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Car Delivery Driver

£8.72 per hour


Do you want to drive cars for a living?

There are hundreds of thousands of contract hire vehicles on the nation’s roads and our clients are responsible for collecting these vehicles at the end of their lease, remarketing them and then selling them at auction. Forde Automotive in turn, supplies the drivers to meet these volumes and have done so for over 10 years.

Due to an upturn in our requirements, we require drivers in your area.

We require careful drivers who are honest and reliable, to ensure the efficient and timely collection and delivery of end of lease contract hire vehicles whilst adhering to our client’s policy and legislation, proving customer service excellence at all times.

This type of work suits all sorts of people and as long as you are a careful driver, reliable and available full time – we want to hear from you.

The Job

You’ll be working within a team to collect and deliver the end of lease vehicles as per the schedule issued for the day. Typically it is a 10 hour working day (on average), but due to the nature of the job this could of course change due to traffic, job cancellations etc. You’ll always have a lift arranged from car to car, meaning there is no hitch hiking or public transport involved.

Key Responsibilities

  • To carry out single car collections and delivers in a timely and efficient manner as directed
  • To complete accurate collection / delivery reports, in line with client and customer requirements
  • To provide customer service excellence at all times in line with client standards
  • Responsible for ensuring reporting of all vehicle accidents, damages and faults in a timely manner in line with company policy
  • To complete any relevant administration, as required – this is usually digitally (via a smartphone or tablet) but could occasionally be paperwork, too.
  • Ensure all customers vehicles and their property such as spare wheels, radios, etc. are secure at all times
  • Follow HSE policy and use PPE as necessary
  • To wear smart business attire and deliver customer services in line with company policy

Required Skills

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to drive a variety of vehicles with different start-up procedures and transmissions in a safe manner
  • Able to deal with customer complaints and defuse difficult situations in a calm manner
  • Able to work as part of a team and on your own to achieve team goals
  • Able to use your initiative and be flexible and adapt quickly to change

The pay rate is currently National Living Wage. All positions are temporary but ongoing.

All applicants must have held a valid full driving licence for a minimum of 5 years due to commercial insurance stipulations and no more than 6 points accepted for minor driving offences. No DR10’s.

Please note all applicants must have a driveway or off road parking at their registered address thus ensuring you are adhering to SORN declaration due to the nature of the role.

Forde Automotive is part of the Forde Recruitment Group. This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Forde Recruitment Ltd who in this instance are operating as an Employment Business. Unfortunately, due to the high volumes of applications we are currently receiving, we are only able to contact candidates who are successful in progressing to the next stage. If you have not been contacted within 7 days of your application, then please presume that you have not been successful on this occasion and continue to search on our website for future vacancies.