Delivery Driver/Warehouse Operations Specialist at Octopus Energy

Posted on:
February 23, 2023

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Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.

We believe energy should be better - for you and the environment.

Octopus Energy Services is spearheading the transition to greener, cheaper energy through the installation of in-home technologies; from smart meters and EV chargers; to low carbon heating, home batteries, solar, and beyond. We deliver smart energy, low carbon solutions for our customers.

We’ve fallen head-over-heels with heat pumps - which provide an ultra-efficient, reliable alternative to gas boilers. Our low carbon heating teams are installing these revolutionary systems right now, and we recognise the supply chain as a critical enabler to help deliver outrageous customer experiences at speed and scale.

In an exciting dual role, we’re looking for delivery drivers/warehouse operations specialists to work along side our expanding installation teams and provide an excellent service to both internal and external customers. This a new service and a new role, which you will have the ability to shape and develop as we rapidly grow. We've moved into a brand new, dedicated Distribution Centre which is super exciting.

At Octopus, the customer is at the heart of everything we do. As the face of the whole company, our diverse, industry-leading field force delivers the outrageous experience Octopus Energy customers love and expect.

What you'll do Drive, collect and deliver goods to sites nationally with a company provided (BIG PINK) Luton Van (fuel and insurance provided)Provide site support to engineers and customers so that goods are left in a secure, safe and practical placeBe the face of the company, offering a ‘white glove’ delivery service for our customersTake responsibility for the efficient running of the warehouse for Goods In, Goods Out, Pack Build, Goods Assembly, Returns and Stock Control whilst keeping the site and yard clean, organised and safeSupport on other tasks as required, such as vehicle pick ups, vehicle maintenance, cleaning/servicing equipment, and checking inventory etc.

What you'll have Experience working in a fast-paced warehouse or distribution centrePhysically fit to meet the demands of a multi-drop driving and warehouse roleBe able to speak confidently and comfortably directly with customers with a friendly, proactive and ‘can do attitude’ - we’ll do everything to make the customer experience perfectWillingness to get involved, take ownership, and work on your own initiativeComputer literateFull UK Driving Licence (no more than 3 points)Experience driving and operating a 3.5 ton Luton Van, ideally in a customer-facing roleForklift driving experience is desirable but not essentialSome details you'll want to knowBe flexible to work shifts allocated between 06:00 – 22:00 any day of the week. We’ll make sure rotas are available 3 weeks in advance but will need some flexibility to accommodate any required changes to meet our customer needs. Salary £26,000 basic salary + £2,500 annual bonus based on KPIs +
equity share options in Octopus Energy (+ London Weighting if you live within the M25)We're not expecting you to bring your own van - Octopus will provide this for you as well uniform, PPE etc. Why else you'll love it hereOctopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about!What do you get? Click here

If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

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