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Class 1 Arctic Driver

  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: £15 - £18 per hour
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 30/10/2018


Position: Class I Driver for artic truck (LGV C+E) with full CPC

Location: Ridgmont, Bedford

Hours: 03:00 Saturday and Sunday, 12 hours per day, OR
08:00 Saturday and Sunday, 12 hours per day

Pay Rate: £18 per hour for LTD drivers; £15 per hour for PAYE Drivers

Our client is a multi-national logistics company operating since 1955, offering supply chain solutions to the food industry. On their behalf, we are looking to recruit two Class I artic truck drivers to join their on-site team for regular weekend trunking. Based out of their Ridgmont site on the border of Bedford and Milton Keynes.

You will be providing a professional and efficient service in accordance with relevant legislation, transporting and delivering products to the customer's site adhering to their strict daily schedules. Your vehicle will be pre-loaded and you are not involved in the unloading upon arrival.

In this role you will be responsible for:

" Trunking stock to three locations throughout the day
" Forging and maintaining an excellent relationship with the client and their customer
" Consistently providing exceptional customer service at all times
" Carrying out a daily check on the vehicle, equipment and load for which you have responsibility and reporting any defects
" Ensuring that the axle and gross weights are legally compliant
" Familiarisation of routes to scheduled collection and delivery sites
" Adherence to government regulations/legislations, including Working Time Directive and Drivers Hours
" Ensuring load is securely strapped on the vehicle
" Paperwork collation, POD usage and goods verification on collection and delivery
" Escalation of any discrepancies in goods/paperwork to the Transport team for further instructions
" Reporting any incidents, accidents or non-conformances to the Transport team immediately they occur and on return to site, via the completion of incident report form
" Maintaining vehicle cleanliness
" Maintaining a smart, professional appearance at all times when representing the company
" Ensuring all scheduled deliveries are completed on time on a daily basis

Along with a passion for customer service, you will need to have:
" Valid Class I driving licence, category C+E, held for a minimum of two years with commercial driving experience
" Full CPC training and card
" Digital Tacho Card
" Working knowledge of digital tachos, WTD and Drivers Hours legislation
" The ability to remain focused when driving for long periods
" Good communication skills with a strong customer focus
" No more than 6 points on your licence
" No DD, DR or CU endorsements
" Must be 23 years old and over

Package available:
" £15 per hour (PAYE); £18 per hour (LTD)
" Up to 28 days holiday per annum (including Bank Holidays)
" Weekly Pay
" Maternity and paternity pay
" Pension plan
" Temporary to Permanent opportunity after 16 weeks
" 24 hour On-site Security
" Immediate start

You need your own transport to access the site as public transport is very limited.

Please call Wendy and Kamil on 07484 513841/07484 516322 to discuss this opportunity and apply for the role.

Please note that this position is offered through the Pertemps On-site team. Do not call the local Pertemps branch in order to apply.


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