Logistics Assistant – various locations – John nicholls trade

John Nicholls Trade Careers

John nicholls trade

Logistics Assistant

Head of Operations

Throughout our Branch Network

Monday – Friday 7.30am – 5.00pm Alternate Saturdays 8.00am – 12 noon

To provide driver support to the building and plumbing branches.

Job Purpose:
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 iscorrect against the customers’ orders.
  • Ensure that on arrival the delivery is safe to make and respect customer’sproperty; 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/BranchManager 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 ifrequired.
  • 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 unnecessarydamage.
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the driving cab.
  • To operate any vehicle mounted attachment safely and in accordance with thecorrect 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’saccident reporting procedure.
  • Complete vehicle daily inspection sheet and give to Transport Manager/BranchManager.
  •  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 YardSupervisor/BranchManagerSkills, 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 please visit www.johnnichollstrade.co.uk.

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