Careers

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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
  • £9.50 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.

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 £8.72 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

Lost Property Office Assistant

We currently have a vacancy for a Lost Property Office Assistant based on days in Essington. This will be on a 6 month fixed term contract which will be reviewed after 6 months.

This full time 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. A good working knowledge of computer applications such as email and databases are essential, with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

For further details please speak to your HR team for a copy of the job description.

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

This is a perfect opportunity for the right candidate wanting to develop their career and skill sets with the APC.

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: Lost Property Office Assistant

Location: APC Overnight is a nation-wide parcel delivery specialist 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, sickness and absence 
  • As this role develops you may be required to develop your skills further
  • APC Overnight is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Job Title

HR Officer Operations - Employee Relations (6 month fixed term contract)

We are looking for a HR Officer to join our HR team on a 6 month fixed term contract. 

This position will be responsible fo the proactive management of employee relations on the night operation, including not limited to disciplinary, grievance and absence management procedures ensuring to champion best practice.

This role will require a flexible approach to working hours with the requirement to regularly work 2/3 evenings per week.  Due to COVID-19 this role is suitable for homeworking, however some attendance on site would be desirable.

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

Skills/Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills, the ability to prioritise workloads, and work accurately at a fast pace with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent standards of integrity, initiative, and professionalism.
  • Ability to analyse complex employment relation problems and recommend solutions
  • Good knowledge of UK employment law
  • CIPD Level 3 or equivalent qualification
  • Good IT knowledge and skills

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide a high level of guidance and support to managers on employment relations matters such as disciplinary, grievance, capability, welfare, and absence management issues.
  • Provide a high level of service in the management of all employee relations matters in line with the Company’s policies and procedures:
  • Effective and proactive management of disciplinary matters from investigation through to appeal, ensuring matters are resolved in a fair and timely manner with trends highlighted for further action.
  • Effective and proactive management of grievance matters from investigation through to appeal, ensuring follow up actions are implemented as appropriate
  • Effective and proactive management of the Company’s absence management procedures, ensuring systematic monitoring of all employee absence rates, and implementation of remedial action as appropriate.
  • Effective and pro-active management of long-term term sickness from regular conduct of Health Review Meetings, to conduct of Capability Meetings and Appeals process.
  • Effective and proactive management and monitoring of company health and wellbeing support interventions, including welfare meetings, occupational health assessments, counselling and further support pathways in accordance with the employee’s circumstances.
  • Effective and proactive management of the night worker health assessment and Forklift Truck (FLT) driver health assessment processes.
  • Effective management of the performance capability process in conjunction with night operations’ line management.
  • Ensuring that accurate administration records are maintained.
  • Manage the process and administration of all statutory leave (i.e. maternity, paternity, shared leave, parental leave and adoption leave) and flexible working requests.
  • Prepares weekly, monthly and annual reports on absence rates and all other employee relations activity, trends, and analysis.
  • Conduct weekly audits on all employee relations activity to ensure administrative records are accurate and adherence to company procedures.
  • Provide a proactive and flexible HR service to our staff while championing best practice.
  • Ongoing training, development and supervision of one HR Assistant.

 

Other duties

  • Complete special projects as required.
  • Provide general HR support to the HR Manager.
  • Any other duties that the position may require.

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

APC is an equal opportunities employer.

Does this sound like a great opportunity for you? Send in your CV and covering letter stating your salary expectations to: recruitment@apc-overnight.com

Job Title

HGV Class 1 Drivers – 8 vacancies available

Due to our growth, we are currently looking to recruit 8 Class 1 Drivers to join our existing Transport Team.

Working within the operation, main duties will include:

  • Collecting and delivering freight to depots across The APC Network
  • Driving a tug master
  • Moving trailers between sites and some general relief driving

Hours of work will be 50 per week, Monday to Friday. Shift times will commence late afternoon and early evening; however, flexibility is essential due to the nature of the business.

Successful applicants will have previous experience and good communications skills. A class 1 licence (C&E) and valid digital card are essential. A forklift truck licence would be advantageous.

If you are interested in this role, please apply with a CV and covering letter 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

Router at our Edinburgh Depot

We are looking for a Router to join our well established team at our Edinburgh depot.

The purpose of a Router in our team is to plan the routes of scheduled deliveries for our Edinburgh depot within the required timescales while ensuring all necessary driver staffing levels are met on a daily basis.

Are you what we are looking for? Apply today by emailing Iain (Depot Manager) your CV at d175recruitment@apc-overnight.com – we have immediate starts available!

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

Key Responsibilities

The key purpose of the role is as follows:

Review the daily plan in order to schedule the correct number of vehicles for delivery of parcels/packages with particular attention to;

relevant timeframes;
post-code groupings;
vehicle weight restrictions;

To ensure sufficient driver staffing levels are available and organise run cover where required;
Liaise with customers over any discrepancies on requested delivery timeframes or associated post codes;
Conduct regular reviews of contractor costs and raise any discrepancies against actual usage with the relevant agency;
Plan and track the delivery of final products according to customer requirements;

Keep logs and records of stock, consignments, executed orders etc.
Prepare accurate weekly reports for manager.
Continually monitor, track driver performance in terms of compliance to delivery windows.

Qualifications, Skills, Experience & Knowledge:

Essential:

Basic understanding of planning and organisation;
A well-developed attention to detail;

Ability to work with little supervision and track multiple processes;
Working knowledge of logistics software
Outstanding organisational and coordination abilities;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Desirable:

Knowledge of the distribution or logistics sector;
Experience in a customer service role;
Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations;
Post code awareness.

Are you what we are looking for? Apply today by emailing Iain (Depot Manager) your CV at d175recruitment@apc-overnight.com – we have immediate starts available.

Job Title

Quality, Health, Safety & Environment Advisor

We have an opportunity in our Health & Safety team for a Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental Advisor

In this role you will provide support to the Quality, Health & Safety Supervisor assisting with risk assessments, quality, health & safety audits, accident investigations, safe systems of work analysis and identifying health and safety related issues.

The successful candidates will have an interest in quality, health and safety, basic IT skills, good attention to detail and a passion to assist in the ongoing cultural change of the business with regards to quality, health, safety & environment.

You can apply for the above role by sending in your 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.

See job description

Job Title:                    QHS&E Advisor

The Company:           APC Overnight is the UKs largest next day delivery network, with more than 100 local depots covering all areas of the country.

Job Summary:           To ensure that the quality, health, safety and environmental programmes which include risk assessments, QHS&E audits, and inspections among others for the APC are in place, coordinated with line managers and executed as per plan. 

To ensure that technical assistance is provided to line managers, supervisors and staff in terms of provision of policies, systems and procedures and other QHS&E information in order to achieve all the QHS&E targets including incident/accident reduction. 

Responsible to:         QHS&E Manager

 

Skills/Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong focus on details
  • Self-starter with the ability to “take the lead”
  • Improvement-motivated
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to manage the complexities of a multi-cultural environment
  • Analytical
  • Influencing and convincing skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Management skills
  • Coaching and mentoring skills
  • Public speaking/interpersonal skills
  • Able to facilitate and manage behavioural change

Main Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and assist the line managers in the preparation and planning of their QHS&E improvement programmes
  • Assist the line managers in the evaluation and identification of the work area that requires risk assessments.
  • Conduct risk assessments on critical/high risk areas that need immediate attention and recommend action plan/control measures for implementation by the line managers.
  • Regular review of the health & safety audit questionnaires. Find out whether questionnaires still apply to the area/workplace to be audited. Revise questionnaire and agree with managers.
  • Conduct tool box talks with staff as necessary and as requested by line managers to discuss new H&S information or
  • Perform safe work analysis/evaluation prioritising critical/high risk areas. Draft safe system of work based on the data sourced from the conduct of work evaluation.
  • Review existing policies, systems and procedures. Develop new policies, systems and procedures as necessary.
  • Conduct accident investigation as necessary or as required. Review methodology being utilised in the conduct of the investigation and modify weak points as applicable.
  • Develop and deliver health & safety training programmes.
  • Identify all health & safety related issues and recommend immediate action plan for the resolution of issues.        

 

Other Information:

Ongoing, on-the-job training will be provided for the successful candidates
IOSH Managing Safely training will be provided
After review of the job role HS&E qualifications will be provided

The APC is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Strictly no agencies

Job Title

Transport Administrator (Nights) Vacancy

We currently have a vacancy for a Transport Administrator working in our Nights Transport team.

This role will provide administrative support to the Transport team. Duties will include handling telephone and email enquiries, processing and logging invoices and purchase orders, recording and monitoring drivers’ hours and arranging and monitoring any agency driver usage. Other duties include completion and follow up of driver defect sheets, ordering of parts, monitoring of costs and any other ads hoc administration duties for the Transport Team.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and a good working knowledge of all Microsoft packages. They will be able to manage a high workload in a fast-paced environment and be able to prioritise work. Experience within Transport may be beneficial but is not essential. Hours will be 22.00 – 06.00

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

This is a perfect opportunity for the right candidate wanting to develop their career and skill sets with The APC.

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:                Administration Assistant – Transport Department (Nights)

Location:               The position is based at the National Sortation Centre, in the West Midlands.  APC Overnight is a nationwide parcel delivery network with over 100 locations throughout the UK.  We pride ourselves on quality and outstanding levels of customer service. 

Job Summary:       Providing administrative support to the Transport Department.

Responsible to:     Assistant Transport Manager

Main duties:

  • Monitoring tracking systems
  • Dealing with depots and trunk operators over the telephone relaying messages as required and dealing with queries
  • Inputting into Excel
  • Compile Transport reports
  • 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
  • Ordering of parts and processing delivery notes
  • General administrative duties

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

Hours of Work:

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday (nights)

Other information:

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

The APC is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Job Title

Nights Temporary Van Driver Vacancies

We currently have 6 temporary vacancies for Van Drivers in our nights Transport Team

Duties of this role include driving up to 3.5 tonne vehicles for point to point delivery of freight to depots and return legs, transporting goods and passengers between Cannock and Essington hubs or elsewhere as required, valeting of vehicles, maintaining and general upkeep of the site and any other support to the transport team as required.

The ideal candidate will have a clean divining licence which must include categories B & B1 for a minimum of 2 years and a good general geographic knowledge. Previous experience in parcel transportation is an advantage.

Hours are 40 hours per week Monday to Friday. Roles are required ASAP until the end of December 2020.

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

This is a perfect opportunity for the right candidate wanting to develop their career and skill sets with The APC.

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 a vacancy in the Night Transport Team for a Yard Marshal.

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

Multi Drop Drivers - APC Plymouth

Calling all Multi Drop Drivers, we have the perfect opportunity!
 
Here at APC Plymouth we are looking to recruit 2 Multi Drop Drivers to join our well-established depot delivering and collecting parcels in our Plymouth region.

If you feel you would like to join this highly performing team, and maintain and improve our targets apply today!

We are looking to recruit 2 Multi-drop drivers. The number of drops and/or collections will vary per day and per route.

The successful candidate will have a full driving licence, previous driving experience, knowledge of Plymouth and the surrounding area and a positive attitude. 

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 48 per week and Saturdays on a rota basis.  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.

What we can offer you:

• £8.21 per hour basic.
• £10.00 per hour weekend over time rate.
• Auto enrolment on to our pension scheme.
• 28 days holidays, including bank holidays (yes you won’t need to work bank holidays!)
• APC branded uniform, to show you as one of team.
• Working in a fantastic, small, family type environment.

To apply please send you CV and covering letter to recruitment@apc-overnight.com

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.

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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