Vacancy: Day Driver

Title: Day Driver

Reports to: Line Manager and Team Leader

Based at: Brookhouse Mill

Hours per week: Guaranteed 40 hours basic and 10 hours overtime


Main Duties: To contribute to the effective running of Cormar’s distribution operation.  Daily duties include multi-drop delivery to customers, using the delivery management system. Plus other duties from time to time directed by Team Leader / Line Manager.


The Role

  • Drive Company vehicles and operate Company equipment in a safe and proper manner in accordance with Company policies, procedures and legislation
  • Provide a professional driving service, to meet and exceed expectations of our customers ensuring customer service level agreements are maintained
  • Completion of delivery paperwork, ensuring customer signatures are obtained and use of PDA for signatures on electronic proof of delivery
  • Comply with the vehicle security and standing instructions at all times
  • Carry out vehicle and auxiliary equipment checks prior to the operation of any vehicle, reporting any defects immediately
  • On return to base, report to the traffic office for full debrief and report any exceptions in a timely manner
  • Nights away may be required on rare occasions
  • This role involves a considerable amount of manual handling and is physically demanding


Team Cormar:

  • Adhere to and promote Cormar Values
  • Demonstrate attitude and behaviours which make a positive contribution to the team, department and company
  • Contribute to company improvement initiatives (eg. MSQ surveys, culture surveys)
  • Understand how own role impacts on organisation and department objectives
  • Support Line Manager to deliver the above objectives


Skills / Qualifications:

  • Full Category C Driving Licence
  • DCPC Qualification card required and proof of current hours of training
  • Experience of driving commercial vehicles
  • Knowledge of driving legislation
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Will possess a valid Category C  driving licence with qualification period with penalty points not exceeding those allowed by Company policy
  • A flexible approach towards working hours will be required by the operation and the customer
  • Good time keeping


Some of the benefits you can expect to receive as a Day Driver are 30 days’ holiday increasing to 35 after 5 full years’ service, discretionary annual bonus, generous pension (after 3 months service), free on-site parking and a substantial discount on our ranges.

Please send applications to Carla Grant, HR Manager, Cormar Carpets, Brookhouse Mill, Greenmount, Bury BL8 4HR, or email