HGV Class 1 Driverr

  • Full Time
  • Llay

Website driving_forceuk Driving Force Recruitment

Driving Force Recruitment Ltd operating as an Employment Business are currently recruiting for Class 1 drivers for our client based out of LLay, Wrexham.

To ensure a customer focused, effective delivery and collection of company products and raw materials in both an efficient and safe manner complying with all relevant legislation in order to deliver business objectives.

PAYE: £15.00

Key Responsibilities

· Perform all duties with due and constant regard for the Health and Safety of yourself, other employees, and those with whom your duties involve contact, including customers and other road users.

· Deliver the company’s products as scheduled by the transport planner to customer premises ensuring all customer requirements are met. Discharge products in accordance with the instruction on the delivery ticket or as advised by the customer, ensuring bio-security is adhered to at all times.

· Collect raw materials as scheduled by the transport planner from farm, port or stores.

· Complete daily vehicle and trailer checks for defects prior to taking the vehicle on the road to ensure it is in a roadworthy and legal condition.

· Notify the transport team promptly of any faults disclosed by inspections which are considered to merit immediate attention. All details of defects must be entered into the vehicle defect log.

· Weigh the vehicle in and out on the mill weighbridge to ensure that the vehicle is loaded as per details on the M-tech computer system to prevent a negative impact on customer requirements.

· Keep the vehicle and trailer clean by steam cleaning and sanitising to ensure all hygiene requirements are met to prevent a negative impact on quality standards.

· Liaise with other operational areas to ensure the efficient flow of information.

· Drive continuous improvement, proactively reviewing current methodology and opportunities to improve efficiency, safety, quality and performance.

· Complete all relevant documentation relating to each day’s work and return to the transport team to ensure compliance with current road haulage legislation and company policy and procedures.

· Undertake any reasonable task related to the delivery and collection of company product as required and as directed by the transport management team.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Experience

· Valid HGV (C+E) Licence.

· Valid CPC and Digital Tachograph Card.

· Standard Grade level 4 or equivalent National Grade in Maths and English preferred.

· A working knowledge of Drivers Hours and Working Time Directive Legislation.

· Strong demonstrable skills and experience as an HGV (C+E) driver.

· Bulk blower experience advantageous.

Key Competencies & Skills

· Deciding & Initiating Action: Take ownership of work, demonstrating a logical ability to decide on the most appropriate course of action whilst working under minimal supervision.

· Supporting & Co-operating: Works effectively as part of a team and collaboratively with other operational areas to meet increasing productivity and quality targets.

· Interacting & Presenting: Establish good relationships with colleagues and customers, striving for high customer satisfaction and demonstrating a professional and approachable attitude throughout customer interaction.

· Applying Expertise & Technology: Develops job knowledge and expertise through continual professional development and drives continuous improvement by suggesting changes to current methodology in order to improve efficiency and performance.

· Planning & Organising: The ability to prioritise and use own initiative in order to meet the demands of a fast-paced work environment.

· Adapting & Coping: Demonstrate flexibility within the role, adapt approach and priorities in support of business needs.

· Following Instructions & Procedures: Strong attention to detail whilst working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, ensuring compliance with all legal and safety requirements of the role.

For more information, please call 0151 356 8367.

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To apply for this job email your details to rachel.sargeant@driving-force.co.uk.