HGV Class 2 Driver

Easyweb Recruitment
29 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
HGV Class 2 Driver

Our client is a UK-based international wholesaler and distributor of fresh meat, committed to the highest standards of quality and customer service.

Position: HGV Class 2 Driver
Location: Featherstone, South Staffordshire
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 40 Hours per Week, Monday - Friday (various shifts to meet needs of business)
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Company Sick Pay Scheme, Additional Holidays, Company Pension Scheme, Life Cover, Staff Discount, Long Service Awards, Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Volunteering Opportunities, Savings Scheme

Closing date: October 27, 2017

About the role:

As the HGV Class 2 Driver you will provide accurate and efficient delivery of customers’ orders in accordance with company procedures and standards.


- Ensuring that all vehicles driven comply with traffic regulations currently in force
- Adhering to current regulations regarding the number of hours worked and the use of tachographs
- Prompt reporting of refrigeration engine defects to relevant personnel
- Prompt reporting of all accidents to the company and reportable by law accidents to the police
- Ensuring the correct loading of vehicles, whilst adhering to load weight and restrictions
- Accurate and safe delivery of customers’ orders in accordance with delivery schedules
- Obtaining authorisation to return goods and the accurate checking / collecting of goods to be returned
- Promptly notifying the company of any delays which will affect the completion of the day’s work
- Establishing a friendly and courteous relationship with customers and dealing effectively with queries / wants / needs
- Compliance with health and safety responsibilities as defined at Level 4 of the company Health and Safety Policy arrangements
- Loading Stock on and off the vehicle
- Taking payments off customers
- Could be required to travel to sites other than normal place of work for business purposes

Essential skills / experience:

- Basic education (numeracy and literacy) is essential
- HGV Licence is essential
- Knowledge of tacograph regulations and Driver CPC is essential
- Keen and enthusiastic approach to working both in a team and independently
- Ability to produce accurate work within agreed timescales
- Excellent communication skills and the capacity to build good working relationships with colleagues and customers
- Ability to complete required legal documentation (run sheets, defect books, pre op checks etc.)

Desirable skills / experience:

- Previous experience in a similar role is preferred
- C + E Licence is desirable
- Meat trade experience is preferred but not essential

You may have experience of the following: HGV Class 2 Driver, HGV Driver, HGV, Distribution, Heavy Good Vehicle, LGV Driver, Class 2, Certificate of Professional Competence, CPC, Lorry Driver, Retail, Wholesale, Supermarket, C+E Driver etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.
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