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HGV 1 DRIVER

Posted 19 days ago by Pertemps
Location Hatfield Job Type Permanent
Salary £13.00 - £17.50 per hour Sector Driving & Logistics
Class 1 drivers are currently required for one of UK's largest fashion retailers for motivated individuals to join their team. Our client has just moved to a brand new site in Welham Green, which is one of the largest in their network!

As a HGV 1 driver, your key responsibilities are collection and delivery of general merchandise goods (clothing and textiles), using a commercial motor vehicle meeting company, customer and legislative requirements. Most of the merchandise is on clothes rails, cages or pallets. You will be delivering to either a superstore or other depots.

Please note average drops on store deliveries is 2 per day.

Key accountabilities:
• To follow customer specific procedures
• To report any defect as soon as reasonably practicable using the defect reporting procedures
• To work according to the Safe Systems Of Work (SSOW) at all times and follow manual handling instructions
• To tip and reload trailers at stores
• To ensure all work is completed accurately, efficiently as set out in the company polices, processes and procedures.
• Secure loads effectively and ensure loads are within the weight limit

Skills/Experiences:
• Valid C + E Driver's Licence (Maximum 6 points, no drink driving or mobile phone convictions)
• Ability and Flexibility to work shifts
• 6 months previous experience of driving LGV vehicles
• You will be required to pass a driving assessment which also includes a Highway Code and Theory test
• Knowledge of geographical area
• Ability to follow work procedures and safety rules
• Ability to read, understand and follow directions/instructions
• Good numerical and literacy skills
• Ability to move product which may require bending, stretching, stooping, stepping, reaching and/or lifting, in line with Health & Safety regulations

Working Hours:
Various start times are available from 02:30 to 23:00 throughout the day, Monday to Sunday. Guaranteed minimum of 8 hours pay per shift! Average shifts between 8-10 hours.

Site Facilities:
•Canteen - Vending machines, hot drinks, fridge for lunch storage
•Car parking facilities

PAYE Benefits:
•Holiday Pay
•Pension
•Permanent job offer for the right candidate


If you feel this position is for you then please apply today for immediate response!