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Van Driver/Warehouse Operative

Hammonds
Berkshire
33 days ago: AdView

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Hammonds, UK's largest choice of fitted furniture company requires an experienced Van Driver/Warehouse Operative, based at our Regional Service Centre in Slough. Offering a salary of £16,755 per annum plus benefits.

Hammonds are one of the UK's leading quality fitted furniture manufacturers and retailers specializing in bedrooms, offices and kitchens with showrooms across the UK. We are a family run business established in 1926 and are still growing with exciting plans for the future.

An opportunity has arisen for a Van Driver/Warehouse Operative to join our new team in Slough. You will be responsible for driving our Light Commercial Vehicle’s to deliver Hammonds Furniture and also to work within the Regional Services Centre (RSC).

Key responsibilities of a Van Driver/Warehouse Operative include:

- Daily checks of vehicle and effective reporting

- Cleaning and fuelling of assigned vehicle

- Delivery of furniture in to unmanned lock ups, customers houses, building sites and retail stores

- Safe handling of furniture and white goods in line with good Health & Safety manual handling practice

- Checking deliveries against paperwork and administration of paperwork

- Flexible approach - occasional requirement to work as a 2nd Crewman or Warehouse Operative

The successful Van Driver/Warehouse Operative will need to be able to work well under pressure and be able to think on their feet. A transport background would be very useful, but moreover will have the following skills and requirements:

- Current valid driving licence - minimum Class B

- Must be physically fit and able to carry Hammonds products (including upstairs)

- Must be suited to early starts and an unstable working pattern

- Must be able to communicate at all levels and be a good representative of Hammonds in terms of attitude and appearance

Further information:

- Salary £8.06 p/a + overtime

- Overtime paid at time and a half after 40 hrs

- Hourly paid on rolling 40hr week (Mon-Fri)

- 31 days holiday per year

- Uniform & PPE provided

- Weekly paid for the first 12 months - then monthly thereafter

So if you’d like to join our progressive family business of over 90 years as a Van Driver/Warehouse Operative, please apply and complete our simple application process.

Slough is commutable from Reading, Camberley, Guildford, High Wycombe, Aylesbury, Dorking, Woking, Kingston Upon Thames, Croydon and surrounding areas.

N.B: vacancies may be filled prior to the expiry date.

Strictly no agencies please

Hammonds, UKs largest choice of fitted furniture company requires an experienced Van Driver/Warehouse Operative, based at our Regional Service Centre in Slough. Offering a salary of £16,755 per annum plus benefits. Hammonds are one of the UKs leading quality fitted furniture manufacturers and retailers specializing in bedrooms, offices and kitchens with showrooms across the UK. We are a family run business established in 1926 and are still growing with exciting plans for the future. An opportunity has arisen for a Van Driver/Warehouse Operative to join our new team in Slough. You will be responsible for driving our Light Commercial Vehicle’s to...

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