Water Collections Driver

Eurofins Scientific

Eurofins Scientific

feltham, uk
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic, and labelling is accurate.

Eurofins is dedicated to delivering testing services that contribute to the health and safety of society and the planet, and to its corporate responsibility to protect the environment and ensure diversity, equity, and inclusion across the entire network of Eurofins companies.

Job Description

45 Hours per week. Monday - Friday. 2.00pm - 11:30pm. Central London Route.

Purpose of the Post:

To make collections of ambient and chilled and water samples from water collection points and customer’s premises throughout the UK via a pre-planned regional route.

Main Duties:

  • Follow a tablet based system, completing collection/deliveries as requested by the system
  • Appropriately handle customer’s samples to ensure they are stowed safely within the vehicle.
  • Respond positively to route changes.
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed with a high degree of accuracy, with recording of temperature and time records on a daily record sheet and reporting into the Logistics Management team.
  • Keep collection storage rooms clean and tidy at all times
  • Clean fridges and spillages where required.
  • Ensure bottle stocks are sufficient within the drop offs.
  • Replace and report on faulty probes within fridge units.
  • Ensure collections are returned to site safely and securely, and delivered to the correct locations.
  • To communicate on a regular basis with planners.
  • Daily and weekly vehicle checks, oil, water etc and reporting any defects in a timely manner to the logistics manager.
  • Report any accidents and breakdowns.
  • Ensure the vehicle is locked and secure when unattended.
  • Promote the Eurofins image by wearing a clean, neat and tidy uniform as provided, and by ensuring your vehicle is maintained in a clean, tidy and serviceable condition.
  • Provide a high level of internal and external customer care.
  • Drive Company vehicles in a safe and courteous fashion in accordance with the requirements of the Department of Transport and in compliance with the Highway Code.
  • Take all reasonable action to ensure the safety and security of vehicles, equipment, goods, fellow employees and other road users.
  • Promote a professional image of the Company.

Qualifications

  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK road network
  • Appreciation of vehicle maintenance and safety checks
  • A customer focused approach with pleasant demeanour.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • A positive can do approach
  • Experience of chilled multi drop collection and deliveries, working to strict timed deadlines
  • Full UK Driving License, with a maximum of 6 points

Additional Information

Benefits

At Eurofins we are growing, innovating and always learning. We celebrate the achievements of our employees through annual long service awards, recognise our colleagues special life events, and we are committed to charitable causes through global fundraising activities.

As a Eurofins employee you will benefit from:

  • Life Assurance (4 times annual salary)
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Holiday Purchase and Sell Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay Scheme
  • Company Pension Plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24/7 confidential support.
  • Worldwide career opportunities
  • Everyone who joins our team also gets access to Perkbox, allowing you to save money all year round. Whether its supermarket savings or days out, the daily coffee or a summer holiday – there’s something to suit everyone’s lifestyle.

What Happens Next
Our people are the backbone of what we do, so it's incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us. As a potential new recruit you'll be invited to meet the team in the form of an assessment centre or a staged interview process dependent on the role and it's requirements, this will give you the opportunity to see what working for Eurofins is really like and enable us to get you know your key skills and strengths.

Your data
As part of any recruitment process, the company collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The company is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations.

Closing Date

We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that if you do not receive a response within 4 weeks of the vacancy expiry date unfortunately, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

We support your development! Do you feel you don’t match 100% of the requirements? Don’t hesitate to apply anyway! Eurofins companies are committed to supporting your career development.