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UK Sameday & Worldwide Express Courier Services from Candy Carriers.

 

 

 

Head Office Jobs in Kent:

 

Present Vacancies:

 

 

Transport Operations Assistant

 

Candy Carriers is a 24/7 Express Transport business providing delivery services throughout the UK and the World. This vacancy is for a person wishing to work within the transport industry and develop their career in a busy office environment.

 

The role:


• liaison with customer/supplier via telephone/email
• data entry & planning

• Instructing drivers of duties, document completion, end of day debriefs
• vehicle fleet administration, maintenance & scheduling 

• pricing, job creation, consignment processing
• inter departmental communication

• administrative duties

• maintain systems and processes

• maintain company efficiency, productivity and profitability

• maintain transport regulation and H & S procedures

• ability to supervise and maintain discipline

Your Skills:

• administration experienced
• computer literate with Microsoft word, excel and Outlook experience
• excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to build good working relationships.
• ability to think on your feet, prioritise and organise in a logical order.
• be creative, motivated & ambitious
• be proactive with good problem solving skills.
• be flexible adaptable in a changeable environment approach to work with the ability to multi-task.
• give attention to detail

• be decisive, work under pressure, resolve problems

• be assertive but friendly

• Full Driving Licence

Hours: 

47.5 hours , Monday – Friday (There may be work demands requiring flexibility with hours)

Saturday on Rota System

What can we offer you:

• £24000 per annum dependent on experience.
• Training and development opportunities. 
• 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays.
• Career training and progression opportunities. 

 

New Business Development

Sittingbourne

An ideal opportunity for an office based sales orientated individual with a proven track record in business-to-business telesales.

Providing a range of UK and worldwide transport services, Candy Carriers requires a person who has a vibrant outgoing personality with the capability and ingenuity for generating new sales growth through liaison with new and existing clients.

After sales service support and building long-term relationships with clients form a rewarding aspect of the job. 

IT skills and database administrative duties are essential to the position along with familiarization of the company and services provided..

The successful candidate should have an articulate calm approach and possess a motivated and innovative communication style.

Hours :  37.5 hours Mon to Friday

Job Type: Full-time

£17,550 p.a.

 

 

Transport (Driving) Jobs in Kent:

 

Full-Time Drivers Class 2 (C) Licence

Sittingbourne

Experienced commercial Class 2 drivers required to work from our Sittingbourne depot.

Why not join us in providing high-quality dedicated, and multidrop palletised type deliveries for a variety of clients?

You will need to have a flexible attitude towards unsocial working hours, as start and finish times may be varied according to the duties. You should also be physically fit, as there are occasions when some lifting of loads is required.

If you have a good geographical knowledge of the UK and previous experience of delivery driving, then you already have a great advantage.

Please note: A driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) qualification is required for this position. Full details of CPC can be obtained from https://www.gov.uk/driver-certificate-of-professional-competence-cpc

**Positions also available for 7.5t drivers who wish to train to Class 2**

We can offer you:

  • Basic Annual Salary £26,208 rising to approximately £32,500 with additional hours and duties

  • ADR (hazardous) and vocational vehicle training.

  • Minimum 48 hour week Mon/Fri

  • Saturday working (on a rota system).

£26,208 to £32,500 p.a 

 

 

Full-Time Delivery Drivers With Class C1 Licence

Sittingbourne

Experienced Commercial Drivers are required to join our established transport team providing express deliveries throughout the UK. 

You will be driving a variety of vehicles including small vans,Transits, Sprinters, Lutons and trucks up to 7.5t.

A suitable driving licence with Class C1 is a minimum requirement.

A flexible attitude towards duties and unsocial working hours is essential, as early starts and late finishes are common. A proven geographical knowledge of the UK and previous experience of delivery transport driving will be an advantage.

Candidates should be aware that the position involves lifting and you should be physically fit.

Please note: A driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) qualification is required for this position. Full details of CPC can be obtained from https://www.gov.uk/driver-certificate-of-professional-competence-cpc

Driver CPC training can be provided subject to a successful probationary period.

We can offer you:

  • Basic Annual Salary £22589 rising to £27,500 (including additional hours and duties)
  • ADR (hazardous) and vocational vehicle training.

  • Bases in Medway/Swale.

  • Saturday working (on a rota system).

  • Training to Class 2 can be provided for drivers wishing to advance their career in transport.

£22,589 to £27,500 p.a.

 

 

Delivery  Driver up to 3.5t(Category B)

 

Candy Carriers Ltd are an established nationwide express transport company offering bespoke delivery services throughout the UK.

We currently have vacancies for experienced Commercial Class ‘B’ Drivers based in Sittingbourne to join our established team. You will be driving a variety of vehicles up to 3.5t where a suitable driving licence with Category B is a minimum requirement.

You will need a flexible attitude towards unsocial working hours as early starts and late finishes are common and form an essential part of the position. A proven geographical knowledge of the UK and previous experience of delivery driving will be an advantage. Candidates should be aware that the position can involve lifting.

Benefits:

  • Training of ADR (hazardous)
  • Progressive Vocational vehicle training.
  • Excellent salary: Basic Annual Salary £20716 rising to £24,500(including additional hours and duties).

Day to Day:

  • 48 hour week Mon/Fri.
  • Saturday working (on a rota system).
  • Driving a variety of vehicles up to 3.5t

Requirements:

  • Flexible attitude towards unsocial working hours
  • Proven geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Previous experience of delivery driving
  • Full Clean Driving licence with Category B is a minimum requirement

 

This position is ideal for a person wishing to progress into a future career within the driving industry.                  

     

VACANCIES ALSO AVAILABLE FOR BOTH 7.5t(C1) AND CLASS 2 DRIVERS, new passes considered.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    £20,716 to £24,500 p.a.

 

If you're looking for a driving job in Kent, being part of our friendly team at Candy Carriers can be a rewarding experience - many of our staff have remained with us for years.

Our work is diverse and often involves travel throughout the UK and sometimes extending into mainland Europe.

We operate a 24/7 service and you should be prepared for varied working hours across the week.

If you think you have the qualities needed to join our growing team then apply now by sending your CV to:


Candy Carriers, Unit 6/4, Mill Way, Trinity Trading Estate, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 2P or email: admin@candycarriers.com

 

Applications should be forwarded via CV to admin@candycarriers.com

 

 

There are no further vacancies at this time.

Please check back regularly for an update...

If you think you have the qualities needed to join our growing team then apply now by sending your CV to:

Mr A. Dixon,
Candy Carriers, Unit 6/4, Mill Way, Trinity Trading Estate, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 2PD
or email: admin@candycarriers.com

Please note: Due to the high level of interest in our vacancies, if you have not been contacted within 14 days, your application has not been successful on this occasion.

 

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