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HGV Class 2 Driver

About the role: 

• Ensure that deliveries are made on time at the correct location and accurately

• Secure loads safely to minimise damage during transit

• Ensure the correct paperwork is issued to customers and that signed proof of delivery is received

• Comply with VOSA requirements and submit completed tachographs

• Collect from customers as requested by the Transport Manager goods for return

• Ensure that the Goods Inward (Returns) team are aware of all products returned to Langley

• Discuss routing of deliveries with Transport Manager to maximise drop potential whilst meeting customer requirements

• Liaise with loading teams to ensure axle weights are acceptable and that loads can be secured safely

• Assist the Transport & Operations Managers in carrying out other functions such as loading and site housekeeping. In quiet periods or at times of restricted vehicle availability carry out work within the warehouse as instructed by the Transport and Operations Managers.

• Work to company Health and safety standards and contribute to the continual development and implementation of policy

• Regularly clean bed of vehicle and inside the cab to a good level

• Communicate regularly and effectively with the transport office and both picking teams


Knowledge and Experience (Person Specification):

• HGV Licence – Level 1 (C+E)

• Clean Driving Licence

• Self motivated and capable of working un-supervised

• Good communication skills

• Driver CPC

• Highly motivated

• Organised with the ability to plan routes and prioritise effectively

• Knowledge of Health & Safety regulations


Other Criteria:

* Full UK driving licence

* Eligibility to work in the UK

* CPC (Driver Certification of Processional Competence)

* Digital Tacho Card

* Driving for minimum 2 years

Job Type: Full-time


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