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Class 1 Driver Tramping Job - Menzies Distribution Solutions Doncaster


Class 1 Driver – Tramping with Nights out

Menzies Distribution Solutions 

Location : DN1 1QY

Salary: £29,897.60 + potential overtime for weekends

Who are we?
At Menzies Distribution we’ve been delivering across the UK since 1833 – to and from every high street, as well as reaching the areas others can’t. Today, we’re Logistics UK’s most innovative business of the year. With a strong focus on the future, sustainability and innovation – we keep moving forwards.

About the role:Are you an experienced Class 1 Driver looking for your next opportunity?

We’re looking for Class 1 drivers to join our team in Doncaster. With a variety of shifts on offer including Monday – Friday, you’ll be supporting our customer Unipart Rail.

Menzies Distribution Solutions have been a dedicated third party logistics provider to Unipart Rail for over twenty years. 

Unipart Rail are a major supplier to some of the largest names in the rail industry. The vacancy will operate on the 'Traction' part of the contract, which involves transporting heavy goods including train bogie frames and wheel sets. Due to the nature of this role, it is very common that you will be required to night out on a regular basis.

Experience in this sector is desirable, however all training will be provided to the suitable candidate. 

In addition to a standard salary of £29,897.60 this role has potential overtime earnings of time and a half for Saturday work and double time for Sundays. Bank holidays are paid at double time with a day in lieu. With a holiday allowance of 25 days excluding bank holidays.

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required Plastic shield at work stations
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitisation, disinfection / cleaning procedures in place

What your day will look like:

  • General driving duties, observing current legal and best practice delivering and collection to/from our customer’s premises or other MDS locations.
  • Delivering heavy rail parts to rail service centres across the country on behalf of MDS and their customer
  • Use of electronic P.O.D and up to date technology (full training will be given to ensure best practice)
  • Assisting with loading and unloading
  • Multi-drop
  • Nights out will be required

Additional Benefits:

  • Modern fleet
  • Full uniform & PPE provided
  • Free CPC training
  • Healthshield: free cash healthcare scheme for all employees including dependent children;
    • Dental, optical, physiotherapy, health screening, 24/7 counselling and more
  • Employee perks: discount on trips, hotels, gyms, days out, restaurants, supermarkets and more
  • Discount on mobile phone contracts with EE;
  • Expanding portfolio of training opportunities and development plans
  • Driver of The Year Awards

What we need from you:

  • A full UK C+E licence (essential)
  • 12 months previous class 1 driving experience (desirable)
  • Excellent driving skills
  • No more than 6 points on your licence
  • No previous disqualifications (DD,TT,DR,CD,IN)
  • ‘Right To Work’ in the UK
  • Good knowledge of drivers hours and WTD regulations

Ready to set the wheels in motion?

What are you waiting for, apply now! For any further information on roles please feel free to get in touch. We look forward to hearing for you.

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