7.5t Van Driver
- Location: Bedford
- Salary: £9.17 per hour
- Job Type: Temporary
- Date Posted: 30/10/2018
Location: Ridgmont, Bedford
Routes: Start times between 5am-8am, Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week plus overtime
Pay Rate: £9.17 per hour with overtime at £13.75 per hour
Our client is a multi-national logistics company offering supply chain solutions to the retail industry. On their behalf, we are looking to recruit two multi-drop 7.5t van drivers to join their on-site team for Monday to Friday routes. 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 white goods to the customer's sites. Your vehicle will be pre-loaded and you unload the product upon arrival with the aid of a tail lift and sack-barrow.
You will have responsibility for:
" 12-14 drops per day of white goods; some collections
" Unloading and occasional loading of returned white goods
" Some routes in and around London
" Operating and being accountable for the handheld device used daily to record fuel, deliveries times and delivery notes
" Carrying out a daily check on the vehicle, equipment and load for which you have responsibility and reporting any defects
" Ensuring that the vehicle 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
" Weekly providing of the DVLA share-code
" Forging and maintaining an excellent relationship with the client and their customers
" Being aware of the high value of the load you are moving
" Ensuring the load is securely strapped on the vehicle
" 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 also 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 a daily basis
Along with a passion for customer service, you will need to have:
" Valid 7.5t driving licence, category C1, held for a minimum of one year with commercial driving experience
" Full CPC training and card
" Digital Tacho Card
" Working knowledge of digital tachos, WTD and Drivers Hours legislation
" 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
" £9.17 per hour (PAYE), over 40 hours per week paid at £13.75
" 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
Working as part of a friendly team on their Marston Gate site on the outskirts of Milton Keynes, the 7.5t Driver opportunity is available immediately on a 16 week temporary to permanent basis. The permanent package includes the renewal of your CPC Training once it expires.
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.