Airlock Colleague/Drivers Mate
Part-time, £20,787.52 - £20,787.52

Ref: 10178

Salary: £20,787.52 - £20,787.52

Hours: Part-time

Contracted Hours: 28

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: County Oak Retail Park, London Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 7XN


Airlock Representative/Drivers Mate - Crawley
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business as an Airlock Representative/Drivers Mate supporting the transport team. You will work from a host store in Crawley, but report directly to the Field Support Manager based in Northampton

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working towards a set delivery schedule, working shifts of Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday nights, with the option of overtime covering holidays and sickness
  • Ability to work an evening shift finishing close to midnight
  • Accompany the Pets At Home or third party delivery driver on the Airlock delivery run
  • Act as key-holder on behalf of Pets at Home Ltd
  • To assist in ensuring that deliveries are made on time, reporting any variances on the driver’s paperwork
  • To gain safe and secure access to all stores on the Airlock run, and to allow the delivery to be unloaded
  • Deliver store order pallets into stores
  • To check the pallet counts against the delivery documents and report any variances, on the driver’s paperwork
  • Ensure that all seals are unbroken, and record details on the driver’s paperwork
  • To secure the premises after the delivery has been dropped
  • Know and apply the health and safety and security procedures
  • Awareness, safety and well-being of others in line with Company procedures and requirements on safe working practices

We are looking for people who will:

  • Cares about the customer – and is passionate about their job
  • Is meticulous and has excellent attention to detail
  • Is driven to do their best in all situations
  • Is a team player, who respects and adheres to our business values and naturally demonstrates our core behaviour
  • Is organised and hardworking– focused on meeting the required picking targets
  • Is hands on and able to lift heavy objects
  • Is able to work quickly, accurately and safely
  • Is able and willing to work unsociable hours


  • Salary – £99.94 per shift, regardless of the length of shift
  • An extra day’s holiday when it’s your birthday
  • Stakeholder pension plan
  • Personal Health Insurance scheme (if in Pension Scheme)
  • Life assurance: 4 x salary
  • 20% Pets at Home discount scheme
  • Pets at Home “Treats” voluntary benefits package

We’re committed to developing all of our colleagues, so whether your future is within our DC, our wider Group or elsewhere, you'll get the best training and support to develop your skills for now and in the future.

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 11-05-2022

Expiry Date: 26-05-2022