7.5 Tonne Collections and Delivery Driver

7.5 Tonne Collections and Delivery Driver Chelmsford, England

DPD Group UK
Full Time Chelmsford, England 14.35 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

Company Description
  • Contract Type: Permanent / 40 Hours Per Week
  • Salary: £14.35ph - overtime paid at enhanced rates
  • Location: Chelmsford Depot - Fenton Way, Chelmsford, CM2 5AN
  • Shift Pattern: 5 from 7 to include weekends

Join us on our journey as we aim to be the UK’s most sustainable delivery company, whilst ensuring our customers continue to receive a world class service. You will be in a busy and fast paced business that can offer you great benefits and plenty of opportunities to progress your career

DPD are passionate about creating an environment that is open, ethical, inclusive and socially responsible.

When joining DPD you are not just starting a job, you are vital to our journey to be the most customer centric, inclusive, sustainable and leading parcel delivery provider within the UK who embraces and drives change, placing our people and our customers at the heart of what we do.

We understand the needs of our employees so we offer stability through permanent contracts, guaranteed hours and the ability to increase your earnings with overtime paid at premium rates. You can plan ahead whilst also building a career with us.

Along with job security, the tools to do the job and a competitive salary, you’ll receive fantastic benefits starting on day one, including never working on your birthday ever again!!!

DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer

Job Description

Being a collection and delivery driver for DPD you’ll often be the first point of contact that our customers have with us, so providing a great service when you collect or hand over a parcel is just as important as collecting or delivering the parcel on time. You are vital to providing a service that genuinely makes a difference to our customers.

To be considered for this role you will need a valid C1 licence, DQC and CPC. Ideally you will also have 12 months experience in this or a similar role.

Your shift will start at the depot where you’ll assist with loading parcels. We’ll give you a delivery and collection schedule for the day which will be in the region of 60 stops per day around the area.

A Sack Barrow/Hand Truck is provided for heavier items


What we’re looking for:

To be considered for the role you must have:

  • A valid 7.5T (C1) licence, DQC (Driver Qualification Card) and CPC accreditation

We are also looking for you to demonstrate that you:

  • Recognise the value of providing great customer service
  • Can work to deadlines, are flexible and always go above and beyond
  • Are friendly, approachable, positive, resourceful and professional
  • Are able to multi-task and problem solve
  • Ability to lift, load and carry

Additional Information

About our benefits:

We recognise that our people are at the heart of our business, without them we wouldn’t be able to deliver our award-winning service to all our customers.

  • Holiday trading
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity package
  • Free life assurance of 4 x salary on joining the pension scheme
  • Free onsite parking for all employees
  • Health Kiosks visiting every location
  • Discounted shopping from 100’s of retailers including up to 5% off your weekly supermarket shop
  • Milestone Days off to celebrate with your family and friends
  • Free eye tests and support with the cost of glasses

Joining DPD can lead to not just a stable job but also a career. DPD prides itself on recognising and developing talent alongside a desire to promote from within. As a continually growing and evolving organisation, we are proud to offer a great number of development and promotion opportunities.

If you identify with our aims and values and can deliver a best in class customer doorstep experience, then this is the job for you! Apply today.

7.5 Tonne Collections and Delivery Driver
DPD Group UK

Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Yves Delmas
$2 to $5 billion (USD)
10000+ Employees
Shipping & Trucking
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