Van Driver - Intertek361

Job Information

Job Title: Van Driver
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Job Category: Driving
Job Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Do you love driving and want to earn a salary at the same time?

Do you hold a valid driving licence and have prior van driving experience in a customer facing role?

Do you have good geographical knowledge of the East Midlands/London area?

If you answered yes to all of the above we want to hear from you. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a Van Driver to join our dynamic team working in the Milton Keynes geographical area.

Intertek’s food services help to protect their clients brand and reputation with a better food supply chain, from the farm to fork. 

Food safety and quality are of the greatest importance to the consumer and everyone involved in the manufacturing and distribution of food products and services.  Intertek’s innovative approach and client-focused understanding means they can make a positive impact on businesses as a truly global partner to help understand the wide variety of international standards and regulations, from source to delivery.

Job Responsibilities 

To drive a refrigerated van, making collections of samples from our customer sites, in accordance with a pre-determined route and times scales and deliver the samples to an Intertek Lab or other location as required. 

This is a front-line customer facing role and is part of a low volume but high mileage collection service. Times of work will vary from day to day and a high degree of flexibility and self-reliance is needed. 

Be part of a team of Drivers based in the Stoke area making daily collections in an area covering Milton Keynes and the Midlands. The day starts from home and ends at our Lab in Stoke.

Specific duties:

Ensure that all Company policies and procedures are followed at all times

Ensure that all documentation is completed when collecting from customers and when delivering to Labs

Ensure that temperature protocols are followed and that any variances are reported immediately by phone

Carry out vehicle checks and report all defects immediately

Drive company vans in a safe, legal, economic and courteous manner

Use in-cab technology as required.

Act as the first line of contact at customer sites and build good relationships with our customers.

Job Qualifications

Required skills and experience

Van driving and customer care skills

High mile / low volume van work experience

Good geographical knowledge of the area.

Full license with no more than 6 points

Occasional heavy lifting experience

Good standard of handwriting

Previous experience of in-cab technology

Personal Qualities

Promotes company values to others and supports values in daily activities and decisions

Results driven to focus contribution on activities which meet company goals and deliver the greatest value

Ability to critique and improve activities through continuous improvement and innovation

Ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service

The ability to demonstrate respect, equity and empathy for a diverse community

Motivated, self-starter

Encourage teamwork (promote operational synergies and alignment) to support each other, our customers and grow together

Highly energised mind-set with willingness and desire to learn and adapt individually

Drive performance by ensuring performance expectations are met

Fosters integrity and honesty

Ensure compliance to company, industry and regulatory standards

Highly organised with strong attention to detail

Confident communicator(written/ oral) and able to build rapport, quickly and effectively

Demonstrates flexibility and resilience in order to meet the demands of the role

How to Apply

Please provide a CV, Covering Letter (outlining your suitability for the role) and Salary Expectations to including the reference Intertek361. All candidates will be required to confirm eligibility to work in the UK before starting employment.

As a matter of courtesy, we will try to respond to all applications. However, due to the volume of applications received, we may not be able to respond to individual candidates. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. Please do not let this deter you from applying for vacancies in the future should you meet the minimum requirements of the role.

Intertek operates a preferred supplier arrangement and we do not accept unsolicited approaches from agencies

Closing Date 

10th December 2017