- Sector: Transport, Logistics and Distribution
- Specialism: Driver - Bus
- Location: Oban
- Hours: Full Time
- Contact: Human Resources
- Reference: 5064
Are you interested in working for an organisation ranked as one of the UK’s top-performing private companies in The Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 100?
Menzies Distribution has a temporary opportunity for an experienced Driver to join our Highland Parcels team. Our team’s mission is to deliver a world-class and time-critical final mile delivery service to our customers located across Scotland. We create long-term partnerships with our customers that are built on trust. We’ve got a talented team of expert dedicated to ensuring we consistently deliver our promises.
To achieve this goal, we’re looking for someone who shares our passion. This role is mostly about driving but, it’s also about delivering excellent customer service and supporting our warehouse operation teams to deliver the impossible.
When you're on the road, you will be an ambassador of Menzies Distribution. You will become the face of our Oban parcel operations, the person who gets to deliver parcels of all shapes and sizes to our customers so, it is important you have a natural flair for delivering excellent customer service.
When you're not on the road, you will lend a hand when it’s needed whether that’s making sure your van is clean and presentable, supporting the safe loading and unloading of parcels from HGV’s, assisting with the movement of inbound and outbound parcels and/or support your fellow warehouse operatives to pack, scan and sort orders for delivery it will be important that you’re a team player.
Your personal qualities will be every bit as important as your skills and attitude. You will be friendly, approachable, accountable and hardworking. You'll be the kind of person who'll put our customers first and do whatever it takes to deliver our promises.
And, let’s not forget you will be joining one of the UK’s largest and most recognised distribution brands, where career, personal development and going the ‘extra mile’ is at the heart of our company ethos.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
- Scan all goods on and off your vehicle and ensure all deliveries are accurately recorded
- Pack and load parcels onto your van
- Deliver orders to customers on assigned routes
- Maintain ongoing communication with route dispatcher
- Review deliveries with customers to ensure products meet their needs
WHAT YOU NEED
- Full UK/EU/EEA driving licence for at least 4 years with no more than 6 penalty points
- No major endorsements (DR, IN, CD, TT, DD)
- Flexibility around working hours is mandatory
- Passionate about delivering great customer service
- Physically fit to meet the demands of a multi-drop driving role
- Able to adapt to working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
- Comfortable working under pressure
**You will also need to complete a 5-year criminal background check before commencing employment**
HOW WE WILL REWARD YOU
In addition to a competitive remuneration package and company benefits, we provide ongoing development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.
- 28 Days Annual Leave (pro-rata)
- Company Pension Scheme
- Cycle To Work Scheme
- Life Cover
- Eye Care
- Discounted Cinema Vouchers
- Free On-Site Parking
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. It’s critical we have diverse talent, views and thinking if we are to deliver exceptional client value and solve the world’s important problems.
We seek to attract and recruit people from the widest talent pool, who reflect the society in which we work. And we aim to encourage an inclusive culture where people can feel empowered to be the very best they can be and to reach their full potential creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.