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Plant Operative

Posted: 12 Nov 2020 Closes: 12 Dec 2020
Hinckley, England, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -662580604

Area: East Midlands
Department: Hub
Shift Pattern: 5 out of 7
Working Pattern: Nights - Weekend Working Included
Company Description

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

Job Description

A vacancy now exists for a Plant Sortation Operative based within our largest National Sortation Hub based in Hinckley. In this position you will report to the 2 PlantSortation Managers.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Monitoring and policing parcel compliance in the hub.

  • Clearing induct and sorter blockages.

  • Working to improve Hub KPI's

  • Escalating issues to management.

  • Good communication skills

  • Proactive, positive attitude with a willingness to learn

  • Adhering to company H&S Policies

  • Supporting the hub operation as and when required.

  • Flexible on early starts and late finishes due to peak working periods or late hub finishes.


Working Hours
  • The candidate must be able to commit to flexible start times which will vary from 12pm-4pm for an 8 hour shift, 40 hours per week.

  • Different shift patterns will be available to help support a 7 day plant operation. This can be discussed following your successful application.

  • Please note all shifts will be late afternoon/night working.
Desirable (but not essential)

  • Good level of computer literacy

  • Previous experience in the industry

Additional Information

Job Specifics

Due to the nature of our business this role will require you to work evenings or nights and some weekend working may be included.


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