Tuesday, 5 June 2018

HGV Class 1 Driver Whirlowdale Trading Company (Part of the Scott Group) - Burton-On-Trent £9.50 an hour

HGV Class 1 Driver
Whirlowdale Trading Company (Part of the Scott Group) - Burton-On-Trent
£9.50 an hour
Whirlowdale (part of the Scott Group) is a rapidly expanding business, providing its services to a diverse customer base throughout the UK. Owing to continued growth, the company is currently seeking to recruit a proactive and well organized HGV Class 1 Driver based from its Distribution Centre in Burton under Needwood. (DE13 8EB) You will be responsible for transporting pallets between company sites and customers. This job requires you to be customer focused and ensure all documentation from deliveries is completed in the correct manner.
  • Comply with all Driver hours and Road Transport Directive legislation.
  • Comply with Health and Safety requirements at all times.
  • Load and unload vehicle, maintaining safety and security of loads at all times.
  • Carry out necessary check to ensure vehicle is safe and legal and to follow appropriate procedure.
  • Plan and adapt routes as necessary and feedback to the office on any issues around load planning.
  • Act as an ambassador when dealing with customers.
  • Complete all paperwork promptly and accurately as required.
  • Operate all vehicle/trailer systems in the appropriate manner.
  • Understand our company products and its different specifications.
Personal Specifications
  • Experience of driving an HGV Class 1.
  • Knowledge of driver’s hours legislation, tachograph procedures and road traffic law.
  • Flat bed strapping experience an advantage.
  • Demonstrate route planning and map reading ability.
  • Knowledge of load security and restraint procedures.
  • Be prepared to work flexible hours.
The successful candidates will be customer focused, smart in appearance and flexible.
This is for a 50 hour weekly contract at £9.50 per hour, overtime £10.50 per hour and Saturday overtime £13.50.
Job Type: Full-time
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