Logistics Assistant – Adderbury – John Nicholls

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Logistics Assistant

Report to: Head of Operations

Based at: Throughout our Branch Network

Hours of work: Monday – Friday 7.30am – 5.00pm
Alternate Saturdays 8.00am – 12 noon

Job Purpose:
To provide driver support to the building and plumbing branches.
Driver Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Supervise the loading of the vehicle so that products are safely loaded and secured to minimise chances of damage.
  • Ensure with Transport Manager/Branch Manager and Loader that the load is correct against the customers’ orders.
  • Ensure that on arrival the delivery is safe to make and respect customer’s property; if in doubt, consult with customer and/or Transport Manager, and use disclaimers if necessary.
  • Check goods off with Customers and obtain signature and print.
  • If any errors mark ticket accordingly and consult with Transport Manager/Branch Manager or Counter Sales Assistant as appropriate.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Handle customer issues on delivery effectively and avoid getting over-involved in discussion. Contact Transport Manager/Branch Manager for assistance if required.
  • Carry out multi-drop deliveries in a timely and safe manner.
  • Drive the vehicle safely and in accordance with the law.
  • Drive within the tachograph law and driver hours limits.
  • Look after the vehicle and ensure that it is not subjected to any unnecessary damage.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the driving cab.
  • To operate any vehicle mounted attachment safely and in accordance with the correct procedures.
  • Comply with fuel directives from the Operations Department.
  • Ensure accidents are kept to a minimum.
  • Report any accidents as soon as possible and in compliance with the company’s accident reporting procedure.
  • Complete vehicle daily inspection sheet and give to Transport Manager/Branch Manager.
  • Be aware of the vehicle inspection rota for servicing and MOT and bring to the Operations Department and Branch Managers attention if necessary
  • Attend essential training in order to carry out the driver role
  • To provide support in the Yard as required by the Yard Supervisor/Branch Manager

Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

  • Must hold a valid UK drivers licence
  • Valid forklift licence/experience desirable
  • Must be able to drive a 3.5 tonne vehicle
  • Category C Class 2 licence is essential
  • Experience working in a yard and warehouse capacity
  • Experience of working with building and plumbing products in a sales capacity

To apply for this job email your details to spayne@johnnicholls.co.uk.

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