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Job Title :
HGV Class 2 Driver 
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Posted :
23/08/2017 16:33:53 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England 
Benefits :
 
Salary :
Competitive Salary + benefits 
Security :
Other 
Description :

Our client is an award winning drinks supplier, offering their customers an unrivalled product range of more than 4,000 drinks. They strive to be a trusted partner to a nationwide customer base of hotels, restaurants, bars, pubs and clubs, and they are looking for a HGV Class 2 Driver to promote this.

The Class 2 Driver position offers the opportunity to work within a friendly team in a national business. As the face of the Company, you will be relied upon to deliver orders to customers in a courteous and efficient manner. You will be supported by a Driver’s Mate who will help you unload deliveries, act as a banksman, as well as organise paperwork and route plan where required.

Applications from personnel with Military backgrounds are strongly encouraged.


Duties will include:

  • Delivering orders to customers in a courteous and efficient manner as tasked
  • Completing all customer paperwork as directed and ensuring compliance with Optrak delivery schedules where applicable.
  • Keeping all vehicles in good order and to carry out daily vehicle inspections as per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Ensuring full compliance with Tachograph legislation for both Digi and Analogue equipped vehicles.
  • Advising and assist with the loading and unloading of vehicles according to depot working practices.
  • Completing all paperwork and administration required accurately, including the responsibility where necessary, for cash collection in accordance with SOPs.
  • Recording, collecting and returning to the depot all empties, returns and damages placing them in the correct locations as directed.
  • Ensuring that the vehicle is maintained in a roadworthy condition & all defects are reported daily.
  • Some warehouse duties

Person Specification:

  • Have HGV Class 2 Driver experience, especially in a multi-drop environment.
  • Have at least a Class 2 HGV Drivers’ licence.
  • Have manual handling experience in a busy working environment.
  • Be happy taking initiative to solve problems and working with minimal supervision at times,
  • Be able to impress with your high standards - most importantly you take pride in working safely.
  • Possess time management skills and be able to meet targets
  • Be physically able to carry out duties e.g. load and unload kegs and cases of products
  • Ideally you will also have good knowledge of the local area, so you will already have the lay of the land.

Salary: Competitive Salary

Location: Shepton Mallet

Benefits package:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 26 days annual leave + bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work schemes
  • On-site parking
  • On-site canteen

Job type: Permanent full-time or part-time position.



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