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Driver / Warehouse Operative

Colnbrook, Slough

£24,000 - £26,000 per annum

Your Bridge Consultant

Shally Bains


07487388393

Freight and Commercial

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About the Role

Driver / Warehouse Operative

Colnbrook, Berkshire

Our clieNt is recruiting for a  Driver/Warehouse Operative to be a key member of the driving team and also organise the warehouse.  Working 08:30 to 17:30 (including one hour paid break) Monday to Friday.

 

The role of Driver/Warehouse Operative will involve, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

 

  • Complete collection and delivery of freight in line with operating procedures.
  • Complete daily run sheet accurately and ensure the information is uploaded to the system.
  • Ensure all goods are safely secured and paperwork is in order.
  • Adhere to the company’s security procedures at all times.
  • Keep allocated vehicle clean at all times.
  • Perform vehicle defect reports on every company vehicle used and hand into Manager.
  • Support colleagues should they required assistance.
  • Report any issues in the transport department to your Manager.
  • Represent the company at all times by demonstrating high levels of customer service and a smart appearance.
  • Adhere to the sire security and health & safety regulations, reporting any breaches to the Manager or Director.
  • Check the freight given by the warehouse is correct when loading van.
  • Check off all freight collected and hand over to the warehouse when returning from the run.
  • Liaise with carious security companies when making deliveries/collections as necessary.
  • Park vehicles in an acceptable manner at all times.
  • Pack any freight to ensure it is suitable for either road or air freight.
  • Scan PD’s as soon as delivery is made and upload accurate information.
  • Email or telephone over accurate information once a collection has been made (seal numbers, dimensions & weight), as necessary.
  • Undertake additional duties, or assist other members of staff, as may be reasonably requested by the Manager or Directors.

 

Essential Skills:

 

  • Hold a full UK driving licence (no HGV licence required, but desirable).
  • Have a good knowledge of the English language, both verbal and written.
  • Have the ability to prioritise and organise own workload to tight deadlines.
  • Have strong communication skills: the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues.
  • Be a team player in the transport team, as well as work with staff in other departments.
  • Desirable
  • Experience of warehouse work; including operation, stock locations and health & safety.
  • Experience of transporting valuable goods.
  • Have sound knowledge of IT – Microsoft Outlook and PD Scanning app via smart phone.
  • Knowledge of local area and Central London.

 

 

Due to the nature of the role, there are also a number of compulsory checks that must be carried out:

 

  • A criminal record check - basic disclosure, carried out by the Disclosure & Barring Service.
  • A 5 year reference history, with any gaps in employment scrutinised and accounted for.
  • A driving licence check.

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