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7.5t Van Driver LGV C1

  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: £9.54 per hour
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 12/12/2019

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Position: 7.5t Van Driver (LGV C1)

Location: Ridgmont, Bedford, J13 M1

Routes: Start times between 5am-8am, Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week plus overtime

Pay Rate: £9.54 per hour with overtime at £14.31 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 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 premises, mainly retail establishments. Your vehicle will be pre-loaded in order of delivery and you unload the product upon arrival with the aid of a tail-lift and sack-barrow.

A driving assessment will be carried out initially and full training is then provided for the first few days to learn the operating of the handheld delivery device and to gain familiarity of the routes and delivery procedures.

You will have responsibility for:

12-14 drops per day of white goods; some collection of returns
Unloading white goods
Occasional loading of returned goods
Some routes in and around London
Operating and being accountable for the handheld device used daily to record fuel, delivery 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 Directives and Drivers Hours
Weekly providing of a DVLA share-code
Forging and maintaining an excellent relationship with the client and their customers
Awareness 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 an incident report form
Maintaining vehicle cleanliness
Maintaining a smart, professional appearance at all times when representing the company
Ensuring all scheduled deliveries are completed daily

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

Package available:
£9.54 per hour, over 40 hours per week paid at £14.31
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 border of Milton Keynes/Bedford, 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 on 07484 513841 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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