Flexible working hours
Income protection cover
Discounts on Hermes products

Cat C Day Driver

Vacancy Salary £24,231.74
Vacancy Location Southampton
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days (x will be poplulated when viewing published adverts).

As a business, Hermes is driven by our four values of Do the right thing, Dare to be different, Strive for more and Be Customer Obsessed. We run our business by these values and they are reflected in all of our roles.

We are the UK’s leading consumer delivery company handing over 350 million parcels per year with a 15% growth year on year for the last five years. We have an immediate vacancy for a Cat C Driver to join our Southampton Depot.

Job purpose:

Our Cat C Driver - Days are responsible for the safe and efficient driving of our Cat C vehicles from our Depots to other sites in our Network including Sub-Depots, Sortation Hubs and potentially client sites delivering or returning palletised and loose Parcels and Packages.

Salary: £11.61 per hour

Location: Southampton

Job Type: Working day shifts 40 hours per week, including weekends on a rota basis


  •  Overtime available at a premium rate
  • 24 Days Holiday entitlement + Bank Holidays Opt in benefits
  • We will contribute 3% into your pension, give you peace of mind through life assurance and also provide income protection cover
  • Opportunity to progress to Class 1
  • We also offer a great range of flexible benefits including discounts with major retailers, insurance for your new gadget and a cash back health care scheme

About the Role:

You'll report in to our Day Shift Manager, who will assign you the route that you will work across that night and which vehicle, the loads you will be transporting aren't individually heavy but you will be transporting up to 20,000 - 40,000 items at a time, so we need Drivers who understand the importance of what our Drivers do and how, without you, we can disappoint our customers.

You will need to ensure that the delivery vehicles are maintained at all times to Company standards in terms of reporting of any defects to the vehicle.

You will also need to:

  • Ensure that the vehicles are driven safely, well presented and all procedures and legal regulations are adhered to e.g. FTA regulations, maintaining integrity and ownership when handling packages, to make sure items are securely delivered to the correct address.
  • Complete assigned deliveries within time allocated on the designated route.
  • Use your Initiative, knowledge and skills to anticipate and resolve any day to day issues.
  • Ensure scanning compliance at all times with the accurate use of the hand held terminals.
  •  Accurate completion of all relevant paperwork, ensuring all activities are undertaken in accordance with appropriate security and Health and Safety legislation and policies.

Skills we’re looking for:

  • Great communication skills – updating us on traffic accidents or other incidents can mean we can look at alternative routes quickly and


  • Relationship building – being able to work closely with our customers and colleagues in a professional and courteous manner is key
  • Good team player – as part of your role you may sometimes be required to carry out some warehouse duties to meet business needs


There are lots reasons to join Hermes, but don’t just take our word for it, let our people tell you why they love working here; “Fun and fast-paced”, “Great choice of benefits”, “Great training and development”, “New challenges every day”, “The company  is growing fast”, “Working with like-minded people who are passionate about what they do”.


Flexible working hours


Income protection and life insurance cover


Discounts on Hermes products with over 1,000 retailers


Up to 26 days holiday


Health and well-being benefits and discounts


Bonus schemes


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