Class 1 HGV Driver

Name of the position: Class 1 HGV Driver
Job type: Full-time
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Area: Milton Keynes
Reference ID: HGV-Class1-VMC

The Role

  • Use navigation apps and knowledge of area to deliver trailers to fulfilment centres
  • Interact with stakeholders in a professional manner
  • Complete daily walk around checks on vehicle and report any issues
  • No loading or unloading required.
  • Must be able to work weekends

Shift Patterns

  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Shift length: 12 hours
  • Permanent role – Full time
  • 5 Days per week
  • Plus overtime

Truck Driver Benefits

  • Driver is not required to assist with any unloading/loading.
  • Driving from RDC to working with boxed trailers only, so no curtains to strap up.
  • Clean easy work, with no handball or pump truck use; you only open box trailer doors.
  • Flexible Working hours.
  • 28 days paid holidays.
  • On-site Parking.
  • Over time available each week.
  • We have access to the latest truck technology both on safety and sustainability.
  • There is a great culture of inclusivity and support for diversity.

HGV Driver Requirements

  • Have a Valid Driving License with category C+E (HGV class 1).
  • Hold a UK Driver DQC (Blue Card) – Drivers CPC.
  • Have 35hrs of Driver Professional Competence.
  • Have a Digital Tachograph / Smart Chip Card.
  • Be able to speak & read English satisfactorily.
  • Have a maximum of 6 penalty points on Driver’s License
  • Successfully interviewed drivers will be required to pass drug and alcohol & criminal
  • records background checks by Her Majesty’s Government authorities, and external reference agencies.

HGV Driver Responsibilities

  • Interact with our clients in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Complete daily walk around checks on trucks/trailers
  • Ensure Drivers Hours and Working Time Regulations are fully compliant.
  • Keep in contact with the Transport Manager regarding delays to destinations
  • Help develop new and better practices for the rest of your driver team, by providing feedback about jobs to the business, so we may do better, and help you the driver.
  • Keep trucks clean and tidy inside and out (we will help with top quality supplies).
  • There is a great culture of inclusivity, development and support here, VMC Haulage looks forward to your application.

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