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Van Driver

Published 2017-11-07 19:59:40

Milton Keynes , England.
Start : ASAP Experience : Expected

Job description

Do you love driving and want to earn a salary at the same time? Do you hold a valid driving licence and have prior van driving experience in a customer facing role? Do you have good geographical knowledge of the East Midlands/London area? If you answered yes to all of the above we want to hear from you.  This is an exciting opportunity for a Van Driver to join our dynamic team working in the Milton Keynes geographical area. Intertek’s food services help to protect their clients brand and reputation with a better food supply chain, from the farm to fork.  Food safety and quality are of the greatest importance to the consumer and everyone involved in the manufacturing and distribution of food products and services.  Intertek’s innovative approach and client-focused understanding means they can make a positive impact on businesses as a truly global partner to help understand the wide variety of international standards and regulations, from source to delivery. Why join Intertek? For more than 130 years, Intertek’s story has always been about innovation. In 1885 we began testing and certifying grain cargoes before they were put to sea, and in 1888 we pioneered the idea of independent testing laboratories. Then in 1896, the greatest inventor of them all became part of our story - .Thomas Edison, who released the wonders of electricity and the light bulb in a Quality Assured way.  This is a journey we now continue, through our network of 42,000 talented and energised people across multiple global business lines.   Intertek is a family that is committed to working together to bring quality and safety to life in an environment which respects diverse perspectives, experiences and traditions, as essential, and values each employee’s contribution toward achieving their business objectives.  By joining Intertek’s global team you will share our vision of becoming the world’s most trusted partner for Quality Assurance. In addition, you will work with some of the best, brightest, and most inspiring people in the Assurance, Testing, Inspection, and Certification industry who go above and beyond to deliver Total Quality Assurance to industries worldwide whilst exceeding customer expectations, globally 24/7. About the role To drive a refrigerated van, making collections of samples from our customer sites, in accordance with a pre-determined route and times scales and deliver the samples to an Intertek Lab or other location as required.  This is a front-line customer facing role and is part of a low volume but high mileage collection service. Times of work will vary from day to day and a high degree of flexibility and self-reliance is needed.  Be part of a team of Drivers based in the Stoke area making daily collections in an area covering Milton Keynes and the Midlands. The day starts from home and ends at our Lab in Stoke. Specific duties: •Ensure that all Company policies and procedures are followed at all times •Ensure that all documentation is completed when collecting from customers and when delivering to Labs •Ensure that temperature protocols are followed and that any variances are reported immediately by phone •Carry out vehicle checks and report all defects immediately •Drive company vans in a safe, legal, economic and courteous manner •Use in-cab technology as required. •Act as the first line of contact at customer sites and build good relationships with our customers. About you  Required skills and experience •Van driving and customer care skills •High mile / low volume van work experience •Good geographical knowledge of the area. •Full license with no more than 6 points •Occasional heavy lifting experience •Good standard of handwriting •Previous experience of in-cab technology Personal Qualities •Promotes company values to others and supports values in daily activities and decisions •Results driven to focus contribution on activities which meet company goals and deliver the greatest value •Ability to critique and improve activities through continuous improvement and innovation •Ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service •The ability to demonstrate respect, equity and empathy for a diverse community •Motivated, self-starter •Encourage teamwork (promote operational synergies and alignment) to support each other, our customers and grow together •Highly energised mind-set with willingness and desire to learn and adapt individually •Drive performance by ensuring performance expectations are met •Fosters integrity and honesty •Ensure compliance to company, industry and regulatory standards •Highly organised with strong attention to detail •Confident communicator(written/ oral) and able to build rapport, quickly and effectively •Demonstrates flexibility and resilience in order to meet the demands of the role
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