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HGV Class 1 Fruit Driver

  • Location: Motherwell
  • Salary: PAYE
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 05/03/2021



Pertemps are proud to be recruiting on behalf of one of our major clients, Gist Temperature Controlled Logistics for their depot based in Eurocentral Motherwell, ML1 4XJ.

These exciting opportunities require drivers of the highest calibre in terms of presentation and skills. For passing our client's assessment you will be rewarded with excellent pay and working conditions, as well as offering flexible working options and ad hoc days to suit.

As a HGV 1 Driver your duties will include:

- Manually load/unload with pallet truck where required or moving dollies to assist with collection + delivery
-Willing to do local collections from farms in Fife/Aberdeen/Dundee area or changeover routes depending on operational requirements.
-Able to efficiently plan breaks during shift in order to complete collections and return to depot in a timely manner.
-Clearly and regularly communicate with the office to update on the progress of collections and ETA back to the depot for onward trunking.
-Shift lengths of up to 12hrs+ may be required.
-Attention to detail with paperwork to ensure correct pallets are collected with planned vehicle.

To be a successful Class 1 Driver you will have the following skills and experience:

- Valid Class 1 C+E licence
- No more than 6 points - no DD/DR/MS60will be accepted, no points for the same offence
-Minimum 24 months' experience of driving Class 1 vehicles due to insurance purposes.
- Must have experience of driving class 1 vehicle for 180 days
- Digi card /CPC Card
- Reliable and flexible
-A positive attitude towards safety

There are dayshifts/ backshifts/nightshifts/weekend shifts available. Shifts are allocated on a 5 over 7 basis.

Overnights as necessary - single overnights not tramping

Fulltime and part-time positions available.

The benefits you can expect for working with us include:
-10 hour Guarantee per shift
-Excellent Pay Rates - £11.00 - £15.00 Per Hour
-PAYE only
-Shift - 12 hours plus, although this can vary depending on destination
-Overnights paid at £24.33 per night

-Duration - April to September - for Fruit Season.

-General Haulage is ongoing throughout the year
-Excellent working conditions
-Weekend Premiums

To apply for this role please email - Margaret Findlay, On-Site Co-ordinator on margaret.findlay@pertemps.co.uk



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