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Company: UPS
Location: Swadlincote, England, United Kingdom
Career Level: Hourly
Industries: Transportation, Logistics, Trucking



Polar Speed, a UPS Company, is a logisticscompany and innovative provider of temperature sensitive transportation andpharmaceutical supply chain solutions in the UK.


BASED: UPSBuilding, Polar Speed, Unit H4 Gresley Business Park, Tetron Point, SwadlincoteDE11 9GE

SALARY:£24,780.60(40 hours) to £28,969.72 (48 hours) - including £14.75 night allowance

£10.07per hour less than 1 year's service - £10.28 per hour morethan 1 year but less than 4 years' service - £10.70 four years' and over PLUS£14.75 night trunk allowance per night

PLUS : Driver Incentive Bonus, Potential£1,800 P/A (**Conditions Apply**)

HOURS:Average48 hours per week, Start time 16:00 – 02:30Hrs Monday – Friday

Polar Speed has a reputation for quality,compliance, operational and customer facing technology and monitoring solutionsin the growing temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical logistics market in the UK.

The company specialises in activetemperature-controlled deliveries to hospitals, pharmacies, wholesalers andmedical care surgeries as well as to end patients which it serves through itshomecare business. Its customers include some of the best known pharmaceuticalbrands in the world.

As a night trunk driver, you'll makecollections and deliveries of pharmaceutical consignments to/frompharmaceutical distribution centres and Polar Speed depots.

Starting at 16:00 hrs, you'll work a minimumof 40 hours per week (average 48 hours per week) and must be flexible andprepared to work additional hours as and when required to meet our servicerequirements which may be of an urgent medical nature.

For this role, you may expect to work on aMonday to Friday basis.

We offer a wide range of benefits includingDriver Incentive Bonus paid quarterly (Conditions Apply) 28 days' holiday(including bank holidays) building to 33 days (including bank holidays) in thesixth full holiday year and a company pension scheme.

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

Key responsibilities:

  • Check and scan allconsignments

  • Complete daily safetychecks of vehicle and refrigeration unit

  • Deliver consignmentson an accurate and timely basis ensuring products stay within the requiredtemperature range

  • Ensure that records ofdeliveries are electronically captured and driver manifests are completed

  • Maintain dailycommunications to provide service updates

  • Demonstrateprofessional and safe driving competency at all times

  • Present a smartworking appearance at all times

Key Skills/Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years'driving experience

  • Must hold a C categorydriving licence (ideally no more than 3 points)

  • Previous relevantexperience advantageous

  • Excellentcommunication and customer service skills

  • Ability to buildeffective working relationships with customers/clients, whilst appreciating theneed for maintaining confidentiality

  • Good organisationskills with the ability to prioritise

  • Good team player andable to work on your initiative

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