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Customer Delivery Driver
What’s in it for you
Various shift patterns full time and part time.
We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to:
- Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus Bank holidays)
- 10% Discount Card increasing to 15% after every pay for a 4 day period
- Life assurance
- Retirement saving plan
- Great colleague deals and discounts, saving you money on everyday purchases
- Uniform provided
Click here to read more about the benefits we have available for our colleagues
About the role
Customers are at the heart of everything we do.
As the face of Tesco out on the road, we deliver all the way from Lands’ End to John O’Groats. Our Customer Delivery Drivers get the opportunity to meet and talk to different customers in their homes every day. That’s why this role is about much more than just driving: it's about helping others and delivering great service, with a smile.
▪ Its hands on, physical and full of variety. No two shifts are ever the same and our customer’s look for help in all kinds of different ways. For most of the day you’ll feel like your own boss, delivering to your customers but there is always a team of Managers and colleagues back at base ready to support you when you need them.
▪ So whether you are looking for flexibility to suit your current lifestyle, job stability or an opportunity to change career direction everyone is welcome at Tesco.
You will be responsible for
Delivering your part of our customer shopping trip by:
▪ Ensuring the van and trays I use are clean and kept tidy/organised.
▪ Leaving the back yard clean, tidy and clear of rubbish, and picking up litter as I see it.
▪ Ensuring trays are washed as part of the tray wash process. I can get what I want:
▪ Loading the van as required, checking the van for roadworthiness.
▪ Talking to the customer about any changes to their order, including short code item and substitutions, offering a refund for anything they are unhappy with.
▪ Taking care of products/deliveries as if they were my own.
▪ Explaining to the customer that they will not be charged any more for their substitutions.
▪ Delivering during the customers time slot.
▪ Calling the customer before arriving at their property if early.
▪ Calling the store/centre if running 30 or more minutes late.
You will need
▪ Build relationships with colleagues to create team spirit, working together to make sure our store is the best it can be for customers.
▪ Warm and welcoming in interactions with customers and colleagues, taking time to understand the customer and say ‘Thank you’.
▪ Acting quickly to respond to the changing needs of our customers and embracing change within my store.
▪ Energetic and driven to deliver beyond expectations, integrating home and work to achieve a balance that is right for me.
▪ Sharing ideas with my Manager and other colleagues on how we can improve our store for customers.
▪ A UK/EU/EEA Driving licence (Full or Automatic only) for at least 12 months with no more than 3 penalty points.
▪ Able to adhere to the GB Domestic Driving Rules
Our vision here at Tesco is to become every customer's favourite way to shop, whether they are at home or out on the move. Our core purpose is ‘Serving Britain's shoppers a little better every day’. Our business was built with a simple mission – to be the champion for customers, helping them to enjoy a better quality of life and an easier way of living. This hasn't changed. Customers want great products at great value which they can buy easily and it's our job to deliver this in the right way for them. In the UK, we serve some 66 shoppers every second, so it's our goal to ensure every one of those customers experiences just a little better service on each visit.
At Tesco, inclusion means that Everyone’s Welcome. Everyone is treated fairly and with respect; by valuing individuality and uniqueness we create a sense of belonging. Diversity and inclusion have always been at the heart of Tesco. It is embedded in our values: we treat people how they want to be treated. We always want our colleagues to feel they can be themselves at work and we are committed to helping them be at their best. Across the Tesco group we are building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues – who in turn help to build the success of our business and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.
Tesco will only recruit individuals who have passed the school leaver’s age. To find out the school leavers age for your country please click here
We can only accept candidates over the age of 18 if the role requires working before 6:15 am or after 9:45 pm or involves working in areas such as the warehouse, beers, wines & spirits, counters, bakery and driving roles.
On the occasions where we have high volumes of applicants, some roles may close earlier than the advertised end date in order for us to manage all of the applicants appropriately. We will only be able to offer individual feedback to those candidates who attend an interview.