HGV Class 1 Driver (AM Shift) Job - Heron Foods Hull HU14 £35,000 a year + £1,500 per quarter retention bonus - TruckingJobs.co.uk



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Tuesday, 16 November 2021

HGV Class 1 Driver (AM Shift) Job - Heron Foods Hull HU14 £35,000 a year + £1,500 per quarter retention bonus

HGV Class 1 Driver (AM Shift)- job post

Heron Foods
Kingston upon Hull HU14
£35,000 a year

HGV Class 1 Driver, (AM shift) Hull, £35,000 + £1,500 per quarter retention bonus + overtime (£205 for a working day off) + additional bonus opportunities + benefits. On target earnings of up to circa £45,000.


Heron Foods is one of the UK’s fastest growing food retailers. We are really going places and our Drivers are instrumental to ensuring our busy stores are stocked all year round, providing the best value shopping to our customers in the heart of their communities, 7 days per week, making 2,132 deliveries per week plus across over 300 Heron stores and 82 B&M stores.

The role of a Driver for Heron Foods is divided into 2 areas; professional standards of driving along with the loading and unloading of deliveries meaning it’s more physical than most Driver jobs. But because we value our hardworking Drivers, we provide a range of benefits that you wouldn’t find at other companies. This includes the provision of fully funded CPC training delivered within your normal working hours.

Previous experience is preferred but not essential and all levels of experience will be considered. Applicants must hold a current Class 1 C+E driving licence.

Benefits of working for Heron Foods
  • Retention bonus of £1,500 per quarter
  • Opportunity to earn a Bump bonus of up to £1000 (per annum)
  • Overtime opportunities at £205 per shift
  • CPC training delivered on site with our registered trainers, delivered within working hours
  • Training with qualified RTITB instructors/assessors
  • Paid medicals for drivers aged 45 and over when your current licence is due for renewal
  • Paid digital tacho cards and any driving licence updates for all HGV drivers
  • 30 days annual leave per year (pro rata)
  • Free uniform and PPE
  • 10% staff discount across both Heron Foods and B&M
  • Refer a friend scheme (up to £500)
  • On site canteen facilities
  • Monthly recognition and reward incentives, which include high street shopping vouchers by using Verilocation to monitor drivers performance
  • Working for a thriving and growing business with opportunities for internal progression

Tasks and Responsibilities of the HGV Class 1 Driver include
  • Making multi drop deliveries and assisting in the unloading of products and cages into stores
  • Collecting stock and delivering to site
  • Collection of empty pallets, steel and cardboard from stores and returning to the distribution centre
  • Completion of daily vehicle checks and maintaining working order of company vehicles and any equipment on board
  • Reporting of any vehicle damage or faults

Successful HGV Class 1 Drivers will have the following
  • Full and current Class 1 C+E driving licence
  • Must hold a DIGI tacho card
  • Good knowledge of driving laws and regulations
  • Able to communicate and clearly follow written and verbal instructions, able to lift and manoeuvre medium to heavy loads
Heron Foods reserve the right to close this vacancy before the stated closing date. Therefore we advise that you submit your application as soon as possible.

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