Delivery Driver (Multi-Drop)
Based in our Swindon Depot, located in the Cheeny Manor Industrial Estate (SN2),we are looking to recruit a Full Time, Permanent multi-drop / Delivery / Transit Van Driver to join our growing team.
Working Monday to Friday, 40hrs/wk (typical working hours ranging in shifts between a 07:00am start to a 18:00 finish), we are looking to recruit an experienced multi-drop long wheel base transit van driver (3.5T).
Typical duties will involve delivering and collecting automotive/commercial batteries directly into and from customers premises.
Experience of using a handheld PDA is of advantage, as is the ability to manually handle a heavy product. The individual must have a positive, helpful attitude and possesses a Can do approach towards their work and personal life in order to provide a consummate level of service to our customers.
Essential experience of:
Working as a multi-drop van driver
Happy and outgoing attitude
A genuinely friendly and helpful individual who wants to get to know the customer better
Customer focussed, to ensure consistency and efficiency in all deliveries
Ability to manually handle a heavy product
Neat and tidy, able to portray a professional appearance at work
Some Microsoft Office skills (such as Outlook, Excel and Word)
Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc.)
Desirable experienced in:
Use of a PDA
Driving a long wheel base transit van
Not more than 3 points on driving licence
Excellent time management and organisational skills
What we are looking for:
Ideally educated to High School standards (GCSEs in English and Maths desirable), not essential
The ability to be customer focused in all things
Excellent Verbal and written communication skills
Good interpersonal skills with a Team Player approach
Conscientious, hardworking and accurate
The ability to manage a varied workload in a dynamic situation
The ability to fit into and contribute towards a can do culture
Measured and common sense approach
Happy & smiling individual
Reliable, punctual and self-motivated
Smart appearance with a pleasant and outgoing attitude
Ability to comply with company rules on Health & Safety regulations
Salary, £18k per annum pro rata (depending on skills and experience)
Bonus Opportunity (open ended)
Full bespoke training
The opportunity to join a continually expanding Company
Platinum International Ltd is the UKs largest distributor of Automotive batteries and Lubricants operating from 10 Depots located throughout the UK. We are currently selling in excess of 1.3 million batteries per year, with typical customers varying from Blue Chip organisations, National Fast Fit chains to motor factors. We pride ourselves in being a Company where our customers, suppliers and employees can grow and prosper through an ethos of continual improvement and positive ethical relationships.
We have an entrepreneurial and innovative culture that has seen us grow rapidly and thus provide our colleagues with opportunities to progress and develop a long term career as we continue to grow and expand.
Please apply with an up-to-date CV and an accompanying covering letter which includes examples of great customer service that applicants have provided and / or examples of how they are a caring and helpful individual (no agencies).
Please note, due to the number of applicants we receive we will only respond to candidates whom we wish to call to interview