Want to join our team?

At C & D Southwest, we are always happy to bring new members to our team.

With a wide variety of jobs available in this company from Drivers to warehouse staff, customer support team and Admin roles, based over our 2 depots in Somerset and Dorset.

If You are interested in a career within the transport industry please don’t hesitate to get in touch to request and application form.

We Currently are looking to fill the following vacancies here at C & D southwest:

Drivers:

Class C+E Multi-Drop Day Driver (Chard & Blandford Depots)

We have a full time vacancy for the above role. As a member of the Palletforce Network, we are responsible for deliveries and collections across Dorset, Devon and Somerset.

The contracted hours will be 48 per week and we are looking for experienced multi-drop drivers delivering and collection pallets across the south west.

Drivers may also be asked to cover direct runs to other parts of the UK which can involve some nights away, but reasonable notice would be given of any such request.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To drive Category C+E Vehicles
  • Knowledge of Drivers Hours and Working Time Directives
  • Load and Unload vehicles
  • Maintain safety and security of loads at all times
  • Carry out vehicle checks as necessary

Person Specification:

  • Minimum of a class C licence and has a Driver Qualification Card/CPC
  • Thorough knowledge of the legal obligations surrounding driving professionally (e.g driver hours, tachographs)
  • Demonstrate route planning and map reading ability
  • Knowledge of load restraint procedures
  • Good team worker
  • Works well with minimum supervision and is prepared to use own initiative

Knowledge of/or having worked in a pallet network or Palletforce will be a distinct advantage.

 

Office Staff:

 

Transport Operations Administrator (Chard & Blandford Depots)

 

 

The Person:

You will be in good physical health and have a proven knowledge of the Devon and Dorset area and will have the ability to work as part of a tight knit team to achieve the requirements of the business and be able to demonstrate the following attributes: .

  • A passion for delivering good customer service
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good IT skills and attention to detail
  • A commitment to use performance data to drive continuous improvement
  • Flexible, adaptable and uses own initiative to solve problems
  • Committed to promoting and sustaining a Safety culture in the workplace

The Role:

The key objective of the role will be to direct drivers to collect customer consignments in the most efficient way possible and to oversee the accurate labeling of freight and dispatch of trunk vehicles. To include:

  • Taking collection orders from the Customer and allocating them to drivers
  • Overseeing the unloading, loading, scanning and dispatch of collected freight
  • Identifying and recording any discrepancies between actual freight received
  • Ongoing liaison with the Customer Service Department to identify and address any issues with customers

 

 

 

C & D South West truck

Please phone 01460 64701  or email recruitment@cdsw.co.uk to email your CV or ask for an application form if you want to apply. 


Our address:
  • C & D South West Limited
    Kingfisher Works
    Millfield Industrial Estate
    Chard
    Somerset
    TA20 2BB

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