Careers

Thank you for the interest you have shown in our vacancies here at Head Office, based in Cannock, Staffordshire. 

We’re now the UK’s largest independent delivery network, and it is a fantastic time to join our business as we see year on year growth and expansion. Don’t miss the opportunity to join a forward thinking business that’s going places. 

All our vacancies are permanent therefore the stability of the role is guaranteed. You will also be entitled to a number of benefits including joining the pension scheme, participating in our employee of the month recognition scheme and monthly staff forum meetings. For those who work hard, show commitment and dedication there are plenty of chances for progression within the Company as well as a lot of exciting training and development opportunities. 

Please note, each APC depot is an independent, privately-owned business, which manages its own recruitment process. If you are looking for employment at a depot, please use the depot finder to contact your local business. 

All the positions we have available are listed below:

Job Title

Bellshill Hub Manager

Due to our growth we are looking to recruit a Hub Manager who will be based at our Bellshill Hub. The role will work autonomously in a challenging environment being responsible for AM and PM hub operations, ensuring the site operates safely, effectively and efficiently.

Main duties will include, ensuring a safe working environment, and that all allocated staff are trained, motivated and managed in line with policies. Providing excellent service for customers by ensuring all service KPIs are achieved. Managing the operation in a cost effective manner and to agreed budget targets. To identify and develop new initiatives and ensure a continual improvement ethos. Manage resource planning to align with volume activity and productivity targets, maintaining excellent levels of service. Ensuring all site data captures such as parcel scanning integrity are complied with a maintained. To provide regular site operational performance reports.

The successful candidate will have working knowledge and understanding of Transport operator’s licence obligations, proven management ability with strong communication, influencing and motivational skills, industry experience, be IOSHH qualified or equivalent, excellent analytical and problem solving skills, knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience of planning and implement operation chance and managing through SMART objectives.

For further details please see the job description.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please send a current C.V. and covering letter, which should include salary expectations to:

The Human Resources Department, The Alternative Parcels Company Ltd, National Sortation Centre, Blakeney Way, Kingswood Lakeside, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 8LD

Alternatively you can email to recruitment@apc-overnight.com

Closing date for applications is Friday 27th January 2017

APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

No recruitment agencies.

See job description

Job Summary:           To work autonomously in a challenging environment. Responsible for AM and PM hub operations. To ensure the site operates safely, effectively and efficiently.

Responsible to:         Operations Director

Skills/Knowledge/Experience:

  • Managing through SMART objectives.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Transport operator’s licence obligations.
  • Proven management ability with strong communication, influencing and motivational skills
  • Industry experience (obtained in a parcels or a logistics environment)
  • IOSHH qualified or equivalent
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (experience of using Word, Excel and Power point)
  • Experience of planning and implementing operational changes.

 

Main Responsibilities:

The main duties that would be required within this position are as detailed below:

  • To ensure safe working environment by promoting policies, procedures and practices that are in place and ensuring compliance is maintained.
  • To ensure all allocated staff are trained, motivated and performance managed in line with company policy
  • To coach and develop the team by setting smart targets and holding regular performance reviews
  • To manage attendance in line with company policies, this includes absence management and holiday planning
  • Adhere to the recruitment policy and process to ensure we recruit candidates suitable for the roles offered and provide adequate introduction training.
  • To provide excellent service for customers by ensuring all service KPIs are achieved
  • To manage the operation in a cost efficient manner and achieve agreed budgeted targets
  • To work proactively and collaboratively with all departments and stakeholders to manage change successfully.
  • To identify and develop new initiatives and ensure a continual improvement ethos
  • Manage resource planning to align with volume activity and meet productivity targets, whilst providing excellent levels of service.
  • Ensure all on site data capture requirements, such as parcel scanning integrity are complied with and maintained.
  • Ensure full compliance with transport legislation relating to drivers records and the operation of vehicles.
  • Management controls of petty cash and fuel cards.
  • To continually review working practices and implement changes to improve safety and increase operational effectiveness and efficiency. 
  • To provide regular site operational performance reports.
  • Any other duties that the position may require

As APC is a 24 hour business, flexibility in respect of working hours is essential.    

Job Title

Class 1 Driver

Due to our growth, we are currently looking to recruit a Class 1 driver to join the existing well established Transport team.

Working within the operation, main duties will include: collecting and delivering freight to local depots, driving a tug master, moving trailers between sites, general relief driving.

The successful applicant will have previous experience and good communication skills.  A class 1 licence (C & E), valid digital card are essential and a forklift truck licence would be advantageous.

Hours of work 50 per week Monday to Friday– flexibility is essential due to the nature of the business, shift patterns to be confirmed. 

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please complete an application form and return to:

The Human Resources Department, The Alternative Parcels Company Ltd, National Sortation Centre, Blakeney Way, Kingswood Lakeside, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 8LD

Alternatively you can email to recruitment@apc-overnight.com

Closing date for applications is Friday 27th January 2017

APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities employer.

See job description

Job Summary:           To drive Company vehicles as and when required including shunting around and between sites, and to be flexible to perform other transport related duties as required

Responsible to:         Transport Manager and Assistant Transport Manager

Performance Standards:

You will be expected to complete your duties in a professional manner and to a high level.

Skills/requirements:

  • HGV Class 1 licence
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Health and safety awareness
  • Previous parcel industry experience
  • Knowledge of driving laws and working time regulations
  • Sound geographical knowledge
  • Understanding of vehicle maintenance
  • Counter balance Forklift truck licence (advantageous)

Main duties:

The main areas of responsibility and expectations for this role are as detailed below:

  • Drive and complete collections from depot addresses
  • Loading and unloading trailers (single and double deck)
  • Conduct daily vehicle checks and report any faults or defects to the management team
  • Shunting vehicles around the premises and between sites
  • Any other duties that the position may require

Other Information:

As this role develops you may be required to develop your skills further

APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job Title

We are looking for talented people to join our Sales and Business Development team

We have various vacancies within our Network for enthusiastic, hard-working and results driven sales people.

If you have sales experience and a proven track record (in particular within the carrier industry) then please send over your CV and a covering letter including the type of role that you are looking for to:

The Human Resources Department, The Alternative Parcels Company Ltd, National Sortation Centre, Blakeney Way, Kingswood Lakeside, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 8LD

Alternatively you can email to sales.recruitment@apc-overnight.com

APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

No recruitment agencies.

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