HGV Class 1 Driver (s) (Food / Supermarket)

Recruiter
Heron Foods
Location
Meltonby
Salary
£31000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
HGV Class 1 Driver (s) (Food / Supermarket) 

Heron Foods are a family owned food retailer based in the East Riding of Yorkshire dedicated to bringing their customers the very best value in frozen chilled and grocery products. There first store opened in Hull in 1979 and they now operate from 235 stores, trading throughout the North of England and the Midlands. 

Position: HGV Class 1 Driver 
Location: Jackson Way, Melton, East Yorkshire 
Job type: Full time, Permanent 
Hours: Average of 40 hours per week (Shift Pattern 5 days on 3 days off ) 
Salary: £31,000.00 Salary plus: £1000 Accident Free Bonus 
Benefits: 28 days ( Including Bank Holidays) 

Closing date: 30-06-2017 

ROLE: 
Heron Foods are now looking to hire Class 1 Driver (s) to distribute products promptly and effectively to over 240 of their stores throughout the North and Midlands, in a professional, safe and friendly manner. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
a) Undertake multi drop deliveries including the unloading of frozen chilled and ambient products to their stores. 
b) Collect stock on behalf of Heron and deliver to site. 
c) Responsible for the collection of empty pallets, steel and cardboard from the stores to be returned to the distribution centre. 
d) Map and follow scheduled delivery routes safely and responsibly whilst managing time effectively to ensure deadlines are met. 
e) Complete daily vehicle checks. 
f) Maintain good working order of company vehicles and any equipment on board, ensuring any damage or faults to the vehicle are reported. 
g) Comply with all transport laws and regulations (VOSA). 
h) Observe and comply with Company rules, policies and procedures at all times and reporting any witnessed breach. 
i) Ensure all relevant documentation is complete in accordance with company procedures and standards. 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS / EXPERIENCE: 
a) Full and current Class 1 C+E driving licence, maximum of 6 points allowed (with no convictions pending). 
b) Must hold a DIGI tacho card. 
c) Previous experience driving a Class 1 vehicle. 
d) Knowledge of driving laws and regulations. 
e) Able to communicate and clearly follow written and verbal instructions; able to lift and manoeuvre medium to heavy loads. 

DESIRABLE SKILLS / EXPERIENCE: 
a) Previous experience within a multi drop driving role and using a tail lift. 

You may have experience of the following: Driver, HGV, Distribution, Heavy Goods Vehicle, HGV Driver, Class 1 Driver, Logistics, Warehouse, Transport, Retail, C+E Driver, FMCG, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Lorry Driver, etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK`s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, and we confirm that we will gladly accept applications from persons of any age for this role