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

Maintenance Technician

Our Maintenance team is growing and we are looking to recruit two Maintenance Technician’s who will work alongside the Maintenance team with specific responsibilities for planned, preventative and reactive maintenance on all buildings, plant equipment, sortation equipment and conveyors. The role holder will need to work both day and night operations to support the maintenance on site.

Main duties will include, conducting regular maintenance on the conveyor system along with repair as needed, involvement in improvements and/or modifications to the system as necessary along with project work, carrying out electrical/mechanical repair work, installation or fault finding of new equipment and circuits, ensuring health & safety policies and procedures are maintained and complied with ensuring all work carried out is in a safe and proper manner, providing first line breakdown/defect repairs or support, there will be an element of on call on a rota basis and any other duties as required.

The successful candidate will be 17th edition qualified, City and Guild to Level 3 Mechanical or Electrical, NVQ qualification in electrical principles or mechanical engineering to Level 3, have a good understanding of PLC Systems and pneumatic principles, have a high level of attention to detail, a proactive flexible approach, good organisational skills and also be a team player with the initiative to work on their own.

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

recruitment@apc-overnight.com

Closing date for applications is 19th May 2017

See job description

Responsible to:   Maintenance Manager

Summary:            To work with the maintenance team with specific responsibilities for planned, preventative and reactive maintenance on all buildings, plant equipment, Sortation Equipment, conveyors.

Main Duties:

  • The main duties that will be required of you within this position are:
  • To conduct regular reactive and preventative maintenance on the conveyor systems
  • To maintain and repair the conveyor systems 
  • To carry out any improvements/modifications deemed necessary to the conveyor system
  • To carry out any electrical/mechanical repair work, installation or fault finding of new equipment and circuits
  • To ensure that the company’s health & safety policy and procedures are maintained
  • To observe and comply with company health and safety policies and procedures and ensure that work is carried out in a safe and proper manner at all times
  • To provide first line breakdown/defect repairs or support to the night operation in the event of a mechanical breakdown (you will be on call on a rotating rota basis)
  • Work to Resolve Breakdowns with the Assistant Maintenance Manager
  • Any other general maintenance duties as the position requires
  • Involved in site improvements, Sortation system Modifications, project work.

Requirements:

Essential:

  • 17th Edition qualified
  • City and Guilds to Level 3 mechanical or Electrical. NVQ qualification in electrical principles or mechanical engineering to level 3 or both
  • A good understanding of PLC Systems and pneumatic principles
  • Flexibility to cover Days or Nights when required
  • High level of attention to detail
  • A proactive approach
  • Good organisational skills
  • A team player
  • Ability to work on own initiative

Desirable:

  • Forklift Licence
  • Access Platform Licence

Hours:

37.5 hours per week to be worked Monday to Friday. Flexibility in working hours is required due to the nature of the business.

Other Information:

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

The APC is an Equal Opportunities Employer.   

Job Title

Yard Marshal Supervisor (Nights)

We’re looking for someone to join our fantastic Transport department supervising our team of Yard Marshal’s on our Night Operations ensuring the flow of traffic is continuous and safe around the hub.

The successful candidate will have the ability to manage and motivate a team with excellent communication skills and a sound working knowledge of health and safety. Industry knowledge is preferred.

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:

nights.recruitment@apc-overnight.com

Closing date for applications is 19th May 2017

APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

No recruitment agencies.

See job description

Job Summary:

To supervise a team of Yard Marshals ensuring the flow of traffic is continuous and safe around the hub.

Responsible to:      Assistant Transport Manager        

Skills/Knowledge and Experience:

  • Ability to motivate and manage a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of the industry is preferred
  • A sound working knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Banksman trained
  • HGV Class 1 licence would be beneficial
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Computer literate

Main Responsibilities:

  • To supervise a team of yard marshals
  • Monitor the flow of traffic around site ensuring continual movement and congestion is kept to a minimum
  • Liaise with drivers and assist with the shunting of vehicles when required
  • Ensuring Health and Safety requirements are adhered to
  • Any other duties this position may require

The APC is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Job Title

Transport Administrator (Days)

We currently have a vacancy to join our well established Transport team as a Transport Administrator providing administrative support to the department. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with great people, develop skills and gain transport experience in a fast paced working environment. Ideally this role will suit someone looking to further their career in the transport field.

Main duties will include, answering the telephone dealing with queries, monitoring costs, trunking matrix responsibilities, processing and logging invoices, recording and monitoring driver hours, arranging and monitoring usage of agency drivers, competing daily driver defect sheets, and ensuring follow up action is completed,  monitoring driver infringements, ordering parts and processing delivery notes, ensuring trunk operators operating licences are kept up to date along with insurance and other general administrative functions as required.

The successful candidate will have experience ideally within the industry and a transport environment, good communication skills and experience in both Microsoft Word and Excel.

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:

recruitment@apc-overnight.com

Closing date for applications is 19th May 2017

APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

No recruitment agencies.

See job description

Responsible to:         Transport Manager

Job Summary:           Providing administrative support to the Transport Department.

Main duties:

Your main duties will include:

  • Answering the telephone and relaying messages as required and dealing with queries
  • Monitoring costs (inc. subcontractor usage, trailer repairs/services and maintenance costs to company vehicles etc)
  • Trunking Matrix responsibilities
  • Processing and logging of invoices/ purchase orders
  • Recording/ monitoring of drivers hours (inc. overtime)
  • Arranging and monitoring usage of agency drivers (both at the Hub and in Scotland)
  • Completing daily drivers defect sheets and ensuring follow up action is completed
  • Monitoring driver infringements and passing to HR Department for filing
  • Ordering of parts and processing delivery notes
  • Ensuring that the trunk operators operating licenses and insurances are up to date
  • General administrative duties including typing letters, filing, report writing etc

This list is not exhaustive and you may be required to perform additional duties.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Good organisation skills
  • Good communication/interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritise workloads
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Systems

Other information:

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

The APC is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Job Title

Health and Safety Manager

We have a fantastic new opportunity for a Health and Safety Manager to join our Health and Safety team.

This position will report directly into our CEO, and will be responsible for promoting a health and safety culture throughout our business and ensuring the highest standards of health and safety is present at each of our operating centres. The role holder will engage with all stakeholders to ensure we are fully health and safety compliant from a legal perspective and that safe working practices become engrained within all aspects of our operations.

We’re looking for someone with experience in a similar industry or environment along with engaging leadership skills, excellent communication both written and oral, the ability and initiative to implement change, and attention to detail. The successful candidate will have to be NEBOSH or equivalent.

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 recruitment@apc-overnight.com

Closing date for applications is 19th May 2017

APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
 
No recruitment agencies.

See job description

Job Summary:           The role holder is responsible for promoting a health and safety culture throughout our business and for ensuring the highest standards of health and safety at each of our operating centres. The role holder will engage with all stakeholders to ensure we are fully health and safety compliant from a legal perspective and that safe working practices become engrained within all aspects of our operations.

Responsible to:         CEO

Skills/Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience within a similar industry or environment
  • NEBOSH or equivalent
  • Engaging leadership
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Ability and initiative to implement change
  • Attention to detail

Main Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a working knowledge of evolving legislation and best practice in HSE legislation.
  • Provide information, advice and guidance to the CEO and Executive team on all HSE related matters.
  • Provide timely and accurate reporting on all Health and Safety matters to the Board and Executive Management Team.
  • Develop and implement an HSE strategy and plan to drive continuous improvement across all operating practices and HSE KPI’s.
  • Implement a strategy to continuously improve the environmental policy, to support and further develop the company’s CSR.   
  • Review, develop, communicate and implement health and safety policies, procedures and processes to ensure they are in line with Health and Safety Legislation and Codes of Practice.
  • Implement processes for the systematic review and analysis of HSE KPI’s; identify issues and opportunities for improvement across all business areas.
  • Work with key stakeholders to implement initiatives to address identified HSE issues and opportunities for improvement.
  • Provide HSE leadership and engender a culture of engagement and best practice in HSE across all aspects of the business.
  • Ensure that routine HSE training is carried out in accordance with legislative requirements; including but not exhaustive to First Aiders, Fire Marshalls and the Company’s HS Committee.
  • Oversee the management, development and implementation of HSE training initiatives to develop and promote HSE best practice across the business.   
  • Oversee the investigation and reporting on all accidents and near misses, ensuring accurate, high quality reporting within specified time frames.
  • Develop a strategy to deliver industry leading Health, Safety & Environmental management systems, which exceed legislative requirements and proactively drive preventative measures to avoid accidents.  

This list is not exhaustive.

Other information:

Flexibility is essential as the role will require some night working, overnight stays and occasional travel.

The APC is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Job Title

Class 1 Driver

Due to our growth, we are currently looking to recruit a number of Class 1 drivers to join the existing 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 and general relief driving.

Hours of work will be full-time, Monday to Friday shift patterns to be confirmed.

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.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please send a current C.V. and covering letter, which should include salary expectations to recruitment@apc-overnight.com. You should also include on your application whether you are applying for a Days or Nights driving position.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 18th April 2017

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
                             Asst 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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