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Vacancy: Company Driver (Laboratory Products)

Date 07 Jun 2023
Job Type Full-time
Industry Science
Description


Job Description


Job Summary


We are looking for a responsible and reliable Company Driver to join our team. As a Company Driver, you will be responsible for safely transporting laboratory products and materials to various destinations. Your role will involve maintaining the cleanliness and condition of the company vehicle, adhering to traffic and safety regulations, and providing exceptional customer service. If you have a valid driver's license, a clean driving record, and excellent communication skills, we encourage you to apply.


 


Responsibilities



  • Safely and responsibly, operate the company vehicle to transport laboratory equipment, materials, and personnel to designated locations.

  • Plan routes and schedules to ensure on-time delivery and efficient use of time and resources.

  • Load and unload laboratory equipment and materials, ensuring proper handling and securing of items during transportation.

  • Conduct pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections to ensure the vehicle is in good working condition and report any issues or maintenance needs to the appropriate department.

  • Adhere to all traffic laws and regulations, including speed limits, traffic signs, and parking regulations.

  • Maintain a clean and organized vehicle, both inside and outside, and ensure it is properly fuelled and maintained.

  • Follow company policies and procedures regarding vehicle use, safety, and code of conduct.

  • Assist with the coordination of delivery schedules and communicate any delays or issues to the appropriate personnel or customers.

  • Provide exceptional customer service by interacting professionally with customers and addressing their inquiries or concerns.

  • Maintain accurate records of vehicle mileage, fuel consumption, and maintenance activities.

  • Follow proper documentation procedures for delivery receipts, invoices, and other relevant paperwork.

  • Collaborate with the logistics team to ensure efficient and timely delivery of laboratory equipment and materials.

  • Stay updated on local traffic conditions and alternative routes to avoid delays or road closures.

  • Ensure the safety and security of laboratory equipment and materials during transportation.

  • Adhere to all safety guidelines and protocols to prevent accidents and ensure the well-being of yourself and others.




Required Skills or Experience



  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification.

  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record.

  • Proven experience as a professional driver, preferably with experience in transporting delicate or sensitive equipment.

  • Excellent knowledge of local traffic laws and regulations.

  • Familiarity with GPS navigation systems and route planning.

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to following instructions and procedures.

  • Good physical stamina and the ability to lift and carry heavy items, if required.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact professionally with customers and colleagues.

  • Reliable, punctual, and able to adhere to schedules and timelines.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, depending on delivery schedules and requirements.

  • Flexibility to work occasional evenings, weekends, or extended hours, if necessary.

  • Knowledge of basic vehicle maintenance and troubleshooting is a plus.

  • Professional demeanour and a customer-focused approach.

  • Familiarity with laboratory equipment or scientific terminology is an advantage.

  • High level of integrity and adherence to safety guidelines and protocols.





How To Apply


Interested applicants should submit CV and cover letter to 



Kindly use the title “Company Driver – Accra” as the Subject of the email



Closing Date: 19th June 2023




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