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Class I Shuttle Driver

  • Location: Bedford
  • Salary: £11.00 - £17.33 per hour
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 07/11/2018

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Position: Class I Driver for shuttling

Location: Ridgmont, Bedford

Hours: 12:00 noon Monday to Friday, minimum 40 hours per week

Pay rate for PAYE Drivers: £11 per hour, increasing to £11.56 after 12 weeks, £17.33 over 40 hours
Pay rate for LTD Drivers: £14 per hour

Our client is a multi-national logistics company operating since 1955, offering supply chain solutions to the manufacturing industry. On their behalf, we are looking to recruit a Class I shuttle driver for the 12noon shift to work Monday to Friday. This is a short-term role, through until 21st December. Further Class I work will be available from January if desired. 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 products to the customer's site. Your vehicle will be pre-loaded and you are not involved in the unloading upon arrival.

In this role you will be responsible for:

Shuttling stock to the customer throughout the day
Forging and maintaining an excellent relationship with our client and their customer
Consistently providing exceptional customer service
Carrying out a daily check on the vehicle, equipment and load for which you have responsibility and reporting any defects
Familiarisation of routes to scheduled delivery site
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
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

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 throughout the night
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:
PAYE: £11 per hour, increasing to £11.56 after 12 weeks, £17.33 over 40 hours
LTD Drivers: £14 per hour
PAYE: Up to 28 days holiday per annum (including Bank Holidays)
Weekly Pay
Maternity and paternity pay
Pension plan
24 hour On-site Security
Immediate start

You will 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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