UPS Medical Driver (B Licence, 3.5T) - Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire in United Kingdom

Job Description

Medical Driver (B Licence, 3.5T) - Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire-035473

POLAR SPEED LIMITED

Polar Speed, a UPS company, is a logistics company and innovative provider of temperature sensitive transportation and pharmaceutical supply chain solutions in the UK.

MEDICAL MULTI-DROP DRIVER (UK) – B LICENCE - DAYS

BASED LEIGHTON BUZZARD DEPOT, Unit 7, Chartmoor Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 4WG.

£8.67 per hour, average 40+ hours per week

Polar Speed has a reputation for quality, compliance, operational and customer facing technology and monitoring solutions in the growing temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical logistics market in the UK. The company specialises in active temperature-controlled deliveries to hospitals, pharmacies, wholesalers and medical care surgeries as well as to end patients which it serves through its homecare business. Its customers include some of the best known pharmaceutical brands in the world.

As a multi-drop driver, you’ll work on a specific client contract, collecting your deliveries from their St Albans depot and making delivery to patients in their home, you may also be required to make hospital collections. There may also be requirements to work directly from our Leighton Buzzard depot as necessary.

Full driver training and assessment will be provided by our client, as well as full Polar Speed training. Starting between 0600 and 1200 hours, you’ll work a minimum of 40 hours per week and must be flexible and prepared to work additional hours as and when required to meet our service requirements which may be of an urgent medical nature. For this role, you may expect to work on a Monday to Friday basis with weekend and bank holiday working as required.

Cover leading up to and throughout the 2016 Christmas period will be required including Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Key responsibilities:

• Check all consignments against delivery paperwork, and scan where the process requires

• Complete daily safety checks of vehicle and refrigeration unit

• Deliver consignments on an accurate and timely basis ensuring products stay within the required temperature range

• Ensure that records of deliveries are electronically captured and driver manifests are completed

• Maintain communications with the client to provide service updates

• Demonstrate professional and safe driving competency at all times

• Present a smart working appearance at all times

Key Skills/Experience/Requirements:

• A minimum of 2 years’ driving experience

• Must hold a B category driving licence (ideally no more than 3 points)

• Previous multi-drop experience advantageous

• Excellent communication and customer service skills

• Ability to build effective working relationships with customers/clients, whilst appreciating the need for maintaining confidentiality

• Good organisation skills with the ability to prioritise

• Good team player and able to work on your initiative

We offer a wide range of benefits including 28 days’ holiday (including bank holidays), a company pension and life assurance scheme. For successful applicants, Polar Speed will process enhanced disclosure criminal record checks.

Key Skills/Experience/Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ driving experience

  • Must hold a B category driving licence (ideally no more than 3 points)

  • Previous multi-drop experience advantageous

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

  • Ability to build effective working relationships with customers/clients, whilst appreciating the need for maintaining confidentiality

  • Good organisation skills with the ability to prioritise

  • Good team player and able to work on your initiative

We offer a wide range of benefits including 28 days’ holiday (including bank holidays), a company pension and life assurance scheme.

For successful applicants, Polar Speed will process enhanced disclosure criminal record checks.

job Driver

Primary Location United Kingdom

Schedule Full-time

Company: UNITED PARCEL SERVICE

Category: Driver

Requisition Number: 035473

Location: ,United Kingdom