Delivery Driver / Relief Warehouse Operative

Expiring today

Leicester, Leicestershire
15 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Delivery Driver / Relief Warehouse Operative



Hours of work are Monday – Thursday 8am – 5pm and Friday 8am – 4pm



Our client is currently recruiting for a Delivery Driver / Warehouse Operative to join their team to efficiently receive, store, handle, check and dispatch goods.


Within this role you will be responsible for ensuring the vehicle is correctly loaded and secured before making deliveries. A safe and reliable driver, you will ensure that the vehicle is well-maintained at all times and meet with relevant driving regulations.. You will adopt safe manual handling, lifting and carrying goods (up to 25kg) and making use of the forklift tricks, both Reach and Counterbalance.


Their ideal candidate will have experience of working within a similar driving / warehouse role and will demonstrate a customer-focused approach. A counterbalance forklift licence is desirable and it would be advantageous for you to have previously operated a forklift, reach and counterbalance, although this is not essential, as training will be provided.


They are welcoming applications from self-motivated team players with the ability to prioritise and remain calm under pressure. You will have manual handling experience and ideally have knowledge of building / trade products. Due to the nature of the role, it is essential that you have a full, clean UK driving licence with good knowledge of the surrounding area for deliveries.


The Package:

The successful individual can expect:-

  • A competitive industry basic salary (living wage agreement guaranteed)
  • 25-days fully paid holiday leave plus statutory bank holidays
  • Corporate workwear / PPE issue including safety footwear


After the successful completion of a 12-week probationary period

  • Company sick pay (up to a max 12wks full pay in any rolling 12 month period)
  • Contributory Company pension scheme
  • Death in Service insurance
  • Long service awards