Driver / Branch Assistant

Job details

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Whitefield, Manchester
  • Job Ref: 138/01292
  • Salary: 21051.53 per year

Driver Hire Manchester West is currently seeking a suitable candidate for this permanent position for one of our clients in Whitefield, Manchester. The role is available immediately. Interviews taking place now.

Job Purpose:

To deliver the highest levels of customer service at all times and a culture of excellence with the Branch.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To identify and pick stock items for customers in a timely manor
  • To load and deliver products in a timely and professional way.
  • You will maintain and excellent relationship with customers
  • Maintain accurate records of sales, deliveries
  • Inform manager of stock levels.
  • Maintain good condition of the branch vehicle by checking and reporting concerns when required.
  • Provide cover in the absence of the Assistant Manager.
  • To support the sales and marketing plans of the business
  • To support the branch action plan
  • Liaise and cooperate with all work colleagues within the company, group and wider Epwin community.
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes
  • Undertake training and performance reviews
  • Contributes to the culture where standards are of the highest standards, maintaining good housekeeping within the branch.
  • Carries out activities in line with safe systems of work as well as using personal safety device in line with work type

Key Experiences and Skills Required:

  • Experience of working in a trade environment
  • Experience of customer service
  • Demonstrate the highest levels of customer service
  • Experience of dealing with cash
  • Full driving license

Desirables Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Good local Knowledge, and knowledge of the local road system.
  • PC Literate
  • Able to listen and follow instructions
  • Ideally some knowledge of the construction industry
  • Able to work well within a close team environment

Personal Attributes:

  • Action orientated – Able to deal with problems in appropriate time frames
  • Effective communication – Clear concise written and spoken, ability at all levels, customer, supplier and internal
  • High Standards – demonstrating a motivation to improve standards and thereby making a real difference, challenging inadequate solutions
  • Integrity and trust – demonstrating a sense of commitment to openness, honesty, loyalty and high standards in undertaking the role
  • People management – demonstrating commitment to working and engaging constructively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Team Member – Works part of a team and displays a positive attitude and is a reliable, consistent and engaging team player

Salary & Shifts:                  

  • £21,051.53
  • 42.5 hours contract
  • Monday to Friday (07.30 – 4.30pm), Alternate Saturday mornings (8am-12pm) – Please note that when working Saturday mornings, the weekday hours will be adjusted.


  • 24 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Christmas shutdown between Christmas to new years
  • Career progression and training
  • Apprenticeship Schemes within the company available
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee Discounts and Benefits Scheme

If you feel that you are a great fit for this role and are ready for a challenge, APPLY TODAY by sending your CV to, to secure an in-person interview.

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A very warm welcome to Driver Hire Manchester West. We are proud to be part of a Nationwide network of over 100 offices providing recruitment and training services to the transport and logistics industry in the Manchester West area. Our customers and candidates alike are part of our Driver Hire family and we value everyone with a caring approach.

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