Class 1 Driver Crewe

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

Job Description

Driver - Category C+E - x2 - Crewe
Crewe, England, United Kingdom
DHL Supply Chain

Primary purpose of role

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

Key Accountabilities

Manual Handling
Working in a team environment
Working in a safe manner
Processing paperwork
Operating IT-systems as required (Digitachograph / Security equipment etc.).
Working within a security demanding environment
Complying with Customers procedures
Transportation and delivery of products
Complying with local legislative requirements & company policies and procedures
Representing DHL in a professional manner to customers
Consider all domestic driving regulations
No Hazardous goods requirements
Follow customer specific procedures
Maintain regular contact with Transport team
Count and check all products, compare to manifest 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
Comply with appropriate working time legislation
Follow specific security procedures at all times


Valid Driver's licence - Correct Category
Valid Driver Qualification Card
CRB Check and Credit Check


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

At least two years employment with DHL
Fluency in English required due to Health and Safety reasons.