Job Opportunity - Delivery Driver

September 18, 2017
Written by Caterham

The Company:

Caterham Cars is the one of the UK’s most successful sports car manufacturers and has been selling the Seven since 1973. Over the decades Caterham have continued to refine and enhance the design, whilst always respecting the brilliance of Colin Chapman’s original lightweight formula.

This is a unique opportunity to work for an iconic British motor company that is both manufacturer and retailer, and also a world leader in amateur motorsport racing.

Remuneration: Competitive salary subject to experience and skill level. After a probationary period there will be a range of benefits such as eligibility to join the Company Pension Scheme, DIS, and staff purchase discounts.

The Role:

This role is a customer facing role where your main responsibility will be delivering our self-assembly kits to customers.  Many customers have been anticipating this moment for months, possibly years and sometimes decades, therefore it is critical that the customer experience of receiving their kit is second to none and one that will leave a lasting positive memory.  The role will also tie in with other general collection and deliveries for the sales and service teams along with other general driving duties.

As a Delivery Driver your duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Planning your movements for your week based around the delivery diary ensuring you are able to maximise your time by linking delivery and collections and also ensuring you are able to arrive promptly
  • Safe loading/unloading of cars and components on to the delivery truck to minimise risk to yourself and the load and ensuring all loads are properly secured.
  • Take photos of cars prior to loading to ensure clarity of condition of car when collected
  • Create a rapport with customers to give them a more enjoyable experience
  • Ensure your truck is thoroughly checked, serviced and maintained.  You will be responsible for ensuring time for servicing and maintenance work is planned in your calendar along with ensuring the MOT is carried out in a timely manner
  • Ensure your vehicle and yourself are presentable to a high standard

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate:

  • Safe and considerate driving skills
  • Proven ability to handle a 3.5t truck whilst towing
  • Full UK driving licence with trailer towing capabilities
  • Must have Digi Tacho Card
  • The ability to provide an outstanding customer experience
  • Excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Some basic mechanical knowledge is desirable
  • Willingness to ensure your duties are carried out to the highest standards
  • Flexibility to work (at short notice) unsociable hours in order to meet customer needs
  • Flexibility to carryout tasks that may not usually fall under your standard job description
  • The ability to comply with all company and manufacturers Health and Safety, HR policies and procedures.

If you wish to apply for this role please forward you’re up to date CV to opportunities [at] caterham [dot] com *please note, we cannot accept applications over the telephone. We are also unable to accept applications from agencies.

Closing date: 15th October 2017

Caterham

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