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Class 2 Driver

Closing date
4 Dec 2021

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Travel, Leisure & Tourism
Contract Type
Full Time
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Class 2 Driver
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
£32,600 per annum Plus Benefits including Pension, BUPA Medical Cash Plan, Life Assurance, 20 Days' Holiday (increasing with length of service)

This is an amazing opportunity to help make a difference and save the planet by making a positive impact in a ground-breaking business who truly put safety at the heart of everything they do and have big plans for the future.

Our client is on a mission to help protect the planet, working together with thousands of foodservice businesses to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by hundreds and thousands of tonnes. They are now looking for a Class 2 Driver to join their team and help them to continue to do things the right way for customers, colleagues and the planet.

With over 1,000 colleagues in multiple sites nationwide delivering excellence performance, they supply premium cooking oils, and collect organic waste, which is then converted into bio-methane, electricity, heat and organic fertiliser. They offer the human touch with local, community-based depots which seek to give back to those communities every chance they get.

Within a diverse and inclusive environment, you will have the chance to contribute to their H&S culture and help them maintain their reputation for operational excellence.

As a Class 2 Driver based in the Wakefield depot, you will be a fundamental part of our client's team, enabling them to continue with their mission to serve the planet, a purpose they care strongly about and are committed to.

Why join our client?

- You'll have the opportunity to make a difference, help them to become more successful and deliver more benefits to the environment
- They're growing and so will you be able to develop your own career
- They provide opportunities for you to develop your career, they encourage continuous learning and pride themselves on promoting from within
- Help them achieve even more amazing things

What do they expect of each other?

- That everyone acts like owners of this growing business
- Everyone collaborates to enable the business to be the best it can be - especially when it comes to safety and wellbeing!
- They are committed to making food sustainable and ensuring that nothing is wasted so they encourage their colleagues to come forward with their ideas
- Focus on the things that matter and approach every situation proactively and with agility

This is the role that's on offer for the right person:

- You'll provide a friendly, professional service and ensure that customers enjoy a first-class experience
- Visiting catering establishments and other customers, you will spend some days delivering bins and collecting food waste and other days delivering premium cooking oil and collecting used cooking oil
- As well as using state-of-the-art handheld technology to record your volumes, you will also be responsible for keeping your modern vehicle clean

What is our client looking for? As you can imagine, you'll need a broad range of personal skills to succeed, but they don't expect you to have everything from the start! They will coach, train and support you, it's more important that you have the right interpersonal skills and the intelligence to grasp their business and take them forward.

They will be looking for:

- A class 2 driving licence without any DR10 or IN10 (or equivalent) licence offence codes and no more than 6 points
- Experience with digital tacho cards
- Customer-facing experience

Ideal candidates will have experience in a multi-drop, delivery or collection role, but this is not essential. Experience in the waste industry would also be beneficial, as would a CPC qualification, but our client is happy to help with this!

As the role can involve moving and carrying weights more than 20kg, our client will provide manual handling training and medical screening to the successful candidate.

So, if you're seeking your next challenge as a Class 2 Driver, please apply via the button shown.

Other organisations may call this role Multi-Drop Driver, LGV Driver, C+E Driver, LGV C Driver, Delivery Driver, Multi-Drop Delivery Driver, HGV Driver, Goods Vehicle Driver, Class II Driver, or Tanker Driver.
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