Class 1 Driver Leicester

  • DHL
  • Leicester, United Kingdom
  • 23/07/2017
Full time Curtain sided Distribution

Job Description

Driver - Category C+E - Leicester x5
Leicester, England, United Kingdom
DHL Supply Chain

Primary purpose of role

Responsible for efficient transportation and delivery of products to customers using a commercial motor vehicle whilst meeting company, customer and legislative requirements.

Key Accountabilities

Manual Handling and MHE Equipment
Working in a team environment
Working in a safe manner
Processing paperwork
Working within a physically demanding environment
Transportation and delivery of products
Complying with local legislative requirements & company policies and procedures
Representing DHL in a professional manner to customers
Follow customer specific procedures
To conduct themselves in a professional manner
Comply with appropriate working time legislation
Maintain regular contact with Transport team
Count and check all products, compare to manifest/POD and complete a visual check for damage
Report any excesses, shortages or damage to supervisor in a timely manner
Secure loads effectively and ensure loads are within the weight limits
Complete routine vehicle checks (Ops 13's).


Possess a full C+E Driving Licence
DCPC training records.

Previous experience of driving commercial vehicles
Knowledge of geographical area
Ability to follow work procedures and safety rules
Ability to perform tasks which may require bending, stretching, stooping, stepping, reaching and/or lifting, in line with Health & Safety regulations
Ability to read, understand and follow directions / instructions
Ability to count accurately and to perform simple math calculations
Have appropriate hand, eye and foot co-ordination to effectively use mechanical handling equipment