Delivery Driver / Warehouse Operative

Number of employees

3800

Hinckley, UK, United Kingdom

Posted on: 2023-10-10

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

We're on a mission to make a big green dent in the universe by building a truly sustainable energy system globally.

That means making power greener, smarter, and more affordable for everyone.

We put customers at the heart of everything we do: with always-fair prices, transparency and outrageous customer service.

We drive system change: with transformative tech to make renewable energy the norm and end global reliance on fossil fuels.

Octopus Energy Group is made up of 10 businesses spanning 6 countries across 3 continents, including: Octopus Energy Retail, Kraken Technologies, Octopus Energy Generation, Kraken Flex, Octopus Electric Vehicles, and the Octopus Centre for Net Zero. More on OEG @ octopusenergy.group

Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.

Octopus Energy Services is spearheading the transition to greener, cheaper energy through the installation of in-home technologies; from smart meters and EV chargers; to low carbon heating, home batteries, solar, and beyond. We deliver smart energy, low carbon solutions for our customers.

We're looking for Drivers and Warehouse Specialists our brand new Hinckley distribution centre!

In an exciting dual role, we’re looking for Delivery Drivers/Warehouse Operations Specialists to work alongside our expanding installation teams and provide exceptional service to both internal and external customers. This a new operation and a new role, which you will have the ability to shape and develop as we rapidly grow. We've moved into a brand new, high-tech Distribution Centre which happens to have a slide..

At Octopus, the customer is at the heart of everything we do. As the face of the whole company, our diverse, friendly, field force delivers the amazing experience Octopus Energy customers love and expect.

What will you do?

You will drive, collect and deliver goods to sites nationally with a company provided (BIG PINK) Luton Van (fuel and insurance provided). You will be the face of the company, offering an exceptional delivery service for our customers. You will take responsibility for the efficient running of the warehouse for Goods In, Goods Out, Pack Build, Goods Assembly, Returns and Stock Control whilst keeping the site and yard clean, organised and safe.

What will you have?
You will have experience working in a warehouse or distribution centre. You will be able to speak confidently and comfortably directly with customers with a friendly, proactive and ‘can do attitude’ - we’ll do everything to make the customer experience perfect.

You will also need Full UK Driving Licence (no more than 3 points), experience driving and operating a 3.5 ton Luton Van, ideally in a customer-facing role and Forklift driving experience is desirable but not essential.



If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

Some details you'll want to know

  • Be flexible to work shifts allocated between 06:00 – 22:00 any day of the week. We’ll make sure rotas are available 3 weeks in advance but will need some flexibility to accommodate any required changes to meet our customer needs. 
  • Salary £26,000 basic salary + £2,500 annual bonus based on KPIs +  equity share options in Octopus Energy
  • We're not expecting you to bring your own van - Octopus will provide this for you as well uniform, PPE etc. 
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