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LGV Class C + E (Days or Nights)

DS Smith Plc is a leading supplier of recycled packaging, both within the UK market and throughout Europe. A FTSE 250 listed business with a turnover in excess of £3.6 billion. The organisation employs over 22,000 people worldwide and is continuing to grow both organically and through acquisition.

Job Family:

Fordham Distribution

Reports to:

Transport Manager

Location / Site:

Fordham, Suffolk

Division:

UK Packaging

Department / Business Unit:

Consumer

JOB ROLE

Role Overview:

To provide reliable distribution service levels across the site customer base, under-taken in a professional manner, that is fully compliant with all procedures and appropriate legislation.

The role must align with a strategy to deliver customer service excellence

Areas of ResponsibilityKey Accountabilities:

  1. Manufactured Product:
  2. Finished Product (palletised)
  3. Pallets (empty / returns)
  4. Fibre (baled units)
  • Compliance with all operating procedures and safe systems of working.
  • Ensure vehicle/trailer is kept clean and any load is properly secured.
  • Ensure load is presented at the agreed time and in such a way that it complies with all customer site requirements.
  • Ensure appropriate documentation (pod/receipt) is obtained for all deliveries/collections.
  • Communicate any deviation from planned schedules or non-conformities at the earliest opportunity.
  1. Raw Materials
  2. Paper Reels
  • Compliance with all operating procedures and safe systems of working.
  • Strict adherence to site rules & regulations.
  • Ensure product is loaded so to ensure no risk of contamination or damage.
  • Communicate any deviation from planned schedules or non-conformities at the earliest opportunity.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Financial Responsibility / Cost Control:

Minimise damage and associated costs.

Customer:

Support customer satisfaction through professional application of LGV driving duties. 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Education & Certifications:

Existing Driver CPC Entitlement

Job Specific Technical Requirements:

Category C + E entitlement

Experience:

Previous experience in distribution of paper related products, although not essential, would be an advantage.

Previous experience with high-sided curtain-side trailers.

COMPETENCY PROFILE

Self-Motivator. A self-motivated individual able to perform to industry best standards. Able to lead by example.

Problem-Solving. Ability to work under pressure, assess and prioritise work schedules in an ever-changing working environment.

Technical Awareness. Competent with operating LGV equipment at expected performance levels. 

Strong Communicator. An effective communicator, keeping the site informed of any delays or restrictions that may impact on planned working schedules.

Can-Do Attitude. Reliable, hard-working individual who is flexible in meeting varying working schedule demands.

Demonstrates DSSP Core Values. Caring, Challenging, Trusted, Responsive, Tenacious

Job Details

Job Title:
DS Smith Plc

Job Type:
Permanent

Salary
Dependant on Role - different for Day and Night drivers

Region/s
East of England

Closing Date:
Ongoing

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