Position: Class I Driver for artic truck (LGV C+E) with full CPC
Location: Ridgmont, Bedford
Hours: 03:00 Saturday and Sunday, 12 hours per day, OR
08:00 Saturday and Sunday, 12 hours per day
Pay Rate: £18 per hour for LTD drivers
Our client is a multi-national logistics company operating since 1955, offering supply chain solutions to the food industry. On their behalf, we are looking to recruit two Class I artic truck drivers to join their on-site team for regular weekend trunking. 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 products to the customer's site adhering to their strict daily schedules. Your vehicle will be pre-loaded and you are not involved in the unloading upon arrival.
In this role you will be responsible for:
Trunking stock to three locations throughout the day
Forging and maintaining an excellent relationship with the client and their customer
Consistently providing exceptional customer service at all times
Carrying out a daily check on the vehicle, equipment and load for which you have responsibility and reporting any defects
Ensuring that the axle and gross weights are legally compliant
Familiarisation of routes to scheduled collection and delivery sites
Adherence to government regulations/legislations, including Working Time Directive and Drivers Hours
Ensuring load is securely strapped on the vehicle
Paperwork collation, POD usage and goods verification on collection and delivery
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 on return to site, via the completion of incident report form
Maintaining vehicle cleanliness
Maintaining a smart, professional appearance at all times when representing the company
Ensuring all scheduled deliveries are completed on time on a daily basis
Along with a passion for customer service, you will need to have:
Valid Class I driving licence, category C+E, held for a minimum of two years with commercial driving experience
Full CPC training and card
Digital Tacho Card
Working knowledge of digital tachos, WTD and Drivers Hours legislation
The ability to remain focused when driving for long periods
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
£15 per hour (PAYE); £18 per hour (LTD)
Up to 28 days holiday per annum (including Bank Holidays)
Maternity and paternity pay
Temporary to Permanent opportunity after 16 weeks
24 hour On-site Security
You need your own transport to access the site as public transport is very limited.
Please call Wendy and Kamil on 07484 513841/07484 516322 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.