Warehouse Assistant/Relief Driver

Permanent @Garniche Jobs London in Distribution
  • Brent, Greater London View on Map
  • Post Date : June 21, 2022
  • Apply Before : July 22, 2022
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Overall objective of Role

As a member of the Warehouse team, the role of Warehouse Assistant/Relief Driveris expected to provide cover for other functions (e.g. packing and driving duties) etc. as the business requires. Responsibilities whilst carrying out driving duties include the delivery and collection of all goods as required, including but not limited to all trade and shop orders, collection of stock transfers from the Bonded warehouse and other wholesalers and small stock collections from the retail shop.

Due to business requirements, it is expected that the role holder will need to have a high degree of flexibility in order to meet the demands of the role. Therefore, it may be necessary to work out of normal working hours due to the nature of the business, and in order to meet the necessary demands of our customer base. The role holder must be able to adjust to a broad and fluid set of tasks as requirements change in this progressive company.


Working Relationships

* Multi-Drop Driver Colleagues

* Warehouse Trade Team

* Trade Orders Team

* Goods In Team

* The Whisky Exchange

Primary Duties and Responsibilities


* Ensure warehouse is kept clean, tidy all floors & surfaces, and ensure areas are clear of rubbish at all times.

* To ensure all visitors are supervised at all times while on company property and that the warehouse is never left unattended at any time while the security shutter is open.

* Pick, pack and check orders for Trade Customers and make sure they are ready for despatch & loading.

Order Checking

* Accurately check all orders and make ready for packing or delivery. Ensure all Wholesale orders are made up by close of business each day and are ready for despatch by start of business each day.

* All trade orders are to be picked in a manner that facilitates checking (i.e. in the order detailed on the order), packed and made ready for despatch to meet the agreed delivery dates.

Deliveries & Collections

Action all order deliveries and collections to ensure the use of the company’s vehicle is optimised

* Ensure all orders are ready for despatch at start of business the following day.

* Prepare routing for all deliveries to optimise the number of deliveries per day. Wherepossible, build in collections from London City Bond, other wholesalers and the shop as required. On completion of all deliveries return to Park Royal warehouse.


It is the responsibility of the warehouse team to ensure the security of the building at all times, specifically:

* To ensure all visitors/Drivers are supervised at all times while on company property and that the warehouse is never left unattended at any time while the security shutter is open.

* If required, the warehouse team should request the help of one of the packing team to provide cover in this area.

* To ensure no vehicles are permitted onto company premises at any time unless instructed to do so.

Penalty Charge Notices (Parking fines)

* Unless there are mitigating circumstances, it is the driver’s responsibility for the payment of all parking fines.

Company Breakages Policy

* You are responsible to pay for breakages that you make that are deemed not to be accidental or avoidable.

Vehicle Maintenance

* Complete the Vehicle Safety and Condition Checklist daily and weekly and ensure this is filed in the specific vehicle folder as per vehicle registration plate

* Ensure all routine repairs and scheduled services are completed as required and to the agreed standards

* Advise immediately on and defects and notify direct line manager for these to be corrected as soon as possible

* Ensure the vehicle is clean at all times

* Adhere to legal requirements pertaining to smoking and use of mobile phones.

Vehicle Security

* During the working day the vehicle should be parked in defined parking bays and should never be left unlocked whilst unattended.

Key skills and Knowledge


– Highly organised and good attention to detail

– Good written and verbal communication skills

– Experience of stock handling/warehousing

– Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues

– Work well as part of a team

– High level of numeracy

– Excellent planning skills in order to meet required deadlines, ability to remain calm under pressure.

– Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment

– Demonstratea pro-active ‘can do’ attitude

– Good knowledge of Central London.

Qualifications and Experience

– Current driving licence; should have no more than 6 points on licence

Key Behaviours

– Self-motivated

– Flexible,reliable and hardworking.

Atraining plan will encompass the following to ensure effectivenessof the employee and to meet our safety standards:

– Manual handling

Health & Safety Responsibilities:

Act in accordance with the relevant Health & Safety policies and procedures, adhering to legislative compliance and company requirements

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