HGV I Driver

  • Full Time
  • Midlands
  • £32058 - £35000 per annum GBP / Year
  • Salary: ££32058 - £35000 per annum

Website LKA Recruitment

Our Client is an established, award winning provider of international logistic and freight services, and they provide a wide range of tailored solutions for clients’ throughout the UK, Europe and Globally across all Worldwide trade routes.

They understand that global trade and industry markets are continually changing and expanding to meet customer needs. That’s why their logistics, air, sea/ocean freight forwarding, road haulage & distribution and warehousing solutions are not only flexible but are tailored to meet clients’ individual and ever-changing requirements.

Position
They are currently recruiting a HGV Class 1 Driver to join their Transport Team based in Stoke on Trent Staffordshire.

Main Duties
·Delivery and collection of customers’ freight as assigned by the Transport Office to and from various locations and regions
·Multi-drop delivery and collections
·Supervise the loading of your vehicle so that products are safely loaded and secured to minimise chances of damage
·Ensure the correct goods and quantity of goods are loaded and unloaded
·Plan you day and route in the most cost and operationally effective manner
·Present, process and return customers Delivery Notes
·Secure and return Proof of Delivery advice notes (POD) electronic and/or manual
·Inform the Transport Office of any delays to or whilst at work
·Maintain your vehicle (inside and out) in a clean and very tidy condition
·Refuel your vehicle daily in accordance with Company Procedure
·Due care and attention to other road users and members of the public through safe and courteous driving.
·Wear the required PPE as designated by site signage.
·Report all accidents and near misses
·Have a clear understanding of the Company’s Policies and read the Drivers’ Handbook

Hours of Work
Monday – Friday
50 hours per week

Experience / Skills

  • Experience as an HGV Class 1 driver
  • Experience trunking hub to hub (pallet force)
  • RHIDES card holder would be an added advantage but not required
  • Clean Class1 (C E) Licence
  • Valid Driver CPC
  • Current Digital Tacho Card
  • Vehicle weights and legal limits
  • Drivers’ Hours and Working Time Directive Regulations
  • Road Traffic Laws
  • Construction and Use Regulations
  • Freight container and Port of Felixstowe operational experience an advantage but not required
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Effective communicator
  • Ability to accept responsibility and carry out responsible tasks
  • Computer literate

Other informationSalary & Benefits

  • £32,058 per annum.
  • Quarterly Performance Bonus of £500.
  • Annual Performance Bonus of £300 for completing all 4 quarters.
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Discount Platform
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Uniform and company paid PPE
  • Continuous training, including Driver CPC
  • Cover the cost of driver medicals
  • Treat Days
  • Learning Management System
  • Mental Health Forum

This is a temp to Perm of 12 weeks.

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