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Workshop Operative

Posted: 23 Feb 2021 Closes: 25 Mar 2021
Hinckley, England, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time DPD_743999736333332

Area: East Midlands
Department: Transport
Shift Pattern: 5 out of 7
Working Pattern: Days (Monday - Friday Only)
Company Description

DPD is one of the fastest growing express parcel delivery companies in the UK, with a turnover of £1.9billion. As a multi award-winning company that has beenvoted the nation's favourite parcel carrier for eight years running, 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 be the UK's most sustainable delivery company.

Job Description

Due to continued growth we opened our 5th Hub site in Hinckley, Leicestershire at the later part of last year. We are delighted to announce that we are seeking to recruit a Workshop Operative to support our "state of the art" workshop on a day to day basis with general workshop duties including workshop cleanliness and weekly vehicle, fuel and oil checks.

Other Key Responsibilities of this role will include;
  • Assisting LGV Mechanical Engineers with non skilled labour

  • Assisting the Workshop Stores person as required.

  • Liaising with the administrators within the Transport Department for the provision of Transport related duties.

  • Collecting and dropping vehicles to DPD Contractors.

  • Vehicle wash checks when required for inspection/MPOT Prepand assisting the Valeter if required.

  • Completion of paperwork for vehicle transfer from other Hub Locationsto Hub 5


What we are looking for;
  • Experience within a similar role would be advantageous

  • A Class 1 Driving Licence would be advantageous.

  • Demonstrate the company's 'DNA' (core values) - Passion, Respect, Honesty, Flexibility, Hard Work and Accountability

  • A "can do" attitude to work and duties.

Additional Information

Job Specifics

Due to some of the tasks involved in this role a Full UK Licence is essential, also holding a Class 1 Licence would be ideal.

This role is Typically Monday to Friday on days however due to our workshops operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week some flexibility will be required at busy times.


Your package will include a competitive salary. 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


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