Shunter Driver - Wakefield

Wakefield, England, United Kingdom DHL Supply Chain req35318 06/01/2017
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Primary purpose of role

Reporting to the FLM/Transport Supervisor you will be responsible for movement of trailers and containers in the transport yard at the Wakefield PC. Also involved will be onward trunking to various outbase depots in a timely manner, other duties can also include the timely deliveries to stores including manual handling

Comply with local legislative requirements and company policies and procedures"

Key Accountabilities

Manual handling

Operating Mechanical Handling Equipment

Comply with local legislative requirements and company policies and procedures

Follow customer specific procedures

Comply with working time legislation

Working within a team environment

Working in a safe manner

Processing paperwork

Operating IT systems - As required

Working within a physically demanding environment

Transportation and delivery of products



Driver CPC

Valid licence with limited / no points



Good English oral communication required

Knowledge of geographical areas

2 years experience of driving LGV vehicles

No major incidents within the pass 5 years

Ability to follow work procedures and safety rules

Ability to read, understand, and follow

Ability to communicate effectively with team members

Have appropriate eye, hand and foot co-ordination

Ability to move product which may require bending, stretching, stooping, stepping, reaching and/or lifting, in line with Health and Safety regulations

Facts and Figures

  • Business Unit

    DHL Supply Chain UK

  • Travel Required

    No Business Travel

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement


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