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Class 2 Driver

DCR 1086

Our client, an established niche freight forwarding agent are looking for anexperienced Class 2 Driverto join our current Heathrow driving team.The role includes both long-distance driving due to the areas covered, as well as city drops daily.Currently based in Colnbrook, near Heathrow. 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 experience London/UK & South area knowledge
Full Time
Driving
Colnbrook
£28-32k basic, plus o/t
2021-03-16
2021-04-16
Zoë Calver or Tracey Di Valentine
01784 450 111 or 0203 2430077
info@divalentinecalver.co.uk

Contact Details

Essex: 0203 2430077
Heathrow: 01784 450 111
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