HGV Class 2 Driver (Days)

  • Job Reference: 00017919-1
  • Date Posted: 30 September 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Witham, Essex
  • Salary: £27,196
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics, 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 2 vacancies. One HGV Class 2 Driver and one Class 2 Relief Driver for both local and national work based from our Witham, Essex depot. Both are full time, permanent roles.
The releif driver role involves providing cover for any sickness/holiday absences and for any vacancies which may arise.
The role will be very varied and could involve driving various different vehicles in any one week and including various duties from nights out to local pallet deliveries or multi drop deliveries and collections.
The relief driver role may also require acting as a Driver's Mate, assisting in the warehouse or being on standby at home if required. A flexible and adaptable attitude to work will be essential.
Experience / Skills required:
* Prior experience as an HGV Class 2 driver (5 years required)
* Pallet network delivery experience (2 years preferred)
* National and multidrop delivery experience (2 years preferred)
* Experience in a warehousing or despatch environment an advantage
* Ability to work on own initiative
* Good communication and organising skills
* Good geographical knowledge
* Good knowledge of UK road networks
* Clean Driving Licence
* HGV Licence Class 2
* Driver CPC
* Adept at driving efficiently through all traffic and adverse weather conditions
* Current Digital Tacho Card
* Forklift Truck Licence an advantage
* ADR an advantage
Working hours
* Basic 50hrs per week, Mon to Fri. Start times can range from (Apply online only) hrs depending on work to be covered and which role has been applied for.
* Thereafter O/T
* Sat work can be available on O/T
Salary and Benefits details
* 30 days annual holiday, including Bank Holidays
* Employee Assistance Programme
* Contributory Pension Scheme
* Modern uniform and company paid PPE
* Continuous training, including Driver CPC
Basic salary £27.196 pa plus a relief driver premium and additional payments for any nights out. Full-time, permament role.
**No agencies please**
Reference ID: HGV2 Relief Days Witham, or HGV2 Days Witham please state which role you are interested in.
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 gorvement guidlines on social distancing