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Warehouse Operative / Driver

  1. Permanent - Full time
Competitive + Benefits
  1. TP Managed Services
  2. Bedford, Bedfordshire


42 hours between Mon - Fri 07:30 - 17:00 : Occasional Saturdays may be required as per business needs



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Joining TP Bedford and the friendly and hard working team as a Warehouse assistant / Driver, you’ll be on the front line dealing with our customers both in branch and off site (when making deliveries); playing a vital role in our continued success, providing a first class service whilst keeping colleagues and customers safe at all times.
What will I be doing?
No one day is the same as the next in TP branch life, but here are a few pointers:
  • Our success is built on strong relationships so it’s essential that you can help deliver the highest standards of service - the key thing is to be helpful and friendly, as you will likely get to know our customers on a first name basis.
  • Driving our transit and flatbed vehicles (up to 3.5ton) you will carry out multi‐drop deliveries from our branch direct to our local customers and be responsible for ensuring they receive their orders on time and in one piece, safely, every time. 
  • Safety is at the forefront of everything we do, your aim will be to ensure that our standards never slip, by adhering to all stay safe policies and procedures especially whilst unloading, loading and driving our vehicles. 
  • Want a work life balance - Our working hours are Monday to Friday between the hours of 07:30 – 17:00 with Occasional Saturdays required for business needs.
What experience do you need?
You will need to be an experienced driver with a minimum Cat B licence (up to 3.5ton) held for at least 12 months. Experience within our industry is advantageous but not essential as long as you have an ability to learn quickly, a strong work ethic and are physically fit.  We are looking for candidates with exceptional customer service experience, health & safety awareness, the rest we can teach you along the way. We will provide you with a great introduction into our business and provide you with all the tools needed.  

FLT Licence would be an advantage but not essential as we can put you through this training.

Does this sound like you?
We hope you can say ‘Yes’ to all of the characteristics below - they are in the DNA of all our fantastic Warehouse Assistants/Drivers. Are you:
  • Someone that is highly adaptable, resilient and tenacious with high levels of energy and drive.
  • Someone who thrives in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Someone with exceptional customer service experience, the ability to work under pressure efficiently and safely and a flexible attitude to work.
  • Someone who is as comfortable working in a branch as they are out on the road.
Being a Warehouse Assistant / Driver gives you a fantastic opportunity to excel and to continue to develop.  How will you know you are doing a great job and developing your career? Simple. We will support you with a development plan that embraces our values - We give our best to be the best, We are better together, We Care.

You’ll also receive £Competitive pay + Benefits (which includes a colleague bonus, contributory pension, private healthcare, life assurance, sharesave scheme, group wide colleague discounts across the Travis Perkins Group (including Toolstation).  Plus we have a number of online discounts at leading retailers from airport parking to theme parks to eating out and cinemas.  Our working hours also offer a great work life balance - most of our customers choose to enjoy their weekends and bank holidays which means you can too!

You may not know much about Travis Perkins, but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised, despite our size, we have the values of a family run business and the mindset and ambition of a forward thinking Company.  We pride ourselves on being a great place to work that's why we have been voted one of the UK’s Top Employers every year since 2010. We offer our employees access to extensive career opportunities across our 5 leading businesses.  We operate out of more than 1400 outlets nationwide and have over 20,000 colleagues. 

We’re driving to become a truly inclusive employer. We want everyone to be at their best and it’s our ambition that everyone within our Group feels safe, welcome and confident to be their authentic selves. 

You be you, it makes us, us.


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