JOB TITLE: Driver / Technician


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Reading
Job Reference : 11266SM Job Category : Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 01/05/2015
 
Salary & Benefits : £22000 per annum + Van, Fuel Care
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Driver / Technician Paying £22k to £22k including Van and Fuel Card plus benefits 40 hours per week Based in Reading The Role The Driver Technician will provide a safe, compliant, reliable and effective delivery and collection service for the Company and our Customers ensuring a thorough and professional handover of equipment at all times.


Job Description

Driver / Technician
Paying £22k to £22k including Van and Fuel Card plus benefits
40 hours per week
Based in Reading

The Role
The Driver Technician will provide a safe, compliant, reliable and effective delivery and collection service for the Company and our Customers ensuring a thorough and professional handover of equipment at all times.

*Carry out deliveries and collections to our internal and external customers in a professional manner
*Carry out daily and weekly vehicle checks ensuring any defects found are reported to the Team Leader
*Keep an accurate record of deliveries and collections using PDA and delivery documentation
*Ensure that any equipment on the vehicle is secured and protected where necessary
*Ensure that all equipment meets the brand standards in terms of quality and functionality before handover to our customers
*Assist with planning and organising of the routing of deliveries and collections to meet the required business and customer requirements
*Routine service and maintenance of all equipment and products including electrical testing where required.
*Carry out minor repairs of equipment and products where necessary
*Liaise with Team Leader to estimate and advise on equipment damage and recharge to customers
*Ensure service records are maintained and updated onto Spanner and daily worksheets are populated
*Adhere to company guidelines on Health & Safety at Work
*Promote teamwork between colleagues across all locations, to ensure delivery of an effective workshop performance
*Be a key driver in serious about safety by leading from the front
*Ensure workshops and products / equipment are maintained to our 360◦ brand.
*Represent the company and values of the business and portray a professional and business-like image to all customers, potential customers and other people you meet in the course of your work.
*Carry out other tasks and duties as required

The Candidate
The ideal Driver Technician will have;

Necessary
*Valid Driving License essential including category C1 (7.5Ton)
*Experience in maintaining mechanical and electrical equipment
*Exceptional customer service
*Full Driver CPC is desirable

Desirable
Exceptional customer service experience
Commercial Driving experience
Have an understanding of safe loading and towing process
Understanding of the transporting of hazardous goods
Manual handling awareness

The Company
The Driver Technician will work for the UKs leading hire company.

The Package
Paying £22k to £22k
40 hours
20 days holiday entitlement is calculated as at commencement of the holiday year which runs from 1st January to 31st December, therefore your holidays will be pro ratad for this year
Life Assurance of 2 x salary
Healthshield (claim back money for everyday healthcare costs)
Company Pension Scheme - due to Pension Auto-Enrolment you will be opted into this scheme after your first three months. Alternatively, you are welcome to join the scheme from day one
Childcare Vouchers



Job Keywords

Driver, HGV, LGV, Technician, Transport, Logistics, Engineer, Delivery, collections, routing, mechanical, electrical, maintenance, service, repair, Reading, cleaning equipment, reintec, 7.5ton, CPC, customer service, commercial driving, Nilfisk



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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