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Thursday, 26 July 2018

Poundland require Class 1 HGV Drivers in Harlow

Want to work with our new Volvo fleet at one of the biggest Distribution Centres in the South East?

If the answer is yes then read on…

You are sure to have heard of us but did you know...

Poundland is the biggest single price discount retailer in Europe, providing our customers with amazing value since 1990! We have 925 stores, operate across 3 countries and serve 7 million customers a week. We employ nearly 20,000 people and we're looking for someone like you to join our amazing business voted winner of 2015 Retail Industry Awards for Discount Retailer of the Year!

We have 4 best in class DC's operating across the UK, 2 in the West Midlands 1 in Harlow, and our newest DC operation in Wigan all servicing our nationally based store network with our amazing products.

About this amazing opportunity...

Based from our Distribution Centre in Harlow, you'll be reporting directly into the Transport Department. This is a pivotal role for the business and you will be at the forefront ensuring our amazing products get delivered safely and on time to our stores every day. Harlow is the hub of the South for Poundland which means that you’ll be travelling all over ensuring you are giving exceptional customer service to all stakeholders along the way.


Now we know that we couldn’t run a depot without you! So we have worked hard to ensure you receive the best benefits out there…

• 40 hour week plus overtime (if desired)
• Pension Scheme
• 28 days Holiday per year incl. BH - increasing with service up to a maximum of 31 days.
• 1-2 drops per day on average
• Various shift patterns
• Immediate Start
• Life Assurance Scheme
• Medical cash plans available
• 4 weekly paid
• Competitive salary
• Bonuses paid for each hour that our work


What will you be doing?

Our DC's are well oiled machines but that's down to every single one of our colleagues working hard every day to ensure our products get from A to B. You will be in charge of completion of vehicle check sheet prior to departure, reporting any vehicle defect to the Transport Office whilst making sure you are compliant of transport tachograph legislation.

You'll also be responsible for:

• Delivering post to stores
• Collection of pallets, cardboard and cages from stores
• Collection of stock from suppliers or outbases
• Assistance in the offloading of stock at store
• Accountability of completion of driver trip sheets on a daily basis

What you'll need on your CV...

You'll be an experienced Class 1 Driver with experience in driving Class 1 and 2 vehicles ideally with Store Delivery experience, and it goes without saying that you’ll be used to driving all types of vehicles such as 33ft, 45ft and Double Decker trailers.

• Holder of a full HGV Class 1 (C+E) Licence
• Maximum 6 points on licence, No drink driving endorsements
• Capable of coping with significant change and a fast paced environment
• Customer focussed
• Driver CPC Card with a minimum of two years before expiry

Things move fast here at Poundland and you'll be able to cope with significant change and love a fast paced working environment.

We're a fantastic company to work for and...

Here at Poundland we're a fun and friendly place to work, recognise and celebrate success and we'll encourage you to make the most of your potential! You'll be an important part of a growing UK retailer, get the opportunity to work with hardworking dedicated colleagues and also other benefits include competitive annual leave allowance, parking on-site pension and much more!

Job Type: Full-time



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