Driver Porter

Location : Hounslow, Greater London, England
Job Ref : AL460
Consultant : Alex Lyons
Sector : Transport, Logistics
Salary : £26k per year


AL460: Driver Porter

Location: Hounslow, London

Salary: £26,000 + Progression


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Porter / 3.5 Tonne Driver on behalf of one of our clients.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities for the Driver Porter:

  • You will be required to drive 3.5t vehicles to/from office/warehouse to customer’s address. On these occasions you will be responsible for ensuring that the vehicle is roadworthy, and you adhere to company policy on driver and vehicle safety.
  • When driving you are responsible for keeping the cab free from rubbish and for returning the vehicle to the fleet at the end of the day clean and tidy and with adequate fuel.
  • You will be responsible for making sure that the vehicle is legally parked. Where parking may result in a parking fine this must be authorised first by the Operations team in the office. All infringements will be the employees responsibility.
  • As a porter you will be a key member of the removals team on each job, responsible for packing/unpacking, loading/unloading with the greatest of care.
  • As part of the removals team you will be responsible for delivering the optimum customer experience. This will involve working efficiently as part of a team, being polite and courteous to our customers, whilst adhering to Health and Safety requirements at all times.
  • Undertaking the safe handling of customer goods. Assist your colleagues where necessary in any removal related tasks. Your responsibilities will also include packing/unpacking, loading/unloading into company’s vehicles and in/out of buildings, on-site and off-site.
  • As an ambassador for the company you will need to be extremely polite and courteous to customers. You will also be required to present yourself in a professional manner at all times and adhere to the company uniform and smoking policy.
  • Safe systems of work will be followed at all times.
  • You will be required to carry out your duties in accordance with the company Health and Safety policy, ensuring the safety of yourself, of your colleagues and of the public.

Skills and Qualifications for the Driver Porter:

  • Full Driving licence (no more than 3 points).
  • Experience of driving 3.5t Luton Vans.
  • Experience of driving 7.5t Luton Vans would be beneficial.
  • Experience of removals industry would be a significant advantage.
  • Good standard of English.
  • Customer focused Problem solver.
  • Copes well under pressure Professional – great attitude Physical strength.

Location: Hounslow, London

Salary: £26,000 + Progression

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