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

Lost Property Office Assistant

We currently have a vacancy for a Lost Property Office Assistant based in Essington, Staffordshire.

This role will assist in the identification, recording and repatriation of unidentified freight.

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and experience of dealing with customers in a professional manner. They will have a proactive approach to their work, a high attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure. Problem solving abilities and multi-tasking skills would be desirable as would a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

For further details please see the job description.
You can apply for the above role by sending in your CV and covering letter to: recruitment@apc-overnight.com

See job description

Job Title:   Lost Property Assistant

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 in the identification of freight and the day to day duties required within the Day Operations team.

Responsible to: Lost Property Supervisor

Performance Standards: You will be expected to complete your duties in a professional manner and to a high level.
 
Skills/requirements:

• Professional telephone manner
• Basic experience of Microsoft Word and Excel
• Good organisational skills
• Problem solving abilities
• Attention to detail
• Security conscious

Main duties:

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

• Sorting the unidentified (UID) freight, repackaging and forwarding on when necessary
• Investigating unlabeled freight and labelling matched goods
• Liaising with depots and customers regarding UID goods
• Dealing with incoming calls
• Data inputting
• Develop a working relationship with depots by handling questions and concerns with speed and professionalism
• Follow up customer enquires that are not immediately resolved
• Recognise and advise the Lost Property Manager of trends in customer calls
• Assist the Lost Property Supervisor with arranging same day collection and deliveries when necessary
• Processing and updating manifests, spreadsheets and APC website
• Other general Operational (day) duties as the position requires
• A strict adherence to the UID rules in place
• Provide a comprehensive support function to the Lost Property Supervisor

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

Hours of work:             37.5 hours per week

 

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

Job Title

Forklift Truck Instructor

We are looking for an experience Forklift Truck Assessor to join our well established in house training team.


This role will be fast paced, supporting the Company with its FLT training which will include, reviewing in house training modules, delivery of refreshers to our team of FLT drivers on site, developing training, and assessment materials for FLT training, training up FLT drivers for our Operational teams. All to required ITSSAR/RTITB standards.


This role is a full-time position working Monday to Friday predominantly supporting our Night Operation teams. Flexibility in respect of hours will be required, and occasional travel may be required to other sites. Full training and development will be given along with the opportunity for career progression. 


To be successful in your application you must enjoy delivering courses and training at all levels, have strong communication skills both written and verbal, have competent computer skills especially using Microsoft packages.


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

To apply for this fantastic, brand new role by sending us in your CV with a covering letter detailing any salary expectations to: recruitment@apc-overnight.com


Closing date Friday 08 February 2019.
We look forward to hearing from you!
 

Job Title

Area Manager (Audit and Compliance) – Scottish 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 Scottish Region. The successful individual who will be required to monitor performance of the depots within the Scottish 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

See job description

Job Title:  Area Manager
The Company: APC Overnight is the UKs largest next day delivery network, with more than 112 local depot covering all areas of the country.
Job Summary: Monitor performance of the depots within your area and collectively work to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the network.
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

Main Responsibilities:
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.

Other Information:
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

See job description

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.

Delivering for your business

Call us on 0800 37 37 37
apc-logo