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 £8.72 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

Maintenance Technician (Nights)

We are looking to recruit a Maintenance Technician to work alongside the Maintenance team with responsibilities for planned, preventative and reactive maintenance on all buildings, plant equipment, sortation equipment and conveyors.

The role holder will need to work nights however flexibility would be needed to assist if required on days to support the maintenance on site. Main duties will include, conducting regular maintenance on the conveyor system along with repair as needed, involvement in improvements and/or modifications to the system as necessary along with project work, carrying out electrical/mechanical repair work, installation or fault finding of new equipment and circuits and providing first line breakdown/defect repairs or support. You will also ensure health and safety policies and procedures are maintained and complied with ensuring all work carried out is in a safe and proper manner. There will be an element of on call on a rota basis.

The successful candidate will be 17th edition qualified, City and Guild to Level 3 Mechanical & Electrical, NVQ qualification in electrical principles and mechanical engineering to level 3, have a good understanding of PLC Systems and pneumatic principles, high level of attention to details, a proactive flexible approach, good organisational skills and a team player.

To apply for this role please forward your current CV and 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

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 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

HR Officer 6-month Fixed Term Contract

We are looking for an experienced HR Officer to join our HR Head Office team on a 6-month fixed term contract. 

This position will be responsible for providing a high quality and efficient HR support service to our APC Head Office teams. This will include providing support to our managers on employment relations and company policy and procedure, including – attendance management; health and wellbeing initiatives; performance, conduct, disciplinary and grievance matters.  You will also support with recruitment.

This role will require a flexible approach to working hours, as occasionally you may be required to work into the early evening. Due to COVID-19 this role is suitable for homeworking, however some attendance on site would be desirable.

To apply for this role please send your CV and 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:                   HR Officer – Head Office – 6-month FTC

The Company:           APC Overnight is a network of over 100 privately owned depots located throughout the UK.  The unique structure of our network is integral to our quality commitment and ultimately the success of our business.  Our customers come first and we believe it is because of our exceptional customer service levels that we consistently see year on year growth.

Location:                    The role will be based at National Sortation Centre in Cannock.

Job Summary:           To provide a high quality and efficient HR support service to APC Head Office.

Responsible to:         HR Director

                                    Head of HR

Skills/Knowledge and Experience:

Strong communication skills
Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise workloads
Ability to work professionally whilst under pressure and to time constraints
Good knowledge of UK employment law
Ability to analyse problems and recommend solutions
CIPD Level 3 or equivalent qualification

Main Responsibilities:

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

Head Office:

Provide a high level of support and guidance to managers on employment relations matters such as: attendance management, performance, conduct, disciplinary, and grievance issues.
Provide support to managers in the performance development process.
Provide a high level of service in the management of the full recruitment and new starter cycle: including the recruitment and selection all associated administrative tasks.
Manage the full employee life cycle: new starter process, induction programme, probationary review processes, contractual changes, absence management and the leaver process.
Own the absence management process including: reporting on absence rates and trends, supporting managers in the management of absence within their teams and management of long-term sickness.
Manage the process and administration of all statutory leave (i.e. maternity, paternity, shared leave, parental leave and adoption leave) and flexible working requests.
Provide accurate and timely monthly data reports as required on:  recruitment, leavers and absence.
Assist in the ongoing development and implementation of policies and procedures, conducting research and delivering training where necessary
Support the HR Team in the delivery of training workshops.
Provide a proactive and flexible HR service to our staff while championing best practice.
Co-ordinate the internal communications process, ensuring that communications are timely, professional and support employee branding.  Keep up to date records of all HR communications.
Support the implementation of HR software solutions
Complete special projects as and when required.
Any other duties that the position may require.

Job Title

HR Officer - Employee Relations

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 a requirement to work some evenings up to 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

Are you interested? We would love to hear from you!

Send in your CV with a 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:           The day to day management of all operations related to disciplinarys, 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 CVs, 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 specialist 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 Forums 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

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

Network Services Coordinator

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.

Our APC Network Services team has an opportunity in the role of Network Services Coordinator. (This role is currently a remote working role until further notice)

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

Our role will suit those who have passion for customer services, with a confident and polite telephone manner, have an ability to problem solve, are comfortable with multi-tasking, have strong customer service skills and prides themselves on attention to detail. A knowledge of using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is essential to this role.

Industry and/or customer services experience is advantageous but not essential – full training will be given!

Hours of work are 37.5 on a rota basis of shifts (06.00-14.00, 08.00-16.00, 09.00-17.00, 10.00-18.00, 10.30-18.30 and 11.00-19.00).

Saturday morning shift cover will also be required on a rota basis (1 in 4) 06.00-12.00, 07.00-15.00 and 08.00-16.00

To apply for this role please send a CV and covering letter with 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

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

Assistant Management Accountant 12-month Fixed Term Contract

APC Overnight is the UK's largest next day delivery network, with more than 100 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 an Assistant Management Accountant for a 12-month fixed term contract. This will be a role to support the Finance Manager with a mix of Daily and Weekly analysis reports. Managing department PO workbooks in Excel for control and financial reporting. As well as being responsible for areas in the Monthly Management Accounts.

This will include assisting with production of the Daily and Weekly analysis reports. Managing, reviewing and creating accruals from Department PO workbooks in Excel for control and financial reporting. Update, review and control Fixed Fleet, Van (Hertz) and Cap Ex workbooks. Support with Accrual calculations and create the Prepayments workbook each month. Maintenance of Balance sheet control accounts, journals, nominal reconciliations and Fixed Asset management.

Other duties are looking into cost variance and analysis, compliance with HMRC, Government and National stats. Year-end support. Review and maintain department controls and best practice. As well as the ability to analyse financial performance

The successful candidate will be part 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. Essential skills and strong in Excel is highly required.

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 Title:  Assistant Management Accountant – 12-month Contract

The Company: APC Overnight is the UKs largest next day delivery network, with more than 104 local depots covering all areas of the country. 

Job Summary:

This will be a role to support the Finance Manager with a mix of Daily and Weekly analysis reports. Managing department PO workbooks in Excel for control and financial reporting. As well as being responsible for areas in the Monthly Management Accounts. This includes the Balance Sheet, Stock Control, Fixed Fleet costs. Cap Ex process etc.

Responsible to: Finance Manager

Skills/Knowledge and Experience:

Part 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 are essential
Excellent time management and organisational skills

Main Responsibilities:

Production of the Daily, Weekly analysis reports
Managing, reviewing and creating accruals from Department PO workbooks in Excel for control and financial reporting
Update, review and control Fixed Fleet, Van (Hertz) and Cap Ex workbooks
Support with Accrual calculations and create the Prepayments workbook each month
Control and review the Balance Sheet and update each code reconciliation.
Excellent analytical skills - An ability to analyse financial performance.
All compliance including HMRC, Government, National stats etc.
Year End support
Adhoc analysis, contract control and reporting
Review and maintain department controls and best practice

Other information:

37.5 per week to be worked Monday – Friday – 08:30 – 17:00, with one-hour lunch break.

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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