Careers

Thank you for the interest you have shown in our vacancies at our Head Office, based in Cannock, Staffordshire and at our Essington Hub, based in Wolverhampton.

All the positions we have available are listed below:

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 £7.83 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.

Job Title

Area Manager (Audit and Compliance) – Anglian Region

We have a fantastic opportunity available in our Team of Network Area Managers.


We are looking for a field based experienced operations professional to cover the Anglian Region. The successful individual who will be required to monitor performance of the depots within the Anglian Region working with local depot management to drive improvement and compliance whilst also collectively working to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the whole network. The main aim of the role is audit and compliance however time to time there will also be a need to assist in depot recovery operations where local management have got into difficulties.


Main duties will include monitoring performance of depots, addressing any issues and following through any actions with depot principals. Ensure APC processes and procedures are adhered to and audits are conducted accordingly, developing best practices, supporting our Security team with investigations, providing training and support to the network, regularly updating the Network Director with any issues, providing monthly reports on performance, co-ordinating weekly movement plans, assisting in the resolution of disputes between depots. Maintaining an awareness of industry trends and developments is also key to this role.


The Region covers one sixth of the country so there will be a need to work away from home for short periods depending upon location as well as the requirement to support other regions if the need arises.


The successful candidate will have excellent people management skills alongside strong administration, communication, planning and organising skills. The successful candidate must have previous experience of running a parcel delivery operation at management level.


Salary for this role will depend on experience but is within the range of 30– 32K pa. A Company Car is provided

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please send a current C.V. and covering letter to: recruitment@apc-overnight.com

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Job Title

Area Manager

Location:

Anglian Region

The APC is a nation-wide parcel company with depots throughout the UK.  We pride ourselves on providing a quality service.

Job Summary:

Monitor performance of the depots within your area and collectively work to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the network.

Main duties:

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

• Monitor the performance of depots within your area with the provided KPI’s and report tools available, address issues as they arise and make recommendations for improvements
• Ensure that APC processes are adhered to within depots and conduct audits as required (inc. AM, Day and PM audits)
• Meet with depot managers/ principles as required and follow through actions
• Encourage and Develop best practices within depots using current and gained knowledge
• Support the Security Department with security investigations (as required)
• Provide training and support to the network as required (this will include assisting with the roll out of new procedures, products, policies and computer systems)
• Regularly keep the Senior Area Manager updated on issues/ potential problems within your area and prepare adhoc reports on specific issues as required.
• Provide a quarterly report to the Senior Area Manager of the performance of your area (both in respect of positive and negative issues).
• Maintain an awareness of hubs deals and developments 
• Co-ordinate a weekly movement plan (to take into account the requirements of the business) and forward to the Senior Area Manager
•  Investigate and action service complaints/ failures and instigate disciplinary procedures as required
• Facilitate in the resolution of issues and disputes between depots
• Maintain an awareness of the industry/market
• Provide on site and initial set up training for newly appointed depots as required
• Occasionally assist with Depot Coverage and Depot Recovery as and when required

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

Other Information:

You may, on occasions, be required to cover another region within the network. 

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

Performance Standards:

You will be expected to complete your duties in a professional manner and maintain good relations.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

• Excellent people management skills
• Excellent planning and organising skills
• Good administration skills
• Strong communication and influencing skills
• Industry knowledge
• Previous experience at management level in a Parcel Delivery Operation

Hours:

37.5 per week

Due to the nature of the role flexibility is essential as you may be required to change your work pattern to include overnight stays and weekends.

Job Title

Trainee HR Officer

Are you looking for an exciting career in HR?


Here at the APC we have a perfect opportunity for you to develop both personally and professionally with a fantastic brand-new role in our well established and highly skilled HR team.


This role will be fast paced, supporting the HR Manager in the provision of a high-level HR service to our Operational business area. The successful candidate be given exposure to all areas of the HR function, with a focus on employee relations.


Flexibility in respect of hours will be required as there will be evening working on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, this is envisaged to be 15.00-23.00.  The role is perfect for someone looking to start their career within HR.


Full training and development will be given along with the opportunity for career progression. 


What can we offer you?
• Full-time, permanent employment which offers a competitive salary
• Funding for your personal training
• 28 days holiday
• Salary sacrifice schemes
• Cycle to work benefits
• Employee of the month & year awards
• Length of service awards


For further information please either visit our website or contact us on recruitment@apc-overnight.com


We look forward to hearing from you!
 

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Job Title:  Trainee HR Officer – Operations ER


The Company: APC Overnight is the UKs largest next day delivery network, with more than 112 local depots covering all areas of the country.


Job Summary: Trainee will develop a generalist HR knowledge and expertise base before developing an ER specialism which will involve the day to day management of all operations related disciplinary’s, grievances, HRM’s and general welfare.


Responsible to: HR Manager


Skills/Knowledge and Experience:
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent organisational and planning skills with the ability to prioritise workloads
• Ability to work accurately at a fast pace
• Good IT knowledge and skills with the ability to learn bespoke systems.


Main Responsibilities:
Develop a strong HR generalist base of knowledge and skills:

• Support the full recruitment cycle from identification of vacancies, drafting job descriptions and job advertisements, screening and logging CV’s, liaising with managers and candidates to arrange interviews and conducting effective selection interviews.
• Support the company’s retention policy, through conducting effective exit interviews.
• Competent in all aspects of HR and personnel administration including the snowdrop system
• Supports completion of the monthly tier 2 and tier 3 payroll  

Develop an employee relations specialism for the Operations business area:
• Provides a first line of advice and support for resolving employee concerns, complaints and grievances liaising with night management to reach a resolution.
• Management of the full disciplinary process.
• Management of the full grievance process.
• Escalation of any appeals to the HR manager on the day of receipt.
• Reviewing absence levels nightly, arranging and conducting welfare calls, health review meetings, and occupational health assessments where necessary.
• Management of the AWOL process.
• Arranges risk assessments with the H&S department as required, liaising with night management to agree, approve and implement any reasonable adjustments.
• Management of all long term sick absences, maintain regular contact with absent employees and arranging HRM’
• Ensure all staff noticeboards are updates weekly.
• Attend Staff Forum’s for the Operation on the first Tuesday evening of each month.
• Prepare monthly reports on all ER activity.
• Maintain all logs for disciplinary, grievance, health review meetings and update systems accordingly.
• Any other duties as required.

Other Information:
As this role develops you may be required to develop your skills further.
The APC is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Strictly no agencies

Job Title

Management Accountant 12 month Fixed Term Contract

APC Overnight is the UK's largest next day delivery network, with more than 112 local Depots covering all areas of the country. We put our customers first and pride ourselves on offering a first class service.

We are currently looking to recruit a Management Accountant for a 12 month fixed term contract. This will be a varied role to support the Head of Finance with a mix of routine weekly, monthly management accounts including reporting on key data and financial analysis. With the other side of the role focusing on project and adhoc work which will evolve as you develop in the role.

Main duties will include: assisting with production of the monthly management accounts, cost variance and analysis, maintenance of balance sheet control accounts, journals, accruals and prepayments, nominal reconciliations, fixed asset management, payroll, daily cost analysis to improve accuracy and identify added value reporting opportunities.

The successful candidate will be qualified ACCA or CIMA, have experience in a similar role, be enthusiastic with a flexible approach and be able to work on own initiative. Excellent communication and presentation skills are needed, along with a strong Excel and analytical background.

For further details please see the job description

To apply for this position please send your current CV and covering letter, detailing salary expectations to recruitment@apc-overnight.com

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Job Description

Job Title:  Management Accountant – 12 month Fixed Term Contract

The Company:

APC Overnight is the UKs largest next day delivery network, with more than 115 local depots covering all areas of the country. 

Job Summary:

This will be a varied role to support the Head of Finance with a mix of routine weekly, monthly management accounts including reporting on key data and financial analysis. With the other side of the role focusing on project and adhoc work which will evolve as you develop in the role. The Finance team is continually improving, and you will play a key part in this.

Responsible to:         Head of Finance

Skills/Knowledge and Experience:

Qualified ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Enthusiastic and flexible approach, and able to work on own initiative
Strong Excel and analytical skills
Excellent time management and organisational skills
SAP knowledge preferable

Main Responsibilities:

Assisting with production of the weekly and monthly management accounts
Excellent analytical skills - An ability to analyse financial performance, identify trends and provide recommendations
Liaising with stakeholders on financial matters
HMRC and Government compliance including VAT returns
Budgeting and forecasting
Payroll support
Project support
Adhoc analysis and reporting
Review and maintain department controls and best practice

Other information:

37.5 per week to be worked Monday – Friday 

The APC is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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
  • £8.50 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.

Click here to apply. 

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, general relief driving.

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

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

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please email us directly at: recruitment@apc-overnight.com

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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