DPD is the fastest growing express parcel delivery company in the UK, with a turnover over £1 billion. Voted the nation’s favourite parcel carrier for the last 7 years, we have a very clear strategy to support our enviable position. We will deliver the best service, use the best technology and recruit and retain the best people in the industry.
We are now looking for a Regional Transport Engineer to strengthen our Fleet Services Team. This is a regional role, so the locations you will be covering are; Bridgwater, Cardiff, Exeter, Swansea, Bristol, Cornwall and Swindon
In this position you will be responsible for ensuring our vehicles that are being used are safe and legally compliant. You will also be up skilling depot staff in safe use of equipment, and ensuring that they are aware of the company defect and booking procedures.
You’ll also be focused on;
Looking at supplier performance, and monitoring, associated services, and cost as well as auditing the quality of work.
Carrying out weight checks, fleet checks, and site inspections.
Identifying key areas and causes of vehicle damage and work with the Depot Management Team to reduce damage sustained
Ensuring all suppliers of vehicle related goods and services meet company requirements, in terms of cost and legal compliance (including health and safety considerations)
What we’re looking for;
You will have extensive vehicle mechanical knowledge, and demonstrable experience within the transport sector
Ability to carry out internal audits.
Strong financial awareness .
Strong communication and decision making/problem solving skills with the ability to engage/build strong working relationships with employees and suppliers.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Due to the nature of the role you must be willing to undertake UK travel and stay away from home overnight as required
You must hold a Full UK Driving License with Category B/LGV and preferably Category C1
When you are not in the region you must be able to work from our head office that is based in Oldbury.
You will have a comprehensive induction to DPD, this will include both a corporate induction followed by a thorough induction of our Hubs and wider Network Operation.
Your package will include an excellent basic salary, company car or cash alternative and attractive bonus scheme, As well as this you have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle2Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading and discounts and savings on 1000’s of retailers.
There is a culture of recognition and reward within DPD with long-service awards, a special recognition programme for those individuals that go above and beyond, the DPD Personality of the Year and an award ceremony at our annual company conference attended by over 1,000 delegates.