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Date Added: Fri 16/07/2021

HGV Class 1 Driver - Whistleberry (5 Days)

Hamilton, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £12.5 / hourly


At Menzies Distribution we have been delivering across the UK since 1833, we can reach areas that other cannot. Today, we are Logistic UK's most innovative business of the year, with a strong focus on the future, sustainability, and innovation - We keep moving forwards.

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced HGV Class 1 Driver to join our Retail Logistics Team. Our team play a vital role in supporting our UK & Ireland operations to systematically plan, implement and control the efficient movement of goods (and storage).

You will work closely with our Transport and Operations Manager, who will support you to execute a busy multi-drop schedule. You'll have the opportunity to drive one of our state-of-the-art Class 1 HGV's and will have full access to our advanced technology, which will free you up to deliver an uncompromised level of service.

Our customers rely on us to deliver our promises, and we rely on our drivers to ensure each delivery reaches our customers on time, in perfect condition and with a contagious smile.

And, let's not forget, you'll be joining one of the UK's largest and most recognised distribution brands, where career, personal development and going the 'extra mile' is at the heart of our company ethos.

  • Comply with all Driver hours and Road Transport Directive legislation
  • Feedback to the office on any issues around loading, unloading or delays
  • Maintaining safety and security of loads at all times
  • Keep in regular communication with both customers and colleagues to update on progress and manage expectations effectively
  • Drive in a safe and responsible manner, as we value the communities we serve
  • Carrying out necessary checks to ensure vehicle is safe and legal
  • Ensure the vehicle is loaded safely and within the legislation
  • All deliveries reach the customer safely, efficiently and on time
  • Complete daily vehicle checks, both pre and post-shift
  • Keep an accurate and honest record of all vehicle checks
  1. A minimum of 180 days of relevant driving experience within the last 2 years
  2. A valid Category C+E (Class 1) Drivers Licence with a maximum of 6 points, for insurance purposes
  3. A valid digital tacho card and CPC card
  4. No previous disqualifications NI, DD or DR
  5. A detailed understanding of the rules and regulation around drivers' hours
  6. Physically fit to meet the demands of a multi-drop driving role
  7. Hardworking, positive and a flexible attitude to work
  8. Undergo a background check and drug/alcohol test if successful

In addition to a competitive remuneration package and company benefits, we provide ongoing development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.

  • 31 Days Annual Leave (Pro-Rota)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Cover
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Eye Care

At Menzies Distribution Limited, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we'll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles.

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