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7.5 Tonne Collections and Delivery Driver

Posted: 29 Oct 2020 Closes: 27 Nov 2020
Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time DPD_743999723137573

Area: Region 2
Department: Depot
Shift Pattern: 5 out of 7
Working Pattern: Days - Weekend Working Included
Company Description

DPD is the fastest growing express parcel delivery company in the UK, with a turnover of well over £1 billion. Voted the nation's favourite parcel carrier for the last 7 years, we have a very clear strategy to support our enviable position. We will deliver the best service, use the best technology, recruit and retain the best people in the industry and we are the UK's most sustainable delivery company.

Job Description

Our Site Manager is looking for a 1st class 7.5 tonne driver to support the continued growth of their depot in Chelmsford CM2 5AN

As a Collection & Delivery Driver with DPD you'll be the face of the company, You'll need a flexible outlook, a friendly personality and smart appearance and the desire to deliver world class customer service. You will responsible for:
  • Making multi-drop collections and deliveries in and around the local area
  • Working to time critical deadlines and set collection times
  • Ensuring we provide a service to customers' that is second to none
  • Keeping & maintaining regular records & journey details

Qualifications

To be considered for this role you must have
  • A valid 7.5T (C1) licence, DQC (Driver Qualification Card) and CPC accreditation
  • Good communication skills, a can do attitude and customer focused approach
  • The ability to prioritise and work on your own initiative when under pressure
  • Prior multi-drop driving experience would be beneficial, but full training is available
  • A clean licence and some basic administration skills would be preferred

Additional Information

Job Specifics

As our depots operate 7 days a week you will be required to work 5 from 7 shifts which could include some weekend working.

As an employee of DPD you will benefit from:
  • An excellent pay structure
  • Career development
  • Company uniform
  • Internal training programme
  • Fully funded CPC renewal
  • Flexible overtime
  • Modern and well maintained fleet
As well as this you have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle2Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading and discounts and savings on 1000's of retailers.

DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer

DPD (UK)

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