HGV Driver – Class 1

£34000 - £34700 per annum 
Job Type:
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain 
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HGV Driver – Class 1
Based in Skelmersdale
Up to £34,700 + nights out rate of £26.00

A global leader in the design and manufacture of industrial bakeware products is currently looking for experienced HGV Drivers to drive ‘curtain-sided’ trailers around the UK – to be based out of their production facility in Skelmersdale, Lancashire.

The Role
Reporting to the Transport Manager, you would be responsible for the safe and timely delivery of orders to customers, ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation at all times. Responsibilities will include…
o Delivering to supermarkets around the country exchanging bakery equipment.
o Assisting in the stores warehouse and production facility as required
o Support all loading / offloading activity
o Plan routes efficiently to avoid congestion and limit time on the road
o Ensure daily vehicle checks are completed and recorded

Mainly working Monday – Friday but to suit the needs of the business, shifts will vary according to driving assignments so flexibility will be required. You will be expected to work 2-3 nights out per week.

Training will be given to the successful applicants.

The Candidate
The role will suit a disciplined, self-motivated and reliable individual, a good team player willing to muck in and help across the business as and when needed. You must have…
o HGV Class 1 essential, CPC trained
o Use of banding equipment and pallet pump truck required
o Good understanding of HSE driving regulations / IOSH working safely
o FLT licence desirable but not essential
o High standards of Quality Control and attention to detail
o COSSH Awareness
o This is a customer-facing role so a friendly nature and good communication skills will be required

The Company
An International market leader in the industrial bakeware field. Offering an attractive salary plus benefits this is a fantastic opportunity to play a part in the continued success of a forward thinking and highly regarded business.

Coburg Banks Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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