HGV Shunter

  • Job Reference: 00040086-1
  • Date Posted: 23 February 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Carrington
  • Salary: £26,724
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

HGV Shunter – Days & Nights available

Who are we?
At Menzies Distribution we’ve been delivering across the UK since 1833 – to and from every high street, as well as reaching the areas others can’t. Today, we’re Logistics UK’s most innovative business of the year. With a strong focus on the future, sustainability and innovation – we keep moving forwards.

About the role: Are you an experienced HGV Shunter looking for your next opportunity? Are you looking for guaranteed hours with the opportunity to work overtime?

We’re looking for a Shunter to join our team in Carrington. With a variety of shifts on offer including Monday – Friday you’ll be supporting our customer Saica Pack.

Saica Pack work day after day to develop corrugated cardboard packaging solutions to meet our clients’ needs.

In addition to a standard salary of £26,724 this role has an additional £2.30 basic pay for night shifts worked after 18:00. With overtime paid at 1.5 x rate of pay, after 50 hours.

With a holiday allowance of 20 days per annum.  

COVID-19 precaution(s):

Remote interview process
Personal protective equipment provided or required Plastic shield at work stations
Social distancing guidelines in place
Virtual meetings
Sanitisation, disinfection / cleaning procedures in place
What your day will look like:

To carry out vehicle and trailer safety checks prior to commencement of shift complying with appropriate documentation and procedures.
Ensure vehicle load is safe, secure and correctly positioned.
Correctly check and accept load documentation and delivery paperwork
Correctly check in any returned goods and ensure paperwork is accurate.
Maintain communication at all times with the Traffic Office.
Maintain vehicle cleanliness, using all equipment safely as specified in operating procedures.
Operate vehicle safely, ensuring driver actions do not endanger self or other road users.
Comply with safe working practices at all times.
Undertake any other reasonable job instruction to support the supply of a quality service to the customer.
Rachet, strap and corner management. 
Additional Benefits:

Modern fleet
Full uniform & PPE provided
Free CPC training
Healthshield: free cash healthcare scheme for all employees including dependent children;

Dental, optical, physiotherapy, health screening, 24/7 counselling and more
Employee perks: discount on trips, hotels, gyms, days out, restaurants, supermarkets and more
Discount on mobile phone contracts with EE;
Expanding portfolio of training opportunities and development plans
Driver of The Year Awards

What we need from you:

Previous shunting experience (Essential)
Full UK driving licence (Essential)
C+E licence (Desirable)
Excellent driving skills
No more than 6 points on your licence
No previous disqualifications (DD,TT,DR,CD,IN)
‘Right To Work’ in the UK
Ready to set the wheels in motion?

What are you waiting for, apply now! For any further information on roles please feel free to get in touch. We look forward to hearing for you