Please note: Due to the nature of this position and insurance purposes, we cannot accept applications from anyone under the age of 25 year old.
Square Peg Associates are currently recruiting for an experienced Courier Driver to join a dynamic and growing business based in Manchester.
If you enjoy driving, working independently, are confident in dealing with people and strive to achieve 100% customer satisfaction and happy to be fully flexible working additional hours then we would like to hear from you.
If successful, you will play a pivotal role within the business. As a specialist courier you will be delivering products to clients anywhere within the UK of all shapes and sizes on behalf of larger organisations. This means you become the face of businesses such as DHL, TNT, UPS including the MOD and specialist organisations.
This role will primarily be to ensure the safe and timely movement and transportation of goods and equipment from clients to customers using a vehicle up to 3.5 tonne.
To carry out journeys to various locations throughout the UK and to agreed routes and timings.
To complete digital and manual documentation required by both legislation and organisational procedures
To maintain regular contact with the Owner using a range of communication systems
To ensure all items are kept safe and secure at all times
To comply at all times with the Road Traffic Act, and other relevant legislation connected to the vehicle, drivers hours.
To notify the Owner without delay, of any accident or incident, in which the driver may have been involved, and to complete vehicle accident documentation immediately
To act as customer contact at delivery points of service, and relay relevant information
To complete vehicle checks prior to use, and to notify any defects to the Owner of the business verbally and by recording on appropriate documentation
To act in a polite and courteous manner to customers and road users at all times
The Ideal Candidate
Must have held a Full UK Manual Driving Licence with no more than 3 penalty points held for a minimum of 12 months
Must be able to work on own initiative
Must be able to plan routes effectively
Must be a good communicator
Able to remain calm under pressure
Good literacy and numeracy skills
Attention to detail
Must be able to use a PDA / smart phone
Previous experience within a similar driving / courier / delivery driving role is extremely beneficial.
If you would like to apply for the above position please contact the team at Square Peg Associates and forward an up to date copy of your CV in a word document.
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