7.5T C1 Driver Installer Trainee Job at John Lewis – London

Due to the nature of this role, we require all applicants to be over 18 to apply

Our Customer Delivery teams are the face of the John Lewis & Partners brand. As part of a 2 person crew, you will deliver, assemble and install a wide range of home furnishings, electrical products and sports equipment, ensuring every delivery is made with the highest level of customer service.

As a driver for the Partnership, you will promote the Partnership brand through a professional and courteous manner to other road users.

Hours of work:
41 hours per week. (Hours to be agreed)

Our Drivers work 4 days out of 6 (Monday – Saturday) which means you’ll enjoy 3 days off each week to maintain a healthy work/life balance. We also offer overtime when required so there’s potential to top up your earnings.

We have a number of different ways to work flexibly so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, it may open the door to not only a new role but a new way of working.

What you will be doing:
Your typical day will start with completing all daily vehicle checks and following correct defect reporting procedures. After you have safely loaded / checked your route you will then undertake your deliveries and collections for the day alongside your colleague.

Communication with your customers is key and you will need to ensure you call every customer 30 minutes before you are due to arrive. Upon arrival you will deliver the customers goods to their room of choice and undertake any services that have been booked. These may include:

Installation and disconnection of white goods

Assembly of flat pack

TV installations

Finally, you will offer to take away the packaging.

Upon return to the customer delivery hub, you will complete your end of day vehicle check and debrief, ensuring any issues/defects are reported.

John Lewis & Partners is an earned recognition operator and as such, you will be expected to adhere to our high standards of compliance, including adherence to the Highway code, Working Time Directive, EU Drivers Hours Regulations and Vehicle operations.

Required Experience, Skills & Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:
Must be aged 18 or over

A valid C1 Driving Licence (with a maximum of 6 points)

Drivers Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC)

Drivers Qualification Card (DQC)

Valid Digital Tachograph Card

Essential Experience:
Previous experience driving a 7.5 tonne vehicle

Strong verbal communication skills both over the phone and face to face

Able to cope with the physical requirements of the role

Desirable Experience:
Good local geographical knowledge

Installation and disconnection of white goods

TV installations

Assembly of flat packs

After completion of Earning Membership,as a Partner in the John Lewis Partnership you will be entitled to;

25% Discount at John Lewis & Partners on majority of goods

12% Discount at john Lewis & Partners on electrical & white goods

20% Discount at Waitrose & Partners on majority of goods

The Partnership offers a defined contribution pension scheme and Life Assurance is 4x annual salary

From 4.5 weeks paid holiday per year, increasing with length of service

Work-Life balance

Discounted rates on holidays at the John Lewis Partnerships hotels, where only Partners and their guests can stay

VIP suites with discounted tickets at the O2 arena

Discounted cinema tickets.

Discounts at numerous restaurants and bars

Exclusive days out for John Lewis Partners and their families


Note for Internal Partners:
Please be aware that new applications must be started via the internal jobs website. Please follow the links from the Partner Intranet to start your application. Applications from Internal Partners that start from JLPJobs.com will be rejected.

About the Company

Company: John Lewis –

Company Location:  London

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