HGV CL1 Driver

  • Job Reference: 00033513-1
  • Date Posted: 12 January 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Witham, Essex
  • Salary: £28,210
  • Sector: Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Simarco Worldwide Logistics is a family owned, award-winning distribution company providing a range of collection and delivery services throughout mainland UK. Established in 1997, we operate a large, wholly owned fleet of vehicles providing nationwide and local distribution.
We are currently recruiting for HGV Class 1 Driver based from our Witham, Essex depot. It is a full-time, permanent role.
The role will involve delivery and collection of customers goods.
Main duties will include:
* Delivery and collection of customers’ freight as assigned by the Transport Office to and from various locations and regions
* Multi-drop delivery and collections that may involve some home deliveries (B2C)
* 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
Experience / Skills required:
* Class I (C+E) Licence
* Valid Driver CPC
* Experience of LGV Class I driving for at least 5 years
* Vehicle weights and legal limits
* Drivers’ Hours and Working Time Directive Regulations
* Road Traffic Laws
* Construction and Use Regulations
* Effective communicator
* Ability to work unsupervised and under pressure
* Flexible approach to hours of work
* Reliable and dependable
* Team player
Working hours:
* Basic 50 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Start times will depend on requirements
* Thereafter overtime
Salary and Benefits details:
* Basic salary £28,210 per annum
* 30 days annual holiday, including Bank Holidays
* Employee Assistance Programme
* Contributory Pension Scheme
* Modern uniform and company paid PPE
* Continuous training, including Driver CPC
**No agencies please**
COVID-19 considerations:
All drivers are issued with Covid safety packs including masks, hand gels, gloves and wipes. The interviews will be carried out in line with government guidelines on social distancing