Removals Operator / Driver

Job Reference No.
6647
Permanent/Temporary
Permanent
Salary/Rate of Pay
STE £18k to £22k
Location
Alton
Sector
Industrial
Days/Hours
Monday to Friday - Occasional Evenings & Weekends  /  40 hours

Job Description

We are working alongside a fantastic Logistics company based in Alton who are looking for a Driver to provide support for the removal of furniture contents from commercial and domestic property.

Key Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with the Transport Manager:
  • Plan transport and removals jobs in the most efficient way
  • Ensure that company vehicles are properly maintained and are roadworthy
  • Ensure that all jobs are undertaken at the time agreed with the client
  • Keep accurate records at the Bordon and Farnham storage facilities
  • Pack clients’ property as appropriate, loading it onto the vehicle safely and securely
  • Protect/wrap furniture appropriately, including the use of packing cases if shipping overseas
  • Drive to the destination location and unload/unpack the vehicle as required
  • Undertake ‘handyman’ tasks in clients’ homes, including (but not limited to) removing/reinstating the following:- Doors / Windows (to get large pieces of furniture in or out of a building), Pictures, paintings and mirrors (wall hangings), Pianos, Wardrobes and other large furniture
  • Ensure that company vehicles are regularly cleaned inside and outside
  • Ensure that appropriate quantities of packing materials are readily available for use
  • Keep abreast of industry best practice in respect of transport, removals, and storage

Key Requirements:

  • Category B (or higher) clean driving licence
  • Strong organisational skills for planning journeys and vehicle loads
  • The ability to think logically, and to make appropriate decisions quickly
  • The ability to work carefully and methodically
  • The ability to work flexibly – the role may require working evenings, and occasional weekend
  • Staying away from home overnight when undertaking long-distance removals
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with people at all levels
  • Good geographical knowledge, with the ability to read maps and follow directions
  • Maintaining a ‘clean’ driving licence, reporting any accidents and/or motoring offences to HR immediately
  • Attending all relevant training in respect of manual handling (lifting, carrying, etc.) and packing

Working a 40 hour week the position of a Removals Operative Driver will STE pay between £18K to £22K per annum and will include all statutory entitlements and benefits. If you are interested and match the requirements for the opportunity, then please apply now!

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