Van Driver / Warehouse Assistant

  • Job Reference: SWR3087
  • Date Posted: 11 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Hertford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + company profit sharing bonus
  • Sector: Warehouse
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Van Driver / Warehouse Assistant - Spider is advertising on behalf of a national and highly respected electrical wholesale company who are looking for a Van Driver / Warehouse Assistant to join their team based in Hertford, on a full-time basis. 

Are you looking to be a Van Driver / Warehouse Assistant in an ever-changing environment with plenty of perks? Do you want to be open to developing within the business and learning new skills? If so, this could be the role for you! 

About the role: 

Typical day will be Morning van driving (long wheel-base vehicle) making multi-drop deliveries to customers and sites. Loading the vehicle in the morning and completing a van delivery sheet to capture customer signatures on delivery. The balance of driving/warehouse work will normally be 50/50, but this may change on an ad-hoc basis should the business require it.

Saturday AM shifts are paid overtime (approx. once per month), no delivering, purely warehouse duties. 

Afternoon will involve general warehouse duties: 

  • Receiving deliveries from couriers
  • Unpacking and checking in stock
  • Putting stock lines away in the appropriate warehouse location
  • Making up customer orders for collection, courier, or van delivery
  • Keeping the warehouse tidy and adhering to Health and Safety guidelines
  • Cutting armoured cable and flexes to order (full training will be provided)

You will need experience of multi-drop delivery driving and some knowledge of the geographical area surrounding Hertford. You will hold a clean UK driving licence and be able to communicate well (both written and verbal) as well as a cheerful “can-do” attitude. Experience of working in a warehouse environment and driving a forklift is desirable, but not essential. 

This Van Driver / Warehouse Assistant role is for full-time basis working 7:30am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday and 8am – 12noon Saturday (on a rota basis – paid overtime). On offer a competitive salary plus company profit sharing bonus scheme, and also a company pension scheme. Other company benefits include holiday entitlement is 25 Days plus bank holidays and free onsite parking. 

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to join this company, please apply by forwarding an up-to-date CV (including your contact telephone number and email address) as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you. 

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.  

Additional keywords:  van driver, van, warehouse, customer service, delivery, stores person, electrical, wholesale 

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