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Pharmaceutical Driver

The client has over 30 years of dedicated experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life science sectors. The company has built up a unique, client-centric approach by employing scientists in front-line logistics positions and assembling a team of best-in-class industry experts in quality, cold chain and regulatory compliance amongst others. They have offices in China, Japan, Singapore, UK, Belgium, South Africa and numerous locations throughout the continental U.S.

They are now looking for an experienced Pharmaceutical Courier Driver to work from their CAMBRIDGE Depot.

Job Role :

To represent the company in a manner so as to enhance our image, reputation and efficiency using the highest levels of customer care. To pack customers samples following Biocairs procedures and observing all relevant regulations and to provide feedback to the company from customers. To drive and maintain company vehicles in a completely professional manner

Conduct on the Road
- To follow all rules and codes of conduct relevant to driving, to create the best impression whilst on the road and to perform these tasks in the safest ways possible.
- To drive with the utmost safety and consideration for other road users at all times.
- To observe the drivers Code of Conduct at all times with respect to road safety and conduct while driving.
- To obey the law at all times.
- To carry a valid driving licence and Biocair security identification card at all times.
- To have a clear knowledge and understanding of all accident/breakdown procedures.
- To understand the hazards and safety measures for any materials carried on board.

Collection and Packing :
- To follow all procedures and safety regulations to enhance Biocairs image and reputation whilst at customers premises.
- To act professionally at all times and uphold the reputation of Biocair at all times.
- To conduct all packaging and labelling activities observing the company guidelines. Adherence to the procedures: Ambient Packing; Refrigerated Packing; Dry Ice Packing; Infectious - Substances Packing; Dangerous Goods Packing and any other relevant procedures is mandatory.
- To wear the company attire whilst performing customer collections and to be smart and presentable at all times.
- To report problems with documentation and packaging immediately to specified office contacts.
- To be aware of the regulations covering the transportation, labelling and packaging of hazardous substances and observe and comply with these regulations at all times.
- To observe the company code of conduct at all times.
- To ensure you carry all the necessary equipment and packaging.

Customer Care :
- To act as a representative of our client and to provide the highest level of customer care.
- To communicate the customers comments and to act as the eyes and ears of our client.
- When meeting with a customer to act within the company code of conduct.
- To attempt to meet and exceed the customers wishes whenever possible.
- To report customer comments and observations with regard to service, price, competitors, and any other points of interest to the Company.
- To observe all of our customers rules and regulations whilst on their premises and to follow all safety procedures including the wearing of their company identification card where necessary.

Vehicles
- To ensure the companys fleet of vehicles are kept in a condition so as to enhance our clients reputation.
- To have responsibility for the cleanliness of the vehicles (interior and exterior) to ensure each vehicle is in pristine condition and appearance at all times. To ensure that vans are washed at least once per week.
- To report any faults or defects immediately to the transport manager in writing on the defect report form.
- To carry out daily and weekly vehicle checks and perform simple maintenance tasks as required (changing bulbs, charging batteries).
- To ensure all vehicles are locked and alarmed at all times when not being driven.
- To refuel the vehicle ready for the next driver before the end of every shift.

Warehouse
- To perform all necessary duties to maintain a clean and safe warehouse and to ensure stock levels are managed in the most efficient manner.
- To monitor and actively manage the stock levels of packaging items, including conducting monthly stock checks, and report any shortfalls to the appropriate person, to ensure minimal stock levels are always maintained.
- Keeping the warehouse clean and tidy, storing all materials in designated places.
- Receiving dry ice deliveries and storing in the most effective manner so as to reduce wastage.

Company :
- To attend Transport department meetings and give feedback on all issues affecting the company.
- To work together with the other drivers, departments and management to overcome problems and find ways to continually improve everything we do.
- To attend individual meetings with the transport manager to discuss progress and improve communication and feedback.
- To understand and cooperate fully in the company appraisal process to aid the continuous improvement of the individual and company.
- To comprehend, comply with, implement and take your responsible part in all security policies, procedures and manuals applicable to your site (including Shipment, IT and Information Security).

Skills, Experience and Education
Essential :
Must hold a full, clean driving licence
Must have commercial van driving experience
Basic MS office skills (Word, Excel)

Desirable
Specialist Pharmaceutical collection/delivery experience
International export paperwork experience
ADR Qualified
Class 7 Qualified

Key Competencies:
Proven ability to work well under time pressure
Demonstrates a passion for customer service

Benefits:
£12.31 based on a 40 hour week = £25,604.80 annually
25 days holiday
Holiday buy and let scheme
Pension - 9%
healthcare
Health Cash Plan
Bonus upto 10%

Details

Job Type:Permanent
Location:- East Anglia, Cambridgeshire
Benefits:£12.31 per hour basic salary; 25 days holiday; holiday buy and let scheme; pension; heathcare; health cash plan; bonus
Branch:Freight Personnel
Ref:37797/FP14939/P
Consultant:Paul Wilson
Tel: 0161 452 0452
Email: pwilson@freightpersonnel.co.uk
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