Overview

Driver/Yardman

Who we are:

VMS (Fleet Management) Ltd is a forward thinking fleet management and contract hire company with facilities throughout the UK. VMS provides a range of services to both blue chip and SME fleet operators and Insurance companies including contract hire, flexi hire, accident management repair and maintenance and fleet disposal and sales services.

VMS have built a strong, dynamic client base and pride ourselves on customer retention. Customer service and client focus are paramount to the business.

The Culture

We recognise as a service business that we can only continue to grow and diversify further by providing a first-class service to our customers. That in turn is only possible if we have the right people committed to

“going the extra mile” to help each other deliver an exemplary customer experience.

We are still a relatively young and growing business and as such we are looking for people who are flexible, capable of growing with us, supporting each other in an informal environment which is professional yet fun. We take pride ourselves in a job well done and recognise team and individual contribution. We welcome initiative to help us continuously improve what and how we do things every single day.

If that sound like an environment where you can thrive, then join us on our journey and apply today!

Job Requirements:

As part of our continued growth we are now looking to appoint a  Driver/Yardman. to assume responsibility for ensuring that vehicles are delivered and collected to clients’ premises in a timely and efficient manner. This position will be based from our Bridgend site but will also require visits to vehicles away from the workshop either for collection or delivery as required.

Our Drivers play a key role in our success and our standards and expectations are high. The role holder will be a confident individual with outstanding personal presentation. You will possess a good working knowledge of local roads and will demonstrate a highly positive attitude together with the ability to remain calm in pressured situations.

You will be responsible for ensuring that vehicles are checked and cleaned to the required standards and available, this will include preparing defleet and end of contract vehicles for resale as well as ensuring all vehicles are parked correctly in the yards and kept secure. You will maintain good communication with the office at all times and make a positive contribution to achieving site targets.

Ideally you'll have some basic mechanical knowledge and be the kind of person who responds to customers with the utmost care and attention, providing the highest level of service to contribute positively to the growth of the branch. You'll be a great team player, assisting other team members in their roles when required. You will also be confident in driving a wide variety of different vehicle types.

You will hold a full driving license up to and including HGV vehicles as driving duties to this level will be required. You will also hold your driver’s card and have a current CPC certification

This will be a customer-facing role so the successful candidate will be expected to have strong customer care skills and good spoken English as well.

Key Tasks to include:

• Insuring vehicles prepared for delivery are thoroughly checked before delivery

• Agreeing condition of vehicle with client on delivery or collection and completing paperwork and photography routines to support this

• Liaising with client regarding delivery times and locations

• Returning vehicles to workshop in advance or returning via other means as agreed

• General assistance in the workshop and yard as required and within the qualifications and experience of the post-holder

We are looking for individuals who possess the following Attributes and Qualifications:

• A valid HGV license

• Actual HGV driving experience

• A current DIGI card

• CPC card

• Good Communication Skills

• Clean Driving License

• Good Interpersonal Skills

• Excellent Sense of Direction

• Attention to Detail is essential

Job Title: Driver/Yardman 

Location: Bridgend

Salary: £11.00 per hour

Job type: Full Time / Permanent

Company: VMS Fleet (Management) Ltd

Competitive