HGV/LGV Driver

LARGE GOODS VEHICLE DRIVER (IDEALLY WITH HIAB) (PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS A HGV DRIVER / LGV DRIVER – MILTON KEYNES - Competitive salary  +31 days annual leave + £1,000 bonus after 6 months and another £1,000 after 12 months + Permanent Contract + Guaranteed Hours + No late eveningsWhen joining our client as a driver, you’ll be joining a close-knit team and starting more than just a job.You’ll be working with people who love what they do and care for each other.

Our clients branch teams are a bit like a family, there’s plenty of camaraderie and you’ll be a key member of the branch.Our clients drivers are the vital link between the branches and customers.

You’ll be the face of the branch and build long-standing relationships with many people in the surrounding area.

Your deliveries will usually be local drops to returning customers, with no late nights.And that’s the difference when you drive for our client.

They want their drivers to be able to enjoy their evenings.

Whether you like spending time with your family, at the gym or with your friends, whatever you do, your evening is yours.

You also won’t be expected to drive long-haul or spend your nights sleeping in your cab and they promise you set contracted hours, so you have certainty of your income every month.

You’ll be offered a permanent contract and all the good stuff that comes with it.

Guaranteed contracted hours, 31 days paid annual leave (including Bank Holidays) and a lump sum of £1,000 after 6 months and another £1,000 after 12 months.

There’s also a company bonus scheme, a generous staff discount scheme and a company-pension scheme.What’s more, there’s no need to worry if you need to top up your CPC hours or you don’t have a HIAB licence.

They will give you the time to complete your training and will pay for it too.Celebrating 20 years of growth in the UK, our client has grown and developed from a small independent business into a national giant representing some of the UK’s leading builders and plumbers merchants.Our client employ approximately 2300 brilliant people and we work from around 145 branches around the UKOur clients Group's portfolio of businesses incorporates a number of market leading brands within the building and plumbing industry.THE ROLEThe provision of a timely, friendly and dependable delivery service to our clients customers.

Act as an ambassador of our clients business, working as part of a team ensuring that our clients customers’ expectations are not just met, but exceeded.As a Driver, you will be delivering building materials to building sites and homes, as well as re-loading your vehicle back at the branch and completing regular vehicle checksKey Responsibilities: To:
Provide an efficient, timely and dependable delivery service.Drive the HGV/LGV on pre planned routesUndertake manual loading on and off vehicles.Ensure that the vehicle is road worthy by carrying out appropriate checks on a routine basis.Ensure that the vehicle, crane or forklift is driven and maintained in an appropriate and courteous manner and in line with legislation, health and safety guidelines and company policy.Report any vehicle, crane or forklift defects immediately to line/branch manager.Ensure that tachograph and other essential documents are completed in a timely and efficient manner.Build effective working relationships with customers acting as an ambassador for the clients business.Responsible for ensuring all orders are correctly loaded onto the vehicle in line with health and safety procedures and proper documentation is completed prior to departure in order that goods can be tracked.Ensure that delivery notes have correct signatures as per company policy.Actively safeguard against theft of company goods or property by being security conscious at all times.To perform any other duties as may be deemed necessary or as may be required by the company.Working from the Milton Keynes branch with deliveries in the local area (no long haul or nights!!)
As a Large Good Vehicle Driver you MUST have a current Class 2 (Category C) LGV licence AND experience of a similar roleA current Driver Qualification Card (DQC) is essential.Ideally Lorry Loader (HIAB) licence and experience, However this is not essential as training can be givenYou should be prepared to use initiative when delivering orders to ensure that the customer’s needs are met whilst not compromising health and safety regulations.Should be willing to be flexible in duties undertaken e.g.

warehouse duties, as and when required.Be naturally curious to spot those sales opportunitiesLive within a commutable distance to the Milton Keyn branch.
A Competitive Basic Salary£1,000 bonus after 6 months and another £1,000 after 12 months23 days annual leave +  statutory daysCompany bonus schemeA contributory pension schemeA fantastic discounted shopping websiteA generous staff discount schemeA range of training and development programmes to help you progress your career
Follow us on twitter @ awconsultingltdIn respect to the above role(s), Anderson Wright Consulting Ltd operates as an Employment AgencyLARGE GOODS VEHICLE DRIVER (IDEALLY WITH HIAB) (PREVIOUSLY KNOWN AS A HGV DRIVER / LGV DRIVER – MILTON KEYNES - Competitive salary  +31 days annual leave + £1,000 bonus after 6 months and another £1,000 after 12 months + Permanent Contract + Guaranteed Hours + No late evenings

  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: Competitive Basic & Excellent Benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Anderson Wright Consulting Ltd
  • Posted: 26-Aug-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com