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Yard Operative/Trainee LGV Driver

Job Reference
GM008685
Contract
Permanent Full Time
Posted
08/01/2019
Business
Buildbase
Branch
Cowley, Oxford
Closing Date
23/01/2019

We want you to build a career with us – because as a Yard Operative/Trainee LGV Driver no two days are ever the same!

Because it’s all about making sure our customers get the best experience, your role includes:

  • driving the branch lorries making deliveries (once trained)
  • working in the yard
  • ensuring that your vehicle is road worthy
  • ensuring orders are correctly loaded onto your van
  • ensure your vehicle is driven and maintained in an appropriate and courteous manner
  • building effective working relationships with customers
  • supporting your team mates

You need to:

  • preferably hold a forklift truck licence
  • have a really positive attitude
  • be reliable and enthusiastic
  • be happy to muck-in and do whatever needs doing
  • enjoy talking to lots of different people
  • be happy to work in all types of weather
  • be willing to undertake training to gain a Class 2 licence if you do not already hold one

In return we offer great benefits like:

  • buying extra holiday or a brand new car through our salary sacrifice schemes (subject to the terms and conditions of your contract)
  • a fantastic discounted shopping website
  • a generous staff discount scheme
  • a range of training and development programmes to help you progress your career

Please see the job description for further details.

As part of the Grafton Group Plc a FTSE 250 company, Buildbase is one of the UK's fastest growing builders merchants. All of our branches are long established companies which have been serving local trades people for many years, with knowledge and experience to match. We believe strongly in understanding the needs of the trade professional and our business is developed specifically to meet those demands - massive stocks, top quality products, competitive pricing, reliable delivery, specialist staff and exceptional customer service. 

Our Winning Ways

Know Your Stuff

  • Be the best at what you do and understand your customer.

Don’t Walk Past a Problem

  • Make it a safe place to be.
  • Ask for help if you need it.
  • Take action to get things sorted.

Find a Better Way

  • Think differently and share new ideas.
  • Make smart choices.

Build Trust

  • Listen with an open mind.
  • Respect everyone.
  • Keep your word.

Team up and Beat the Competition

  • Help others to be successful.
  • Celebrate achievements.
  • Work as one Grafton Team.

Be our Customer Favourite

  • Go the extra mile
  • Be attentive.
  • Make them feel valued

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Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert or change the closing date, dependent on the level of response received. You are therefore advised to submit your application at the earliest convenience.

We are an equal opportunities employer, if you are invited to intreview please let us know of any reasonable adjustments you require.

 

"Working part time gives me the flexibility I need to balance my home and work life"

Janet, Plumbase
"I love working with people who are equally as enthusiastic about the business as myself "

Adrian, Central Support Services

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