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Distribution Trunking Loader/Driver - Thatcham - 3 month FTC

  • Department: Distribution
  • Location: Thatcham
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Job reference: VAC- 10289

Our Distribution team at Thatcham is looking to recruit a Trunking Loader and Driver to support our Distribution centre operation. In this role you will provide an effective and efficient loading and delivery service from TVDC to Knightsbridge, Heathrow, Gatwick and Customers ensuring the highest standard of service excellence that Harrods is renowned for.

This position works varied shifts between 7am and 11pm across any 5 of 7 days a week with regular weekend work.

About Us

Our distribution team is a vital part of the Harrods success story, and you are one step closer to joining a world class team based in Thatcham. Our 340,000 square foot warehouse is at the heart of our international distribution service and a key cog in ensuring a seamless experience for our customers.

About You

To drive as part of our fleet you must be over the age of 21 and hold a clean, category C or C+E licence for HGV. You’ll need experience working in a commercial distribution operation and accustomed to working with warehouse team members and working to set SLAs and KPIs. As a key part of our operation you will be mindful of and motivated to deliver an excellent service to our end customer. Confident to escalate and communicate delays, supply chain challenges and able to work flexibility to deliver this consistently each day.

What to expect

As a Trunking Loader and Driver you will carry out a thorough daily walk around check at the beginning of each shift, or upon changing vehicle and report any vehicle defects to TVDC office. You will take ownership for maintaining the cleanliness of your vehicle and for the loading/ unloading and safe transportation of all goods carried.

You will maintain the safety of loads end route and ensure all goods delivered are signed for by a recipient. You’ll be proactive in problem solving and have excellent communication skills.

You will drive the vehicle safely and in accordance with the law, paying particular attention to the breaks required under both drivers’ hours, and the EU working time directive. You will ensure all health & safety procedures and legislation is adhered to as well as upholding our company policies and procedures in your day to day duties.

You’ll need to have the flexibility and readiness to adapt to changing priorities as well as a strong work ethic and unwavering commitment to Harrods values. You’ll need to be willing to learn, if you do not already have SAP system experience and accepting of our uniform standards which must be worn each day on shift.

Our promise to you

If you are looking to take the next step in your career with a focus on supply chain distribution as driver, this role will open doors for you. As well as on the job learning, our developing operation will give you new experiences of our unique business, we offer great pathway opportunities to develop your career in an environment unlike any other.

Uniquely you

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram

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