Service Update- w/c 26th July 2021

  Due to the increase of COVID cases and associated isolation requirements, service delays are being experienced in some areas. We thank you for your patience 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’ 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
  • £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 £8.91 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

Operations Business Analyst

We are currently looking to recruit an Operations Business Analyst to provide analytical support to the Operations Director and Head of Transport to produce operational performance reports on certain aspects of the company.

Main duties will include assisting in analysing information from a logistics and finance perspective to the business requirements, reviewing performance and delivering informed decision-making and inputs to the planning process, analysing performance against KPI’s, providing support to drive performance and development within the business, monitoring operational performance and providing effective business analysis to the management team.

The successful candidate will have excellent analytical skills, with the ability to evaluate large volumes of data, excellent Microsoft package knowledge in particular Excel, formulas and writing Macro’s, strong communication skills both written and verbal, the ability to work in a fast working environment, working to tight deadlines, report writing skills, and problem solving skills.

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

Trainee Supervisor (Nights)

We are recruiting for Trainee Supervisors on our Night Operation (Mon- Friday and 40hours). This role will be responsible for supervising the efficient running of the night operation in a given area. 

Suitable candidates will be highly motivated, flexible, be an excellent communicator with high levels of health and safety awareness and understanding.

For further information and to apply for this position you should submit your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@apc-overnight.com

Closing date for applications is Friday 2nd July 2021

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

IT Support Analyst

We are currently looking to recruit an IT Support Analyst to provide business focussed application and technical support. This is a 1st line, 2nd line and sometimes 3rd line support role.

The role will work within a team of  Support Analysts, working a shift pattern providing an effective 24 x 6 on-site Service Desk which includes support on Saturdays.

Main duties will include:

  • Working as part of the Service Desk team to provide a near round the clock availability to the business providing application and technical support
  • Assisting the IT Team with incident investigation and diagnosis.
  • Building good working relationships with internal and external system providers, contribute to regular service desk reports, identify potential problems and give recommendations

The successful candidate will have good analytical and problem solving skills, the ability to prioritise tasks and work in a high pressure environment.  Good communication skills are essential.  Technical knowledge will include experience of working in an ITIL environment a strong understanding of the latest Windows operating systems. An understanding of Barcode scanning systems and window mobile devices is advantageous.

You will have a “can do” attitude and a qualification within a relevant subject.

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 Summary: This is a diverse, customer facing role providing both onsite and remote support to our network of 100+ depots, staff at the head office and our shipping customers. You will be working primarily within a ticket-based environment supporting a wide range of business applications.  You will play a key role in incident management, procurement and deployment of hardware/software and owning the delivery of mini projects.

This role will work within a team of Support Analysts working a shift pattern from Mon-Fri 6AM - 2PM / 2PM – 10PM, Saturday from 6AM – 17:00.  Rota

Responsible to:         IT Support Team Lead

Performance Standards:

You will be expected to complete your duties in a professional manner and to a high standard. The successful candidate is expected to be polite and professional in approach and appearance. You must be confident working independently and have good communication skills. At times you will need to be able to work to tight deadlines and prioritise your own workload accordingly.  The successful candidate will be expected to be flexible and willing to put in the required hours to cover sickness, holiday and absences as required.

Skills/requirements:

Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills and the ability to pinpoint the root cause of problems across a diverse range of hardware and software technologies.
Experience with Active Directory, Microsoft Office 365, Exchange Online and on premises environments.
Demonstratable experience of working with Windows Server networks with a sound understanding of networking principles such as LAN’s, WAN’s, DHCP and DNS.
A good understanding of GDPR, cyber security and best practices.
An ability to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a “Can do” attitude
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to work alone using your own initiative and as part of a team, on projects of varying requirements
Ability to pick up new technology independently by reading and understanding written material.

Advantageous requirements:

Exposure to the logistics business sector.
Barcoding Systems (Handheld & Fixed)

Recognised ITIL qualification

Any programming experience and familiarity with JSON and web API’s

Main duties:

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

Work as part of the IT Support team on a shift-based rota to provide 24 x 5.5 coverage including participation in an out of hours
Investigation of all hardware / application related incidents, diagnosis and resolution applying standard fixes or workarounds.
Escalation of incidents to appropriate internal and external teams where necessary and following through to resolution.
Working collaboratively with internal and external teams to support all departmental project initiatives.
Contributing written material, processes and procedures to the to the internal knowledge base.
Managing the lifecycle of all hardware and software assets
Assist APC’s shipping customers with IT integration queries
General IT administration duties – file, folder, print and user maintenance
Maintaining the hardware and software estate ensuring devices are kept up to date.
Any other duties that the position may require
Effective communication to all levels - written and verbal

As a member of the IT Support Team, the following would be expected:

Demonstrate a high level of professionalism when dealing with APC senior management, customers, and suppliers.
Excellent problem-solving skills. Willingness to learn, explore new ideas and innovate.
Excellent attention to detail, A proactive, flexible and adaptable approach.
Be confident and capable of participating in multiple active projects in parallel.
Any other relevant duties as the position requires.

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

Onboarding Assistant

We have a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to start a career within the field of HR. 

We are looking for an Onboarding Assistant to support our HR Officer  - Onboarding and Training. In this role you will get to work alongside a well-established and highly skilled HR Team. 

Flexibility in respect of hours will be required as there will be a requirement to work evenings. 

We believe this is a perfect opportunity for an apprentice who is looking to start their career within HR.

Full training and development will be given along with the opportunity for career progression.  We offer a competitive salary, funding for training and many other benefits including staff recognition initiatives and salary sacrifice schemes.

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

We look forward to hearing from you!

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:           To provide an outstanding onboarding service for the Operations team, and candidates for employment.

Responsible to:         HR Manager

Skills/Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of Microsoft packages (Excel, Word, Office 365)
  • Attention to detail and excellent organisation skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work in conjunction with the HR Officer - Onboarding to deliver the following:
    • Co-ordination of all activities on weekly recruitment nights
    • Meet and greet all candidates attending site for interview ensuring a positive first impression of the company
    • Ensure all candidates complete each stage of the selection process
    • Obtain and check all recruitment documentation including but not limited to; health questionnaires, right to work documents, personnel details.
    • Prepare new starter packs, including preparation of terms and conditions of employment.
    • Arrange and conduct inductions where appropriate.
  • To ensure that every stage of the candidate journey and experience into the Company exceeds expectations.
  • To ensure all candidates are given a warm welcome and provide first line support for queries during recruitment, induction and probationary periods.
  • Liaise with the training academy and operations management team to ensure a smooth transition from induction to the work place.
  • Implement initiatives to continually improve the onboarding experience.
  • Maintaining the bespoke inhouse systems (including T&A/Snowdrop) with new starters and leavers, including training to new starters on how to use.
  • Working with night management in relation to probationary period reviews and contractual changes.
  • Maintaining uniform orders.
  • Preparing leaver’s checklist ready for payroll submissions monthly.
  • Any additional duties as required, including role coverage during periods of leave.

Other Information:

Full training will be provided.

The APC is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Strictly no agencies.

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 £8.72.

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 £8.72.

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

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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