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Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

Trainee Logistics Technician / Warehouse Assistant / Driver

West Yorkshire
£12792 - £17076.8 per annum

Job Title: Trainee Logistics Technician (Driver)

Location: Birstall, Kirklees

Salary: National Minimum Wage (£12792 – £17,076.8 per annum)

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Job Purpose:

The Trainee Logistics Technician will be responsible for ensuring Essential Healthcare Customers receive a world class service in relation to the delivery and installation of a range of products including beds, hoists and mattresses into hospitals and care homes.

Must be physically fit, with good communication and customer service skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivery and installation (Nationwide) into the NHS and Care Home sector
  • Contribute to route planning
  • Loading and unloading of deliveries and collections
  • Provide a first class customer service at all times
  • Complete daily and weekly vehicle checks to ensure vehicle safety
  • To facilitate all detailed responsibilities in accordance with departmental processes and procedures
  • To ensure that all responsibilities are completed in line with departmental key performance indicators
  • Actively participate in departmental meetings contributing ideas relating to departmental continuous improvement

Internal Duties

  • Receiving deliveries, checking them against the delivery notes as well as checking the items to ensure they are correct and also not damaged
  • Putting stock away in the correct locations in a timely manner
  • Sales order picking and despatching
  • Participating in stock checks and cycle counting exercises
  • Keeping the warehouse and yard areas clean and tidy at all times
  • Operating fork lift trucks
  • Working with colleagues to ensure the warehouse runs efficiently
  • In the absence of the Sales Operations Processor there will be a requirement to cover any applicable duties
  • Assisting in any other tasks required by management to ensure the efficient operation of the business
  • Ensure confidentiality on all matters relating to employees, service users/clients’ details and information obtained during the course of employment
  • Ensure a high standard of cleanliness at all times
  • To ensure adherence to policies outlined within the company Quality System and adhere to all other company policies and procedures
  • Ensure Health and Safety policies and procedures are adhered to at all times by self and colleagues
  • Attend training both in-house and external as requested by the Company

Key Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have a full clean driving licence with a minimum of 2 years diving experience
  • Enhanced DBS check / Disclosure Scotland may be required
  • Fork truck licence desirable but not essential
  • Personable and able to establish effective relationships with colleagues and suppliers
  • A team player
  • Highly motivated
  • Reliable, punctual and honest
  • Action orientated
  • Solution focused
  • Attention to detail
  • Well organised

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Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Warehouse Operative, Warehouse Person, Goods Inwards Fork Lift Truck Driver, FLT Operator, Forklift Truck Operator, Warehouse Assistant, Warehouse, Process Operative, Processing Assistant, Forklift Licence, Driver, Warehouse Driver, FLT Driver, Warehouse Components, Logistics Assistant, Logistics Operative, Distribution Operative will also be considered for this role.