42 hours per week
Our yard/warehouse operatives and drivers play an integral part in the day to day running of our business. Therefore, it’s really important that our customers get their deliveries on time, every time.
Our drivers provide a timely, friendly and dependable delivery service to our customers. They act as an ambassador of the Buildbase business, working as part of a team ensuring that our customers’ expectations are not just met, but exceeded.
Typical Tasks & Activities
• Driving our HGV/LGVs on pre-planned routes as and when needed
• Be responsible for the upkeep, organisation and control of the yard and warehouse.
• Undertake manual loading and unloading of vehicles.
• Ensure that the vehicle is road worthy by carrying out appropriate checks on a routine basis.
• Ensure that the vehicle, crane or forklift is driven and maintained in an appropriate and courteous manner and in line with legislation, health and safety guidelines and company policy.
• Report any vehicle, crane or forklift defects immediately to line/branch manager.
• Ensure that tachograph and other essential documents are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
• Build effective working relationships with customers acting as an ambassador for the Buildbase business.
• Responsible for ensuring all orders are correctly loaded onto the vehicle in line with health and safety procedures and proper documentation is completed prior to departure in order that goods can be tracked.
• Ensure that delivery notes have correct signatures as per company policy.
• Actively safeguard against theft of company goods or property by being security conscious at all times.
• To perform any other duties as may be deemed necessary or as may be required by the company.
Skills & Experience
• Class 2 licence
• Driver Qualification Card (DQC)
• Positive and can-do attitude
• Willingness to support other members of branch staff with Warehouse/Yard or any other duties.
• Experience of multi-site deliveries
• Knowledge of our products
• Hold a HIAB licence
• Forklift Truck licence