HGV Driver/Yard Person

  • Job Reference: 00001121-1
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2021
  • Recruiter: AVS Fencing (Wokingham)
  • Location: Wokingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing / Warehouse, Driving
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Purpose:

To drive the HGV to a safe standard and deliver goods in a professional manner. To deliver service in the yard, through accurate picking & packing, excellent product knowledge and demonstrating best practice in regards to Health & Safety. To build relationships with key branch staff and ensure we are consistently delivering to expectations and needs. To be an integral part of a high performing team.

Responsible for ensuring stock is stored, handled, picked & packed effectively, with attention to minimising waste and product degradation. Safe utilisation of Forklifts and transits, best practice Manual Handling and risk reduction through following Safe Operating Procedures.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Driving HGV with hi-ab as needed to make deliveries
  • Accurate picking of products, checking quality and quantity prior to packing & loading.
  • Safe & secure packing and loading of products on or into collecting vehicles, customer or supplier.
  • Accurate completion of all paperwork.
  • Provide Customers & Suppliers excellent service and attention in the Yard.
  • Unloading and checking of all received deliveries into yard from either customer or supplier.
  • Efficient and safe storage of received deliveries into appropriate locations observing company policies and Health & Safety.
  • Maintain Yard Standards in line with yard audit criteria.
  • Correct reporting and management of any damaged or compromised products or materials.
  • Keeping the Yard tidy, organised and clear of Hazards and obstructions at all times.
  • Correct and Safe use of all mechanical equipment and machinery
  • Observe company dress code, including the correct and appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) where required.
  • The safe and secure custody of company property, stock, equipment, materials and other forms of asset including information.
  • Carry out any other reasonable task as requested by your line manager.

Performance/Financial Measure:

  • Picking Accuracy
  • Yard Standards/Compliance
  • On time in Full
  • Team Work
  • Customer Service & Feedback

Person Specification:

Required Knowledge, Experience, Competencies:

  • Be a role model for the AVS values and behaviours
  • HGV Licence
  • A good problem solver, logically minded and good math skills
  • Good understanding of stock control principles
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to work to and maintain, set company standards
  • Must be happy to get stuck in, hands on and support to the rest of the Branch team.
  • Holder of current and clean driving Licence
  • Up to date forklift training certificate
  • Good numeracy and ability to read picking tickets/delivery notes
  • Good time management.
  • Enjoy working in a yard environment

NOTE:  This job description is not exhaustive and will be subject to periodic review.  It may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business. 

Salary dependant on experience

Hours - Monday to Friday, 7:30am - 5pm. Every other Saturday 8am -12pm. 

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