Driver’s Mate

Job Description

Responsibilities vary depending on the goods being transported, but typically driver’s mates assist the driver with:

  • Taking account of the delivery order
  • Checking that all the items are accounted for against delivery sheets
  • Planning routes, navigating and advising the driver about diversions
  • Helping unload goods at the delivery point
  • Removing packaging and placing items at the customer’s request
  • Obtaining delivery signatures from customers
  • Acting as a banksman for the drivers parking in tight spaces, concealed entrances or sharp corners


Previous experience is preferred

Employment Type

Full Time

Who are we looking for?

  • A proactive, considerate and hardworking team player who is used to working on strict working schedules and deadlines

  • Someone who can participate in manual handling duties, lifting up to 15kg

  • Ability to use a pump pallet truck

Additional Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that vehicles are kept in appropriate condition that defects are reported and the cab interior are kept tidy

  • Ensuring returned goods are acceptable and done according to Returns procedure

  • Communicate effectively with the co-worker in the sales office, Customer accounts, cashier office and the transport team

Perks and Benefits

Flexible Schedule

Paid Parental Leave

Pension Plan

The Taste of Eastern Europe. The largest importer and distributor of Eastern European Food in the UK & Ireland.

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