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 £8.21 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

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

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

Apply for this role by sending your CV with a covering letter detailing any salary expectations to: recruitment@apc-overnight.com

Closing date Friday 10th May 2019.

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.

Job Title

Marketing Design Executive

We have an opportunity for a talented and creative marketing design executive to join the APC Network based at our National Sortation centre in Cannock, Staffordshire.

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.

Reporting to the Director of Business Infrastructure you will be responsible for the digital portfolio of the marketing function, working with key stakeholders to develop exciting new material to promote our brand. This diverse role embraces design and technology not only within the marketing environment it also extends to support in driving forward the overall business strategy.

You be the central point of contact for the Marketing department therefore you will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will be a creative thinker, have excellent working knowledge of Microsoft packages with proven skills across design software and possess an appetite to explore and introduce new mediums to the business. 

Please apply in writing with a 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:   Marketing Design Executive

Location: APC Overnight, Head Office in Cannock

Job Summary: To drive positive promotion of the APC brand both internally within the network and externally in line with business strategy. Be the primary of the head office marketing function in the provision of a high quality and professional marketing material and creative digital content that champions the APC brand

Responsible to: Director of Business Infrastructure

Performance Standards:

You will be expected to complete your duties in a professional, timely manner and to the highest level, being an ambassador of the quality of the APC brand

Skills/requirements:

• Confident self starter
• Have passion, drive and determination
• Excellent communication/ interpersonal skills
• Good negotiator
• Strong organisation skills
• Commercial Awareness
• Creative thinker
• Ability to prioritise workloads
• Accuracy and attention to detail 
• Conversant with office technology and software, esp. Word, Excel and Power Point
• Competent Designer
• Proficient in the use of Creative Suite / Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
• Experience of design for print and graphics for digital
• A dynamic, creative, positive individual who enjoys working as part of a team
• Appetite to explore additional marketing mediums and emerging digital solutions/ techniques; blogs, podcasts; interactive software
• Comfortable with presenting
• Conversant with the marketing mix


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

• creating and developing marketing campaigns/ material through the lifespan of the product/ service/ concept, including research
• act as custodian of the APC Brand Guidelines awareness and compliance by all business users, updating and refreshing as required
• designing marketing and promotional materials, brochures and leaflets in line with business and network members requirements
• creating digital campaigns, newsletters, social media and e-shots
• ensure all digital material is kept up to date and version controlled
• support business departments through the introduction and use of new digital material (e.g. infographics/ illustrations/ animations/keynote/ mail chimp)
• devising, creating and presenting new ideas and strategies
• promotional activities and events as required
• enhancing, maintaining The APC corporate websites, including analytics
• organising and co ordinating company and network events
• coordinating internal marketing and an organisation’s culture
• managing and creating content for company social media platforms
• act as a point of contact for the Marketing Department and dealing with general queries.
• act as primary point of contact for designated departmental suppliers
• ordering, maintaining and distribution of stock levels of APC merchandise and materials.
• actioning of relevant department administrative tasks
• liaising with the company’s chosen print supplier with regards to marketing material and the online print portal.
• Working with external marketing and PR agencies and communicating APC expectations as required.
• Completing marketing related projects adhering to brand guidelines
• Work with depots to enhance their use of the APC brand across multi channels

Job Title

Network Services Coordinator

The APC Network Services team has an opportunity for the role of Network Services Coordinator based at out Head Office in Cannock, Staffordshire.

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

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. The ideal candidate will also have a good working knowledge of all Microsoft Office packages.

Customer service experience is essential, industry experience is advantageous but not essential.

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 morning 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, to: recruitment@apc-overnight.com detailing your salary expectation.

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 Coordinator – (rota basis)

Location: The position is based at the National Sortation Centre in Cannock

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 in 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 – Saturday mornings also required on a rota basis


Other Information:

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

Job Title

Supervisor (Night Operations)

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Supervisor to join our well established Night Management team to ensure the efficient running of our night operation.

Joining our team you will be a key part of our future and success and will support the Hub Operation to:

  • process in the region of 200,000 items
  • train, develop and lead by example to 440 permanent Warehouse Operatives & FLT drivers
  • look after 112 depots
  • ensure every parcels journey continues and reaches its destination
  • maintain high customer service levels & expectations
  • uphold our excellent H&S compliance (we have already been awarded with a bronze ROSPA)
  • continue to make improvements to our Operation in order to achieve further efficiencies
  • co-ordinate daily resource allocations to ensure we achieve our KPI's

This is a fantastic vacancy with endless career progression opportunities!

If you want to find out more about this vacancy, or apply please send in your CV with a covering letter attached detailing any salary expectations to our HR team at nights.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

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. 

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.

Delivering for your business

Call us on 0800 37 37 37
apc-logo