HGV Class 1 Driver & Demonstrator

dh Logistics Appointments
£9 - £11 p hour + OT
02 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
HGV Class 1 Driver & Demonstrator
Warrington (WA2)
Full Time, Permanent
£9-£11/hr + OT
Over time; Mon - Fri T+ ½ 5, Sat: T+ ½ for 4 hours then double time over 4 hours, Sunday and bank holidays: double time.
Nights out: £25.50 (tax exempt)

We are recruiting for a HGV Class 1 Driver & Demonstrator who will serve our clients diverse customer network through long and short distance deliveries with multiple collects and deliveries.

Working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday with OT available and the occasional nights out.

Since our clients' entry into the material handling industry, our client has earned a reputation as a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment.
Our client designs and manufactures forklift components, including key parts like motors, drive units, and electronic modules. Quality and performance are the foundation of our clients' success. Since our clients' inception, our clients' company culture has always been about people performing and working as a team to ensure that quality is built into every forklift truck our client makes.

The role
This is an exciting, customer facing, hands-on, physical role and you will need a high degree of self-motivation and commitment.

Delivering a brand specific experience, handing over Company trucks in a professional manner to the client explaining control and features etc. and ensure all relevant paperwork is signed.

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
  • Deliver excellent customer service.
  • From checking load items, security and all necessary security equipment, paperwork and fuel cards are on board prior to leaving the depot.
  • To collect and/or deliver products to and from clients across the UK.
  • Inspection of trucks on delivery and collection.
  • Provide product knowledge and give assistance to customer.
  • Nights out will be required in line with, the business needs.

Essential Criteria:
  • 2 years minimum experience driving Class 1 vehicle
  • Skill, safe and confident driver
  • Digital tachograph experience
  • Good geographical knowledge
  • CPC
  • Good knowledge and understanding of handling heavy goods
  • Be capable of lifting and moving large packaging safely
  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • An adaptive and flexible approach to work
  • Good level of numeracy and literacy

It is preferable but not essential that you have:
  • Preferably be RTITB or ITSARR accredited to drive forklifts
  • ADR awareness
  • Previous forklift/material handling experience preferred

In return our client is offering a competitive salary, over time and excellent range of employee benefits:
  • Company pension plan.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • Excellent discount scheme with access to the best perks from some of the UK's biggest brands. This includes (but is not limited to):
  • Free mobile phone insurance
  • Breakdown cover
  • Up to 8% off at UK supermarkets.
  • Free Tastecard to enjoy 2 for 1 and 50% off your bill in more than 6,500 restaurants nationwide.
  • A free movie a month.
  • Great price cinema tickets at Odeon, Vue, and Cineworld.

Apply Now with an up to date CV for consideration

This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959440404