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Date Added: Wed 09/06/2021

Class 1 Driver

Greater Manchester, UK
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Company: APPLY GATEWAY

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £38115 / annually

Class 1 Driver - Days
Carrington, Greater Manchester
Various shifts available
Up to £38,115 average earnings

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:
Excellent opportunities exist within MDS Limited for Class 1 Drivers to become part of our operation, based at our operation in Carrington. Based on a 47.5 hour week, various shifts available, you'll be committed to delivering a first class service to our customers.

  • Overtime available after standard hours paid at 1.5 x normal rate of pay
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays

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:

  • Ensuring all aspects of safety and customer site rules are adhered to
  • Driving defensively and fuel efficiently at all times
  • Ensuring all delivery and collection notes and paperwork are correct
  • Providing accurate paperwork relevant to debriefing of allocated jobs
  • Providing an exceptional standard of service to our customers
  • Carry out pre-use checks prior to using any equipment / vehicle / trailer, complying with appropriate documentation &procedures
  • Adhere to all H&S rules. Comply with other sites rules and maintain high standards of compliance, hygiene and housekeeping

What we need from you:

  • A full UK C+E licence (essential)
  • 12 months previous class 1 driving experience (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
  • Good knowledge of drivers hours and WTD regulations

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
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