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Class 1 Night Shunter (Part Time)

Collection & Delivery Driver
Advertising End Date:
01 Jan 2020
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Part Time
Job Description

As the UK’s leading parcel delivery business, operating on a UK wide basis, you’ll no doubt have seen our vans on the road. We have over 40 years behind us and know what makes our operation tick - fantastic people and amazing service, delivered via state of the art technology to ensure an incredible customer experience. And that’s why we’re so successful.

As a Part Time Class 1 Shunter / Depot Operative you’ll ensure that all our customers’ parcels are unloaded from our vehicles, sorted through our industry leading sortation equipment and sent back on their way for delivery. You will be required to shunt trailers in the afternoon towards the end of your shift 
To be considered for the role as Class 1 shunter you’ll require:
  • Class 1 HGV licence & CPC Card 
  • Work night shift from 3:00 - 6:00 am
  • The character to cope with the demands of a fast-moving environment
  • The flexibility needed to work across all areas of the depot
  • The ability to work to deadlines in a physically demanding environment
  • Handle parcels within the specified parcel definition, either manually or mechanically as directed by the Shift Manager
  • Use the available equipment to complete security checks
  • Ensure that available equipment is in full working order and report any faults if required
  • Monitor and prevent damage to goods and to inform a Shift Manager where damage is identified
  • Monitor and prevent damage to vehicles and machinery and to inform a Shift Manager where damage is identified

We’re growing at a rapid rate, which means you can look forward to a secure and rewarding future with great development opportunities in an increasingly successful and expanding company.

DPD actively promotes its Dignity at Work Policy.
If you would like to be part of this exciting opportunity with DPD, please click ‘Apply’ below.