Deliveries Driver - 7.5t Van
1, Amalgamated Drive, Unit 1, Amalgamated Drive, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 9EZ, United Kingdom
Making Home Life Better
The HomesByDesign Group has recently been formed to build on the growing success of its established and primary subsidiary BathroomsByDesign. Our mission is to improve people’s homes, health and wellbeing with beautiful, affordable and expertly designed solutions for the home.
A technology led retail business, the ByDesign concept of using our proprietary KADware® (Knowledge Aided Design) Software and Plan2Design Virtual Reality App to serve customers in a totally unique and streamlined way sets us apart from our competitors in the market. It gives us the springboard to constantly look to improve how we operate and how we can continue to deliver a unique, immersive and effortless customer experience with our Software and VR App central to this experience.
Whilst we are currently a retail organisation, our tech infrastructure will enable us to expand into new sectors and markets internationally with the same mission firmly in place. Our hope is that one day everyone in the world will have a place they can proudly call home. Everything we do now and in the future will be underpinned by this.
Someone who is excited by joining a small but rapidly expanding Company, you will thrive under pressure to do what needs to be done to deliver consistent Customer Service Excellence with complete on time deliveries. You will be a confident, positive and flexible team player who's willing to learn.
But most importantly you will be a conscientious person, team player and someone motivated to be the best you can possibly be.
Location: Brentford (Find Us)
Salary: £30k per annum plus uncapped profit share bonuses
Job type: Permanent / Full-time
Leave Allowance: 22 days rising to 25 based on length of service
You will be responsible for ensuring timely delivery of goods to our customers on predetermined routes, reviewing orders prior to departure and loading and unloading vans. As a vital member of our team you should also be passionate about our customers, ensuring they receive a flawless experience from when you arrive at the destination until you leave. A willingness to learn about the Bathroom industry would be desirable.
As the final piece in the sales process, you must be the ‘friendly face’ of BathroomsByDesign. You are responsible for ensuring our customers continue to receive the very best end to end service and VIP treatment every time.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
- Pick up items from warehouses or supplier outlets.
- Load, unload, prepare, inspect and operate a delivery vehicle.
- Ensure all goods are stacked properly for transportation.
- Ensure that the van door is properly locked post loading.
- Chart out appropriate route using maps or GPS.
- Drive the van to the destination in a safe manner and by following all traffic rules.
- Make stops to suppliers and customers to pick up or deliver items as required.
- Assist with the unloading of items.
- Make sure that the item count is correct.
- Take photo's on delivery and signatures on order delivery forms
- Complete paperwork accurately and legibly.
- Carry out daily and weekly vehicle safely inspections.
- Perform general and preventative maintenance on the vehicle.
- Comply with all UK legislation regarding safe driving.
To succeed in this role you will have previous warehouse experience with a proven ability of working within a fast paced operation
- Clean 7.5t driving licence
- Ideally forklift trained (articulated or counter balance) with current certification
- Excellent communication and listening skills
- Time management
- Honest, reliable and dedicated
- Physically and mentally fit
- Clear understanding and appreciation of health and safety procedures
Ready to Apply?
Click on the link below to apply for this role, upload your CV and cover letter/note. Please include an explanation of why your experience is specifically relevant to this role at HomesByDesign, how you will succeed and why you think your next career move should be to join our team.