LGV Driver

£16000 - £18000 per annum
11 Jan 2018
08 Feb 2018
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Full Time 37.5 hours - Permanent - 7.30am - 3.30pm Monday - Friday

This company is a volume importer based in Manchester, a leading supplier of stationery and children's craft items with over 30 years experience supplying leading supermarkets and multiple retailers. As seen in many of the largest retail grocers, this company also specialises in designing its own products under its brand name. They have success throughout the UK and Europe and have offices across the world.

They are looking to employee a LGV Driver, to drive a HGV vehicle, delivering goods to customers.

Category C, Class 2 licence is essential and experience of multi-drop deliveries beneficial.
Current CPC essential.

Key responsibilities and accountability:

- Supervise the loading of the vehicle so that products are safely loaded and secured to minimise chances of damage.
- Ensure with Loader that the load is correct against the customers' orders.
- Ensure that on arrival the delivery is safe to make and respect customer's property; if in doubt, consult with customer and/or Transport Manager, and use disclaimers if necessary.
- Check goods off with Customers and obtain signature and print.
- If any errors mark ticket accordingly and consult with Transport Manager/Branch Manager or Sales Assistant as appropriate.
- Provide excellent customer service.
- Handle customer issues on delivery effectively and avoid getting over-involved in discussion. Contact Transport Manager/Branch Manager for assistance if required.
- Carry out multi-drop deliveries in a timely and safe manner.
- Drive the vehicle safely and in accordance with the law.
- Drive within the tachograph law and driver hours limits.
- Look after the vehicle and ensure that it is not subjected to unnecessary damage.
- Maintain the cleanliness of the driving cab.
- Comply with fuel directives from the Operations Department.
- Ensure accidents are kept to a minimum.
- Report any accidents as soon as possible and in compliance with the company's accident reporting procedure.
- Complete vehicle daily inspection sheet and give to Warehouse Manager.
- Be aware of the vehicle inspection rota for servicing and MOT and bring to the Warehouse Managers/.
- Attend essential training to carry out the driver role.
- To provide support in the Warehouse as/if required by the Warehouse Manager
- Adhere to all company policies and procedures, to include the Company Dress Code Policy, Standards of Performance Policy and Health and Safety Policy

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