and within specified timeframes on a daily basis
  • Manual handling of stock on and off your vehicle
  • Ensure all deliveries are received correctly and payment is received
  • Ensure accurate recording of paperwork
  • Provide the highest quality of service to our customers at all times

We’re looking for someone with:-

  • A category LGV C1 driving licence
  • A driver DQC – Driver Qualification Card
  • Their own tacho smartcard in order to drive commercially
  • Experience in multi drop driving
  • Good knowledge of the local area
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • The ability to work effectively and independently under pressure.
  • Flexible approach to working hours as delivery round times may vary with workload
  • A good team player with the ability to work on own initiative
  • The ability to plan and prioritise effectively
  • Initiative along with a willingness to learn and develop their skills
  • Drive and determination to succeed in a fast paced environment

Please note - This role involves the movement and handling of a large amount of stock which is physically demanding.

In return for your hard work and commitment we offer a competitive hourly rate, 28 days annual leave entitlement ( inclusive of statutory holidays ) and pension. This role is predominantly working Monday - Friday (42hrs) which will be between the hours of 7.30am and 6pm however some flexibility is required.

At Batleys, we’re passionate about meeting our customers’ needs and working as a team to grow our business. So if you’re looking for an opportunity to make an impact in an ambitious company that’s built its way up from humble beginnings, you could be the person we’re looking for.


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