Van Driver & Stores

10th July 2017

Job Title: Van Driver & Stores

Reports to: Branch Manager

Department: Sales

Location: Hull branch

Benefits: Good rates of pay, Pension, Life assurance, Westfield health care plan


Job Summary

To provide a professional delivery service to customers by preparing, loading, unloading, operating, and cleaning a van, developing sales and maintaining records.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare van for operation by inspecting the general condition; fluid levels and tire pressure, reporting required repairs, validating adherence to road-ability standards
  • Ordering, loading and securing items for delivery
  • Deliver items by identifying destinations, establishing route, operating the van, unloading items and maintaining delivery schedule
  • Develop sales by reviewing standing orders, analysing sales, recommending changes and new products, taking and placing orders and calling on potential customers
  • Serve customers by understanding and resolving, or forwarding complaints and adjusting orders
  • Obtain payment by accepting cash, checks and credit card payments
  • Maintain safe operation by complying with the organisation operational policies, procedures, and standards, as well as state and local driving rules and regulations
  • Keep a clean and professional appearance by cleaning the van’s exterior and interior
  • Maintain delivery, van and driving records by obtaining receipt acknowledgments, recording tracking information, completing driver logs and van performance forms
  • Keep up to date job knowledge by participating in training opportunities
  • Enhance the organisation’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

Key Skills/Experience

  • Full clean driving licence
  • Must be flexible, well organised and able to work unsupervised using own initiative
  • Good product knowledge is essential
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Must be prepared to travel
  • Data entry skills would be advantageous
  • Sales experience is desirable but not essential

To apply for this role, please email your CV and covering letter to