Logistics Operative

Lincolnshire | Other

Job title:  Logistics Operative

Location:  Lincolshire 

Salary:  £23,774 per annum plus Serco benefits

Working hours: Full-Time, Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week  (sliding working hours - start between 07:00-08:30 and finish between 15:30-17:00)


Company vehicles are manual. Applicants with automatic driving licence will not be considered.


Based in Lincolnshire, the primary focus of the role is to deliver goods to locations throughout mainland UK and Northern Ireland, driving light commercial vehicles up to and including 7.5 tonne. The post holder is required to deliver/collect a range of items desk side in buildings and must be able to manually handle archive boxes and other material (manual handling equipment is provided).


Serco adheres to the Domestic Driver Rules UK and as a result, the post holder will be required to undertake occasional overnight stops away from their base of operations. The post holder must be numerate and literate and able to accurately complete manifest and vehicle paperwork.


As well as undertaking driving duties, the post holder will be required to assist in our warehouse as and when required by the Operations Manager. This will involve the limited use of IT systems and operation of a counterbalance forklift truck (for which training will be provided).


The post holder must be able to attain and retain HM Government SC security clearance.


Key accountabilities:  

  • Nationwide delivery and collection of consignments as directed by the Logistics Coordinator
  • Any additional driving duties as required and directed by the Logistics Coordinator
  • Manual handling of assets, including within the confined space of a vehicle, up to and including furniture and outsized items.
  • Administration for the use of company vehicles and movement of consignments.
  • First line vehicle maintenance.
  • Adhering to the Domestic Driver (UK) and EU driving legislation as appropriate.
  • Post holder will be required to undertake occasional overnight stops away from the base of operations as directed by the Logistics Coordinator
  • Provide assistance within our warehouse facility as directed by the Logistics Coordinator, including the storage and picking of stock and use of counterbalance fork lift equipment.
  • Undertaking first line maintenance and cleaning of communal areas within the warehouse facility.
  • Providing emergency cover to the alarm call out roster as directed by the Operations Manager.
  • Undertake yellow belt training to participate in the Operational Excellence program


What you need to do the job


  • Must be IT literate and able to use the internal asset management system
  • An understanding of the UK Domestic driver (UK) regulations
  • At least two-year experience in a driving role
  • Understanding of warehousing process
  • Forklift (Counterbalance) - desirable but not essential, as training will be provided.


Additional/special features of the role

  • Candidates must be prepared to attain and retain security clearance to SC level.
  • A current, clean driving licence is required
  • The role is very process driven and the post holder will be required to comply with all Serco Global and local policies
  • Must have a flexible approach to duties and working hours.
  • This is a uniformed role
  • Must be able to operate in a high stress environment and meet very tight deadlines.


Why Serco?

Meaningful and vital work: As part of a highly collaborative team, you'll be able to strongly influence hiring managers efforts that help us deliver vital services.

A world of opportunity: Working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, your next opportunity and challenge won't be hard to find.

Great people: You'll find yourself working with a variety of highly motivated, supportive and experienced colleagues, where no two days are the same.


What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • An autonomous and supportive culture
  • The chance to make a positive difference to public sector services




About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.


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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 

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