Class 1 OR 2 HGV Driver

Class 1 OR 2 HGV Driver

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Class 1 OR 2 HGV Driver to work from our site in Thurrock.

Hours of work are 5:30am to 4:45pm Monday to Friday.

The Role is to:

  • Carry out driving & related duties involved with the carriage of goods to & from Kloeckner client locations. Ensuring driving is carried out in a safe & efficient manner, in full compliance with road traffic regulations.
  • To oversee the safe unloading of vehicles at customer premises, ensuring Proofs of Delivery are signed & returned without delay.
  • To check the load security & weight distribution according to latest safe working practices before setting out & after each drop.
  • As required, & appropriately trained, works mobile equipment to load &/or unload vehicles.
  • Follows best practices for fuel efficient driving.
  • Participates in Ten Commandments continuous improvement activities (TPM, 5S, etc).
  • Actively takes responsibility for keeping vehicle clean & tidy.
  • Is proactive in identifying potential health & safety hazards in the workplace.
  • Ensures vehicles are in safe condition, with daily checks correctly completed before use, & are operated in a safe manner.

As required accurately updates documentation relating to the carriage of products.

Relevant Skills

  • Full DCPC
  • Used to working in a flexible, results oriented, team environment.
  • Drivers are required to fulfil 35 hours of training for their DCPC
  • Has worked in warehousing or distribution business.
  • HGV driving skills (& licensed to the appropriate vehicle class).
  • Able to read written instructions & record accurately work carried out.
  • Understanding and experience of EHS requirements, in a warehouse or distribution environment.

The Company and Benefits:

Kloeckner Metals are one of the largest stockholder & distributor in its field in the UK and Ireland, and a key member of the larger parent group. We are also one of the leading service centre companies in the European and American markets combined.

As well as a competitive salary we also offer an attractive benefits package which include:

• Contributory Pension
• Long Service Awards
• Discount cards for shops and restaurants
• Gym & Health Club discounts
• Holiday Trading
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Lease Cars by Salary Sacrifice
• Life Assurance

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