HGV Driver

We are looking for a licensed HGV Driver who will be responsible for the safe and timely delivery of goods and other articles of trade to our customers. This is a short-term contract of 4 weeks. The successful candidates must be able to drive category C1 or C2 or the relevant qualifications for certain sized trucks, a clean Class 1 or Class 2 Driving Licence, current CPC Card, Counter Balance and Moffett Licence.

Key Responsibilities:
• Transport products to our customers throughout the UK.
• Inspect vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and report any issues at the earliest opportunity.
• Liaise and verify instructions and schedules for deliveries and collections with the Despatch Department.
• Ensure all goods are loaded and unloaded in a safe and secure manner at all times.
• Ability to load and unload single and multiple drops in the agreed delivery order.
• Document and log work/rest periods and kilometres spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts on a weekly timesheet. Download your taco card as per regulations.
• Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures.
• Maneuver vehicle into loading and unloading positions safely.
• Collect and verify delivery instructions
• Report defects accidents or violations

Personal Specification:

• A minimum of 1 year proven work experience as a Truck Driver
• All current medical and other regulatory documentation
• Hands on experience with electronic equipment and software (GPS, AVL and CB etc.)
• Ability to drive long hours and travel regularly including availability for overnight away from home journeys.
• Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and regulations
• No recent moving or driving violations
• Adaptability and foresight to handle unexpected situations (traffic, weather conditions etc)
• Willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations
• Valid truck driving licence
• Fork Lift and Moffatt Current Licence

Our client is based between Grantham and Nottingham on the A52.

The remuneration for this is £32,000 (on a pro-rata basis) with an immediate start available.

For more information about this position please contact Sarah Woulds by email sarah.woulds@rrgroup.co.uk or call 01476 567111

Reflect Recruitment Group is operating as Employment Agency under the Employment Agencies Act 1973.

Job Reference

J7586

Location

Grantham

Consultant

Sarah Woulds

"Very good agency with friendly staff and no messing about.. Got me a great job that lead to a contract. I would recommend reflect recruitment to anyone looking for work."

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