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Class 2 Driver

DCR 1084

Class 2 Driver

Northern · Chesterfield, Sheffield

Our client, an established niche freight forwarding agent are looking for anexperienced Class 2 Driverto join our current driving team in the north of England, to assist with the smooth running of the transport department.The role includes both long-distance driving due to the areas covered, as well as city drops daily.Currently based in the Sheffield area, this role will move to our new Chesterfield depot June 2021. Working 45 hours per week, being 9 hours a day Monday to Friday, plus overtime when available.

The role ofClass 2 Driverwill involve, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Driving a variety of vehicles, mainly5t and 5.5t day-to-day, also 18t as required.
  • Complete collection and delivery of freight in line with company operating procedures.
  • Record driving hours and vehicle checks via a smart phone app.
  • Ensuring all goods are safely secured and paperwork is in order.
  • Keep allocated vehicle clean at all times and perform a vehicle defect report.
  • Check all freight collected and handed over is correct when loading/unloading vehicle.
  • Pack any freight to ensure it is suitable for either road or air freight.
  • Scan the POD’s as soon as delivery made and upload accurate information.
  • Communicate accurate information, via email or telephone, once collection has been made.
  • Support management to ensure that we are meeting the client needs.
  • Represent the company by demonstrating high levels of customer service and a smart appearance at all times.
  • Adhere to site security and health & safety regulations and report any breaches.
  • Liaise with various security companies when make certain deliveries/collections.
  • Undertake additional duties, or assist other members of staff, as may be reasonably requested by the Manager or Directors.

The knowledge, skills and experience required from ourDriversare:

Essential

  • Hold a full UK driving licence and HGV2 qualification.
  • Current CPC training and valid driver qualification card (DQC).
  • Experience of driving HGV vehicles and knowledge of driving hours.
  • Have a good knowledge of the English language both verbal and written.
  • Able to prioritise and organise own workload to tight deadline.
  • Able to use a smart phone.
  • Strong communication skills; the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues.
  • Be a team player in the transport team as well as working alongside all other members of staff.
  • Smart/professional appearance.

Desirable

  • Experience of transporting valuable goods.
  • Sound knowledge of the outlook app and POD Scanning app on the smart phone supplied.
  • Knowledge of the local area and Central London.

Due to the nature of the role, there are also a number of compulsory checks that must be carried out:

  1. A criminal record check - basic disclosure, carried out by the Disclosure & Barring Service.
  2. A full 5 year reference history, with any gaps in employment scrutinised and accounted for.
  3. A driving licence check.
class 2/logistics/local to chesterfield/steady 5 yr check/no criminal record
Full Time
Driving
Sheffield
£24-26000
2021-03-11
2021-04-12
Zoë Calver or Tracey Di Valentine
01784 450 111 or 0203 2430077
info@divalentinecalver.co.uk

Contact Details

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Heathrow: 01784 450 111
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