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DRIVER/GENERAL HAND 

Employment type: Permanent
Employment basis: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40hrs Mon-Fri

 

Job Description
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Driver/General Hand to join Britten-Norman Ltd, producer of one of the most successful civil aircraft ever manufactured in the UK.

Britten-Norman also manufactures a highly versatile, low cost surveillance aircraft type which is in use with a number of military and police operators world-wide including the UK’s Army Air Corps.

This role is based at our Lee-on-Solent premises.

Main tasks will include but are not limited to:

Driving duties using company vehicles such as cars, vans and mini-buses.

Delivery, collection and passenger services.

  • Driving duties using company vehicles such as cars, vans and mini-buses.
  • Delivery, collection and passenger services.
  • Conduct regular vehicle checks identifying defects and servicing requirements.
  • Retain and monitor all vehicle documentation and records.
  • Ensure all manifests and delivery paperwork are accurate and auditable.
  • To provide assistance to the Facilities team including general maintenance work and labouring within a factory and office environment.

 

Key skills and attributes:

  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communications skills remaining courteous at all times.
  • Excellent navigation skills and experience and knowledge of driving vehicles up to 4.5m.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to plan and complete tasks with a focus on efficiency and safety.
  • Effective in a team and as an individual. Reliable, pro-active and self-confident.
  • Positive, hardworking and self-motivated, able to work effectively unsupervised.
  • Remain flexible to the dynamic challenges with the business.

Minimum qualifications requirements:

·       2 GCSEs at grade C or above including Maths and English or equivalent.

 

Further requirements:

  • Must successfully complete National Security Vetting to SC Level.
  • Full UK Cat B driving licence held for at least 2 years.
  • Minimum age of 21years old (for insurance purposes).

 

Desirable skills:

·       Experience of driving vans.

Any offer of employment will be conditional, subject to the successful completion of the Company’s Security Clearance process. This will be arranged by the Company on the candidate’s behalf.

If you wish to apply for this role, please submit your CV and a covering letter demonstrating your suitability for the role, along with details of your GCSE (or equivalent) results to rob.leach@britten-norman.com

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a high level of applications, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

 

Website: www.britten-norman.com