Van Driver

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We are always on the lookout for reliable and precise Delivery Van Drivers. With the ever-increasing growth we see in our online customers, there are lots of job opportunities within Blue Arrow. So, whether this is your first Delivery Driver role, or you're looking for fresh opportunities, this is a great prospect for next step in your career.
General skills
You will have:

  • Good communication skills, this will be important when taking instructions from your manager, liaising with colleagues and when talking to customers
  • The ability to solve problems and think on your feet while driving and planning your delivery schedule
  • The ability to stay focused for long periods of time
  • Precision and awareness
  • Good organisation skills to fill out required paperwork

Personal traits
You will be:

  • Reliable
  • Self-motivated to meet targets and demands
  • Calm and patient enough to cope with the inherent pressure of being effected by road accidents, planned road works and bad weather as and when circumstances arise
  • Friendly and approachable manner, as you will likely be dealing with customers or clients


Main Duties/Responsibilities
In this role you will:

  • Collect goods from a warehouse or collection point
  • Load the vehicle
  • Before setting off, ensure you choose the best route checking if the route is being affected by traffic or road works
  • Ensure delivery of goods and at destination point you will unload the van and deliver directly to the customer or client, then you will request and receive signatures from the customer or client
  • Record your hours, mileage and ensure relevant delivery and collection records are up to date
  • If you're a multi-drop driver, you'll move onto the next drop-off or return to base


Qualifications/Licences/Certifications/Experience

  • A full UK-issued driving licence
  • Educated to GCSE level in English and Maths (this is required to pass your theory and practical driving tests)
  • Category B on your Driving licence is required for you to drive Category B vehicle (light van) providing the van weighs 3,500kg/3.5 tonne or less. When you pass your car driving test this licence covers you to drive category B vehicles on public roads

Desirable:

  • Any experience you have of working in transport and logistics, such as warehouses or distribution centres
  • Experience driving in a professional capacity will be a bonus


So if you're looking for your a fresh start in this Delivery Driver role working for Blue Arrow, apply with us today.

Blue Arrow
25/09/2021 16:24:31
GBP 11.44 11.44

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