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My client in the Basingstoke area is currently recruiting for a Seasonal Delivery Driver / Warehouse Supervisor, this role is initially working on a 6 contract but the successful candidate will move to a permanent position.
This role will be starting in March 2022, working during the busy Harvest periods throughout the year (normally for about 6 months of the year over 2 3 months period)
You will be a customer driven person, who thrives on dealing with people on a daily basis.
The ideal applicant will be well presented, come from an agricultural or similar background with previous customer service experience and be a confident driver. Previous delivery driving experience would be a distinct advantage.
Excellent initiative and problem solving skills will be required to ensure that time is used most efficiently during the busy seasonal periods and prepping and maintenance work is completed during the quieter winter months.
A clean Full UK driving licence is essential.
Duties of the Seasonal Delivery Driver / Warehouse Supervisor will include;
Managing goods in.
Stock control and rotation.
Picking orders for deliveries and loading the van.
Planning the most efficient route based on deliveries.
Ensuring the vans are clean, inside and out ready for the day ahead.
Driving a 3.5ton Van.
Delivering goods to customer sites over Southern England (up to 15 drops a day).
Making sure every customer you meet has an extra-ordinary experience.
The Seasonal Delivery Driver / Warehouse Supervisor candidate;
Previous Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain experience
Agricultural knowledge would be an advantage
Excellent customer service/people skills.
Able to lift loads up to 25kgs.
Confident driving vans.
A can do attitude with a friendly, approachable personality.
Able to work on your own and part of a team.
Experience of agriculture or a similar industry.
Proven ability to solve problems
A current Counterbalance Forklift licence would be an advantage.
This is a rare role, where you get to drive, mainly around rural England instead of busy A and M routes, delivering to farms and agricultural business.
Offering real opportunities for growth and promotion and on-going training including Forklift training, Manual Handling, First Aid, Fire Safety and ADR, this position would suit a candidate looking for a long term career within a rapidly growing company.
Hours of work will vary and earlier starts are required during the busy seasons
Salary is negotiable depending on experience.
The successful applicant will receive a competitive salary, Company uniform, Holiday Pay, Pension, ongoing Training with the opportunity to progress within the business.