Class 1 Driver (Nights)

Heron Foods
11 Jun 2017
11 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Class 1 Driver (Nights) 

Heron Foods are a family owned market leading food retailer based in the East Riding of Yorkshire dedicated to bringing their customers the very best value in frozen chilled and grocery products. The first store opened in Hull in 1979 and they now operate from over 240 stores, trading throughout the North of England and the Midlands and have over 2,500 employees. 

Position: Class 1 Shunter (Nights) 
Location: Melton, East Yorkshire, HU14 3Hj 
Job type: Full time, Permanent 
Hours: 40 hours over 5 days, 10pm-6am, 
Salary: £12.89 per hour plus: £1000 Accident Free Bonus 
Benefits: 28 days (Including Bank Holidays) 

Closing date: 10-10-2017 

About the role: 

The Class 1 Driver will ensure the re-cycling material within the three stores are removed to the bailing plant in a timely manner and that steel cages are shunted to the appropriate bays when required. You will also provide assistance with the loading of second runs if / when required. 


- Provide warehouse support through cleaning / picking / unloading / marshalling of orders and shop supplies 
- Ensure that empty pallet storage area is kept tidy 
- Load collecting vehicles with empty pallets 
- Moving and changing vehicles / Trailers around for preparation for loading 
- Empty all wagons of steel, rubbish and quilts 
- Liaise with the transport department regarding pick up of drivers or delivery of wagons to the garage 
- Keeping work areas tidy including yard; cleaning of trailers inside and out 
- Loading of wagons. goods inwards and occasional picking 
- Occasional stock pick-ups and shop deliveries 
- Reporting damage and misuse of the equipment 
- Work to drivers rules and regulations 

Essential skills: 

- Demonstrable experience driving a Class 1 vehicle 
- CPC driving certificate and a DIGI Tacho card 
- Full and current Class 1 C+E driving licence, maximum of 6 points allowed (with no convictions pending) 
- Knowledge of driving laws and regulations 
- Able to communicate and clearly follow written and verbal instructions; able to lift and manoeuvre medium to heavy loads 

Desirable skills: 

- Previous experience within a multi drop driving role 
- Retail experience desirable but not essential 
- Previous experience 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. 

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