Driving Position

Driving Positions at WT Transport Ltd

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Excellent rates of pay - From £8.05 up to £11.70 per hour, depending on class and experience.  Sat time and half, Sun time and three quarters. Up to 60 hours per week guaranteed and plenty of overtime.

Quarterly Bonus scheme paying up to £400 per quarter.

28 days holiday plus holiday purchase scheme, Holiday pay calculated as average of preceding 12 weeks.

Employee benefits scheme accessing discounts at most retailers. Money off everything from your weekly food shop to holidays, car/house insurance to cinema tickets.

Company Part-Funded CPC Courses.

Pension

Full uniform provided

 

Location

Gowerton Road, Brackmills Industrial Estate, Northampton, NN4 7BW

Purpose Statement

Collect and deliver goods ensuring quality and efficiency of accountabilities are achieved.

To provide, through your accountabilities, support in ensuring customer and business requirements are achieved.

Accountabilities

Promote a positive company image by keeping a neat, clean and tidy appearance

Ensure vehicle/trailer is fit for the road by undertaking and logging daily vehicle checks

Reporting any defects to the workshop to maintain the safety of driver, customers, members of the public and goods

Ensure vehicle is loaded and unloaded safely in accordance with company procedures avoiding risk of injury to yourself and others

Ensure vehicle is loaded efficiently e.g. goods sorted and stored in vehicle in ascending order according to deliveries

Ensure vehicle is securely loaded e.g. using straps as necessary

Load and unload vehicles safely in relation to collection/delivery to avoid risk of injury to self/others

Ensuring goods are delivered to customers in optimum condition according to company standards

Report any issues in connection with deliveries to the Transport Office immediately

Complete all relevant paperwork obtaining signatures when appropriate

Inform the company promptly of any accidents or incidents you are involved in

Ensure when delivering/collecting, unless in a situation that cannot be avoided, you take the most direct route and within an acceptable time limit

Be available for contact at all times when on duty (except whilst driving and the vehicle is in motion) and to return calls to the office as soon as possible (once you have stopped the vehicle and turned the engine off)

Supply a copy of your driving licence to the company annually or as required and inform the company immediately of any driving convictions/restraints imposed on you

Always follow the rules of the highway code

Ensure compliance to standards in respect of all company requirements

Health & Safety

Report any accidents in the workplace immediately

Ensure correct Personal Protective Equipment is worn at all necessary times

Be familiar with and follow the company’s and customers health and safety policies, guidelines and procedures at all times

Working Relationships

Work as part of a team and actively demonstrate a willingness to support and achieve the overall business objectives

Effectively communicate with all staff to ensure the safety and efficiency of yourself, others and the site

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all colleagues

Qualifications & Knowledge

Keep up to date with changes in driving legislation and ensure that these are complied with

Relevant Licences and Drivers Cards applicable to position

Essential Personal Skills

Have a friendly and engaging personality and is comfortable working with members of the public

Be physically fit as there is some lifting and carrying involved in the role

NB. These are the key responsibilities and core skills required.

This list of duties is not exhaustive and all employees may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities from time to time.

 

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