UPS Part-time Medical Driver (B Licence, 3.5T) - Cowley, Oxfordshire in United Kingdom

Job Description

Part-time Medical Driver (B Licence, 3.5T) - Cowley, Oxfordshire-040033


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 – 20 Hours per week - B Licence (3.5T)

Based at Client - Baxter Healthcare, Taurus Building, Unit B, Peterly Road, Horspath industrial Estate, Cowley, OX4 2TZ

£8.83 per hour less than 1 year’s service - £9.04 per hour more than 1 year but less than 4 years’ service - £9.35 four years’ and over

20 hours per week evening shift 17:00 to 21:00 (additional hours for holiday/Bank Holiday’s) may be required)

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 undertake deliveries (TPN feeds and Chemotherapy treatments) from the client’s site in Oxford to hospitals, with deliveries being taken to departments and wards. There will be a requirement for multiple re-loads at the client’s site for delivery direct to the end recipient, as above. The product will consist of refrigerated and controlled ambient. You’ll work a minimum of 20 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.

We offer a wide range of benefits including 28 days’ holiday (including bank holidays) pro-rata, building to 33 days (including bank holidays) pro-rata in the sixth full holiday year and a company pension scheme.

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

Key responsibilities:

  • Check all consignments (scanning may be introduced in due course)

  • Undertake daily safety checks of vehicle and refrigeration unit reporting any issues

  • 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 daily communications to provide service updates

  • Demonstrate professional and safe driving competency at all times

  • Present a smart working appearance at all times (uniform will be provided)

Key Skills/Experience/Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ driving experience

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

  • 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

job Driver

Primary Location United Kingdom

Schedule Part-time


Category: Driver

Requisition Number: 040033

Location: ,United Kingdom