Lead Driver

Location : Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England
Job Ref : MS27
Consultant : Molly Smith
Sector : Transport, Logistics
Salary : £10.50 - 10.50 per hour


MS27 – Lead Driver

Location: Wellingborough

Salary: £10.50 per hour

Overview: First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Lead Driver to join a growing and successful company located in Wellingborough. This position has the responsibility of meeting & exceeding the company standard operating procedures while obtaining client satisfaction. This role reports to the Record Centre Supervisor.

Applications from ex-military personnel are encouraged but all applications will be given due consideration.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all driver debriefs and exceptions are dealt with and if there are any issues that arise from de-brief they are communicated to the relevant department.
  • Review driver performance in line with route planning and route monitoring.
  • Close all transport related orders, correctly and daily.
  • Any speeding or traffic offences that have been highlighted are discussed with the drivers at debrief and relevant paperwork is completed and sent National Transport Manager.
  • Help unload/load trucks/vans from Hub trunk vehicles and ensure all items have been received from relevant Record Centre
  • Refiles or New items are returned on the day of collection and sent on correct Hub vehicle. Any discrepancies are also communicated to the relevant record centre.
  • Any supply orders are made ready for the following days deliveries.
  • All Thurrock orders are routed and uploaded to scanners and all items are in designated area for the Thurrock routes.
  • To have knowledge of all Thurrock driver routes.
  • Housekeeping of the Record Centre is maintained free of debris, notify Ops Manager/RC Supervisor of any issues for example any lighting defects or H&S concerns.
  • Complete daily paperwork before leaving for the day.
  • Handover email needs to be sent day shift Supervisor prior at the end of each shift.
  • Ensure building is secure and all alarm systems are set before leaving.
  • Ensure Rush work orders are processed timely and accurately.
  • Comply with daily maintenance and safety checks of all record centre vehicles and equipment.
  • Help unload/load trucks/vans.
  • Perform auditing per schedule or as requested.
  • Process destruction orders per schedule or as requested.
  • Cover staff holidays/other absences.
  • Adhere to all company policies and complete all mandatory training modules.
  • Report any potential or actual security, environmental or health and safety incidents to your line manager and / or the OASIS Compliance team as soon as you become aware of them

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Previous experience of working in a Multi Drop operation service delivery role preferably within the document management industry.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • Strong attention to detail essential.
  • Flexibility to work between teams.
  • Routine lifting, bending, and overhead stretching.
  • Routine scanning of materials.
  • Routine Pushing and pulling boxes and pallet jacks.
  • Ability to operate forklift and/or pick lift (training will be provided).

Location: Wellingborough

Salary: £10.50 per hour

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