3.5T Van Driver

  • Job Reference: 00001554-1
  • Date Posted: 25 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Oxford Fencing Supplies
  • Location: Abingdon, UK
  • Salary: £27,144
  • Sector: Building / Construction, Driving
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Oxford Fencing Supplies 

Oxford Fencing Supplies is part of the Lawsons Group, which is the UK’s largest independent fencing, timber and builders’ merchants and now boasts 36 branches, 700 employees and £200 million turnover, founded in 1921 and operates across London and the South East of England.


The Role - 3.5T Van Driver 

To deliver a friendly and professional service in a safe and efficient manner on and off company premises.


The working hours for this position are as follows.....

Monday - Friday 07.30 - 17.00 + every other Saturday 08.00 - 12.00 (contracted) = 44.5 hours per week.

Branch Postcode - OX13 5AS



Key Accountabilities…

  • Driving a 3.5T Van in accordance with the law, safely and courteously
  • Comply with current legislation
  • Ensure safe and efficient loading and unloading
  • Cultivate and maintain exceptional standards of customer service and ensuring Lawsons Best Practise, Standards and Company Policies are met
  • Build rapport, be polite and courteous to customers
  • Proactively contribute by seeking out potential company sales
  • Be vigilant to prevent loss or damage of product and vehicle
  • Be vigilant and report and Health & Safety issues to the Line Manager immediately
  • Build rapport, be polite and courteous to customers


We would love to meet someone with…


  •  Holds a full valid category B driving license (essential)
  • Has previous van driving experience working in a builder's merchants (essential)


  • Demonstrates a positive and friendly attitude
  • Will promote and adhere to the company's cultures, values and professionalism
  • Holds excellent interpersonal skills and confidence
  • Is prepared to develop a knowledge of the company, its products and the elements required to be successfully employed in the business
  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail and methodical
  • Ability to work under pressure, be self-motivated and adaptable
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Professionalism - promoting and adhering to the company's cultures & values
  • Good interpersonal skills, confident and able to approach customers



What is in it for you…

·Salary £27,144

·23 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays

·Death In Service

·Income Protection Scheme