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Home Delivery Driver - Newton Le Willows
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Job Title Driver – Home delivery Driver 7.5 Tonne
Location: Newton Le Willows
Customer: Argos
Grade: P
Shift Patterns: Rotational
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Closing Date for Applications: 24th September 2018
DHL Supply Chain is a world-class company, and we’re looking for world-class people. People who aren’t afraid to work hard – in fact, people who want to work hard.

Role Purpose

Responsibility for driving a 7.5ft vehicle and effecting multi-drop deliveries to customers homes along with a delivery partner, displaying high standards of customer service. Home Delivery Drivers work alongside a Driver Mate who are responsible for mapping the appropriate routes for the daily journey and assisting the driver in the making the customer delivery.

Role Profile

The correct licence to drive a 7.5 tonne vehicle, DCPC card.

Primary purpose of the role

Manual Handling of Customer Products, Timely and efficient completion of multi-drop deliveries and transportation

Two person lifting of heavy items

To undergo regular training and driving assessments

To work in a safe manner

To comply with local legislation requirements and company policies and procedures

To represent DHL in a professional manner to customers and provide excellent customer service at all times

Regular completion of vehicle checks

To maintain regular contact with the transport team

To comply with working time legislation

Key skills and experience in this role will include:

Valid Driving License
Previous experience driving commercial vehicles
Ability to move product which may require bending, stretching, stooping, stepping, reaching and/or lifting in line with H&S regulations
Knowledge of the geographical area
Ability to follow work procedures and safety rules
Ability to read, understand and follow directions / instructions
Ability to count accurately and perform simple math calculations
Knowledge of EU driving regulations
Experience of customer services
Any other requirements
Flexibility to work different shift patterns with and variable start and finish times
Ability to work in a physically demanding and challenging environment
Teamwork - to assist and support colleagues in the region
English must be fluent
What you’ll need to do next?
If you have a proven track record of achievement to match the requirements for this role and you are looking for your next career move, simply apply online ensuring that a full up to date CV is attached with your application

What will you get in return?

As a part of a growing DHL population you will receive access to a variety of our excellent benefits which could include; pension scheme, childcare vouchers, retail discounts, flexible working, training, development and secondments opportunities and MANY MORE.

We will ensure that all our resourcing activities are fair, transparent and consistent across the UK. We want to ensure that the candidate experience is of the highest professional standard.

The Company is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all employees. Furthermore we aim to ensure our workplaces are free from discrimination and that not only employees, but also our potential future employees are treated fairly and with dignity and respect. We will ensure that equality of opportunity maintains a high profile in our organisation.

Working at DHL:
Facts and Figures

Division DSC - SC - Supply Chain (SC_1)
Business Unit DHL Supply Chain UK
Location Newton Le Willows
Job Type Drivers & Couriers
Career Level Operatives
Responsible for
Reports to FLM
Target Hire Date 9/23/2018
Employment Type Permanent Full-Time
Working Hours
Shift Requirement Rotational
Relocation Offered None
Travel Required No Business Travel
Travel Extent
Work Permit Required Yes

About the company

DHL is present in over 220 countries and territories across the globe, making it the most international company in the world. With a workforce exceeding 285,000 employees, we provide solutions for an almost infinite number of logistics needs.

DHL is part of the world's leading postal and logistics Group, Deutsche Post DHL and encompasses three divisions: DHL Express, DHL Global Forwarding, Freight and DHL Supply Chain.

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