Service Update- w/c 11th October 2021

  Due to an increase in absence following a rise in COVID cases and isolation requirements, service delays are being experienced in some areas of the network. We thank you for your patience and understanding as we work to recover service safely. The safety and welfare of all those involved in our network, and of our customers remains our priority.

Careers

Become a driver at The APC -If you’d like to become a collection and delivery driver at one of our APC network depots based in over 100 locations nationally, click HERE

We also have the vacancies below within our network. Our Head Office and National Sortation Centre is based in Cannock with our Essington Hub based in Wolverhampton.

Other vacancies have the location stated alongside the job description.

Job Title

Permanent Night FLT Roles

Do you have a valid Counterbalance FLT license? If so, we are currently recruiting for night FLT drivers based at both of our Cannock and Essington hubs. Apply now!

  • Full time position
  • £11 per hour
  • Unique 4 hour training session on practical skills
  • Immediate start
  • Permanently employed by APC Overnight

If you’d like to join the APC Overnight team apply today. We are interviewing every week with immediate start dates available.

Apply now!

Click here to fill in the application form.

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

Job Title

Permanent Night Warehouse Operatives Roles

We are looking to recruit Full-time and Part-time Warehouse Operatives for our Night Operation at Cannock and Essington.

No experience necessary. Immediate start. No Agencies. 

In this role you will be:

  • Sorting parcels
  • Handling freight
  • Working Monday until Friday (5 days) - no weekend working required
  • Paid £10.70 per hour
  • Provided with a unique 4 hour training session on practical skills required to carry out the duties
  • Permanently employed by APC Overnight

If you’d like to join the APC Overnight team apply today. We are interviewing every week with immediate start dates available.

Apply now!

Click here to fill in the application form.

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

Job Title

Forklift Warehouse Operative / APC Lincoln (LN6 9BJ)

Are you looking for a new challenge? Come and join our APC Lincoln team as a Forklift Warehouse Operative.

  • Full time, permanent role
  • Permanently employed by APC Overnight
  • Covid safe working environment 
  • stability within a growing industry
  • Great career development opportunities 

Apply now for an immediate start! Email your cv to our team today via recruitment@apclincoln.com 

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

See job description

Job Summary:           Unloading 2 double deck lorries, completing all relevant truck checks and forms, assisting with morning sortation and scanning parcels, assisting drivers loading their daily route, general housekeeping.

Responsible to:         AM Supervisor/Depot management

Skills/requirements:  FLT qualified

Main duties:

  • FLT operation
  • Parcel scanning and sortation
  • Assisting drivers loading daily routes
  • Keeping work areas tidy and clean

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

Other Information:

  • Flexibility will be required to cover holidays and sickness, absence etc.
  • As this role develops you may be required to develop your skills further
  • APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Job Title

Warehouse Operative – PM / APC Lincoln (LN6 9BJ)

Join The APC Lincoln team as a full time Warehouse Operative (PM). 

No experience necessary. Immediate start.

  • Full time, permanent role
  • Permanently employed by APC Overnight
  • Covid safe working environment 
  • stability within a growing industry
  • Great career development opportunities 

Apply today! Email you cv to our friendly team via recruitment@apclincoln.com 

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

See job description

Responsible to: Depot Management

Skills/requirements:

  • Good eye for detail and a good reading/writing understanding of English and numbers.

Main duties:

  • Scanning and sorting returning freight
  • Assisting drivers unloading
  • Sorting freight into relevant cages to go to our hub
  • Processing carded parcels and working closely with office staff on re-arranged deliveries

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

Other Information:

  • Flexibility will be required to cover holidays and sickness, absence etc.
  • As this role develops you may be required to develop your skills further
  • APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Job Title

Warehouse Operative – AM / APC Lincoln (LN6 9BJ)

Join The APC Lincoln team as a full time Warehouse Operative (AM). 

No experience necessary. Immediate start.

  • Full time, permanent role
  • Permanently employed by APC Overnight
  • Covid safe working environment 
  • stability within a growing industry
  • Great career development opportunities 

Apply today! Email you cv to our friendly team via recruitment@apclincoln.com 

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

See job description

Responsible to: AM Supervisor

Skills/requirements:

  • Good eye for detail and a good reading/writing understanding of English and numbers.

Main duties:

  • Sorting and scanning freight correctly
  • Assisting loading vans for the daily routes
  • Keeping work areas and yard tidy

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

Other Information:

Flexibility will be required to cover holidays and sickness, absence etc.

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

APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job Title

Network/Customer Services Team Leader

Our APC Network Services team has an opportunity in the role of Network Services Team Leader.

This role will assist the Network Services Manager with the day-to-day running of the Network Services Department and provide cover for these roles where required. Duties will include supporting the team and promoting the highest level of customer service standards, maintaining workflow throughout the department ensuring all duties are delegated and understood, monitoring employee productivity and providing feedback and training where required.

Our role will suit those with a confident and polite telephone manner, have an ability to problem solve, are comfortable with multi-tasking, have strong customer service skills and who also pay attention to detail.

Network Services knowledge and experience would be essential for this role.

Hours of work are 37.5 on a rota basis of shifts (06.00-14.00,09.00-17.00, 10.00-18.00 and 11.00-19.00).

Saturday shift cover will also be required on a rota basis (1 in 4)

You can apply for the above role by sending in your CV and covering letter stating salary expectations to: recruitment@apc-overnight.com

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

See job description

Job Title:

Network Services Team Leader

Responsible to:

Network Services Manager

Job Summary:

The main objective is to provide exceptional levels of customer service to all customers.  You will be required to assist the Network Service Manager with the day-to-day running of the Network Service Department and provide cover in the event of absence.

Main Duties:

The duties that would be expected of are as detailed below:

Assisting the Network Service Manager with the day to day running of the Network Service department, this will include supporting the customer services team and promote the highest level of customer service standards along with providing support for the Network Service Manager when absent.
Maintaining workflow within the department and ensuring that the Network services team understand all duties and delegated tasks
Monitoring employee production and provide constructive feedback and training if required
Motivate employees to bring out the best in the team
Assisting the Network Services Team with the processing of discrepancies and organising courier runs as and when required
Processing of Service report forms
Providing support to the team within Customer Relations, Social Media platforms, review sites & Info Box
Other Team Leader duties as the position requires

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Exceptionally high standards of customer service & communicational skills
Strong organisational skills both written and verbal
The ability to promote positivity, resilience, motivate and inspire the team
The ability to multitask
Professional telephone manner
Problem solving skills
Be able to work on their own initiative and successfully as a team
Be able work under pressure
High levels of attention to detail
Ability to achieve targets
Strong understanding and the ability to communicate to queries received from Twitter, Facebook, Trustpilot & Review platforms
Experience of Word, Excel & Outlook

Job Title

Night Security Officers

We are currently looking to recruit a number of Security Officers to improve and maintain the security at both Cannock and Essington hubs.

Main duties will include delivery of the security function during the Night Operation and implementation of APC security policy to ensure there are high security standards at all times. Duties will include patrols of premises, searching of staff/vehicles and conducting CCTV investigations. Good communication skills, teamwork, integrity and problem solving skills are essential attributes for this role. Experience in conducting CCTV investigations and familiarity with Microsoft office would be preferred.

The successful candidate will also have a working knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulations and will have excellent conflict management skills. You will have knowledge of public safety and security and a sound working knowledge of IT systems. Previous security experience is essential, an SIA qualification is desirable.

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

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

See job description

Job Title:                   Night Security Officer

Location:                    APC Overnight is a nationwide parcel company with depots throughout the UK.  We pride ourselves on quality and outstanding levels of customer service.

Job Summary:           To improve and maintain the security both at the hub and across the network.

Responsible to:         Security Manager and Night Security Supervisor

Performance Standards:

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

Skills/experience required:

Working knowledge of the Data Protection Act
Excellent communication skills
Excellent people management skills
Excellent conflict management skills
Security awareness
Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Report writing skills
Previous experience essential
SIA Qualification desirable

Main duties:

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

Assist in the overall delivery of the security function during the Night Operation
Contribute to the implementation of the Company’s security policies
Work as part of the team of contracted Security Officers to ensure high security standards
Use the Company’s CCTV facilities to research and aid with investigations
Any other duties that the position may require

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Ensure the control of persons and vehicles accessing and leaving site
Managing ‘live’ security incidents with the support of the Night Operations Management Team
Maintain and enforce high standards of health and safety with regard to site policies and procedures
Undertake foot patrols in the appropriate areas at the appropriate time
Ensure the effective searching of persons and vehicles in line with Company policy and procedure
Complete written reports for the attention of the Night Security Supervisor as and when required
Operate CCTV facilities during arising investigations

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

Other Information:

The position consists of working 45 hours, Monday to Friday between 1800hrs and 0500hrs. Due to the nature of the role flexibility is essential.  Occasionally you may be required to change your working pattern
 

Job Title

Operations Business Analyst

With unprecedented growth within the parcels sector, we are looking for a talented and ambitious person to join our Team as an Operations Business Analyst.

Reporting to the Operations Director and working within our Operational Team (Hub/Transport and Maintenance), the role will include:

  • Undertaking operational business data analysis (which will include, volume, freight segregation, freight type, resourcing, and routing analysis) to:
  1. inform decision making
  2. support business improvement initiatives
  3. support change management
  • Reviewing operational performance against business KPIs
  • Identification and implementation of operational process improvements
  • Presenting findings and solutions to operational team members and senior colleagues
  • Supporting business change with operational planning
  • Supporting the documentation of Operational business processes
  • Process mapping, modelling and trend analysis,  

Skills and Experience:

  • Ideally from an operational facing role (parcels, logistic, distribution, fleet, transport)
  • Experience of process mapping and modelling and data analysis
  • Ability to document processes in a concise, clear manner.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Excellent Microsoft Office Skills
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to deliver reports and presentations at a non-technical level 

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please send a current CV and covering letter, which should include salary expectations to: recruitment@apc-overnight.com

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

See job description

Job Title:                   Operations Business Analyst

Location:                    At the National Sortation Centre at Cannock.

Job Summary:           This role will provide analytical support to the Operations Director, Head of Transport and the other respective teams at the Head Office & Hub requiring data analytical support

Responsible to:         Operations Director

Skills/requirements:

Excellent analytical skills with the ability to evaluate large volumes of data
Excellent Microsoft package knowledge, in particular Excel, formulas and writing Macro’s
Project management
Strong communication skills in both written and verbal
Ability to work in a fast working environment, under pressure working to tight deadlines
Report writing skills
Problem solving skills
Presenting data skills whether through tables, graphs or writing up in Microsoft PowerPoint
Strong ability to deal with large volumes of data
Excellent time management skills

Main duties:

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

Leading in analysing information from an operational and logistical finance perspective to the business requirements
Review performance and deliver informed decision making and inputs to the planning process
Analyse performance against KPI’s relevant to the business
Provide information and analysis to the business to drive performance and development of plans
Monitor operational performance and provide effective business analysis to the management team
Ownership of the business dashboards, for the relevant operational and transport business. Updating daily and sharing with the respective teams
Preparing the daily data presentations for the profile meeting each day
Owning the databases that hold the operational and transportation data to ensure the same number is used across the business and trends are accurately reported
Supporting the Depot Quality of Service Reporting
Support by analysis and modelling of business change initiatives
Lead on reporting of project status within the Operations Directorate through adopting a programme type approach
Present peak analysis and detail options to aid the decision making process

Other Information:

There is a requirement to be available at key times to enable finalised reports to be circulated and a presence at key Operations meetings.

Flexibility in attendance is required to enable all specified tasks to be achieved.

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

Job Title

Multi Drop Drivers- Plymouth

Calling all Multi Drop Drivers, we have the perfect opportunity!!!!                                                  

We have daily delivery and collection targets and we constantly strive to exceed our end user expectations.

If you're interested in this role, then apply today! 

Previous experience is necessary. The successful candidate will have a full driving licence, previous delivery experience preferably multi drop, knowledge of Plymouth and the surrounding area and a positive attitude. 

Duties will include but not limited to loading and unloading your vehicle for your route each day, supporting in the general warehouse duties within the Depot, acting as an ambassador for the Company whilst out on the roads meeting our customers and of course delivery of our parcels to our customers, as well as collections. The number of drops and/or collections will vary per day and per route.

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday or Tuesday to Saturday working 48 hours per week.

Flexibility is essential as from time to time there will be the requirement to work additional hours to cover holidays and sickness and during peak trading periods.

Please apply by sending in your details to plymouth.recruitment@apcplymouth.com

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

Job Title

Class 1 Driver

Become part of the UKs largest independent network of delivery specialists, a network built on entrepreneurial spirit, drive and energy. If you are in search of a diverse, fast paced working environment that enables your contribution to really count, come and join our team.

Due to our growth, here at APC Overnight we are currently looking to recruit Class 1 Drivers to join our existing Transport Team.

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

Hours of work will be 50 per week, Monday to Friday. We have various shift times available; however, flexibility is essential due to the nature of the business.  Please confirm your preferred shift times with your application.

The successful applicant will have previous experience and good communications skills. A class 1 licence (C&E) and valid digital card are essential.

To apply please send your CV detailing your salary expectations to recruitment@apc-overnight.com

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

Job Title

Transport Supervisor (nights)

We are currently recruiting for a Nights Transport Supervisor, based in Cannock, Staffordshire. Hours of work will be 40 per week Monday to Friday 22.00 – 06.00.

The main responsibilities of this role will be to monitor trunk arrivals, departures, nationwide traffic flow and weather conditions and provide advice as appropriate, liaise with and manage trunk and hub drivers and assist with issues where required, download digital tacho graph information from drivers and vehicles, allocation of trailers and vehicles, completion of transport reports and other information and  provide leadership by establishing clear expectations and demonstrating high standards of work priorities.

The successful candidate will have experience in supervising and motivating a team and have confident and clear communication skills. They will be IT literate and have knowledge of driving laws, an understanding of vehicle maintenance and good health and safety awareness. They will also have good problem-solving skills along with excellent time management.

To apply for this role please email your current CV and covering letter, stating your salary expectations to recruitment@apc-overnight.com

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

Job Title

Network/Customer Services Coordinator

Become part of the UKs largest independent network of delivery specialists, a network built on entrepreneurial spirit, drive and energy. If you are in search of a diverse, fast paced working environment that enables your contribution to really count, come and join our team.

Our APC Network Services team has an opportunity in the role of Network Services Coordinator. (This role is currently a remote working role until further notice)

In this dynamic and fast paced office environment, you will provide exceptional customer service support to our APC network depots, work with many other departments at Head Office and engage with customers who use APC services.

Our role will suit those who have passion for customer services, with a confident and polite telephone manner, have an ability to problem solve, are comfortable with multi-tasking, have strong customer service skills and prides themselves on attention to detail. A knowledge of using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is essential to this role.

Industry and/or customer services experience is advantageous but not essential – full training will be given!

Hours of work are 37.5 on a rota basis of shifts (06.00-14.00, 08.00-16.00, 09.00-17.00, 10.00-18.00, 10.30-18.30 and 11.00-19.00).

Saturday morning shift cover will also be required on a rota basis (1 in 4) 06.00-12.00, 07.00-15.00 and 08.00-16.00

To apply for this role please send a CV and covering letter with your salary expectations to recruitment@apc-overnight.com

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

See job description

Job Title:                     Network Services Co-ordinator – (rota basis)

Location:                      APC Overnight is a nation-wide parcel company with depots throughout the UK.  We pride ourselves on quality and outstanding levels of customer service.

Job Summary:             The main objective is to assist with the day-to-day duties required in the Network Service Department.

Responsible to:           Network Service Manager/Supervisor

 

Performance Standards:

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

Skills/requirements:

Exceptionally high standards of customer service & communicational skills
Strong organisational skills both written and verbal
The ability to multitask
Professional telephone manner
Problem solving abilities
Be able to work on their own initiative and successfully as a team
Be able work under pressure
High levels of attention to detail
Ability to achieve targets
Experience of Word, Excel & Outlook

Main duties:

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

Compilation and distribution of spreadsheets
Managing customer enquiries
Transfer calls to appropriate staff/departments
Discrepancy data entry
Provide accurate and timely information to our customers
Develop a working relationship with depots by handling questions and concerns with speed and professionalism
Advising our member Depots on The APC Policies and Procedures when required
Follow up customer enquiries and progress chasing
Recognise and advise the Network Service Supervisors of trends in customer calls and data.
Prepare memos/emails to be sent out to the network
Check incoming data files have been received from depots
Collate and monitor service report spreadsheets
Responding to customers via social media platforms
Other general network service duties as the position requires

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

Hours of work:             37.5 hours per week – Saturdays also required on a rota basis in addition to this

Job Title

Warehouse Operative - Lincoln

We have an opportunity for a permanent Warehouse Operative to work within our Lincoln Depot. 

Hours of work are between 16.00 to 20.00 with an hourly rate of pay of £8.91.

Immediate start dates available.

No experience needed as full training will be provided. 

If you are interested in this role, please apply via email with your current CV to: recruitment@apclincoln.com

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

Job Title

Forklift Truck Driver - Lincoln

We have an opportunity for a qualified permanent Counterbalance Forklift Truck Operative to work within our Lincoln Depot. 

Hours of work are between 16.00 to 20.00 with an hourly rate of pay of £8.91.

Immediate start available subject to the completion of an FLT Operative assessment.

Please note there is a requirement to also support in general warehouse duties in this role.

If you are interested in this role, please apply via email with your current CV to: recruitment@apclincoln.com

Please note that this opportunity is only available for qualified Counterbalance Forklift Truck Operatives.

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

Job Title

Yard Marshal

We currently have several vacancies in the Night Transport Team for a Yard Marshals.

The main duties of the role are to monitor the flow of traffic around the site ensuring movement is continual and congestion is kept to a minimum, liaising with drivers, assisting with reversing trailer and vehicles onto the doors, opening and closing of trailer curtains and ensuring the safety of operatives when vehicles are accessing and egressing onto the bay doors.

The successful candidate will have an interest in Transport, good communication skills and a good understanding of health and safety, preferably within the parcel or Transport industry. Banksman or FLT training would be advantageous but is not essential.

To apply for this role please email your current CV to - recruitment@apc-overnight.com 

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

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.

What will happen with your details?
Here at the APC we hold application details on file for a period of 6 months. These details are only shared by the HR team with relevant recruiting managers to enable them to screen applications. Should you have any questions around this please do not hesitate to contact us.

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