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Salary: £28,477 to £0 per annum + benefits Position: Full Time Location: Bradford
Posted: Last Thursday at 5:19 PM Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:

This is an opportunity for an energetic and committed individual to join an exciting and passionate organisation. For the right individual this will be a chance to make a difference in delivering exceptional service and great customer care in a business that is truly committed to it’s clients, employees and the community.

Our HGV Drivers do more than a ‘driving job’. It’s about ensuring our customers get the best impression of our organisation. You are the ‘face’ of our business, not just our delivery driver.

It’s all about making a good impression with your appearance, manner and the look of your vehicle. Ensuring goods are delivered in a first class condition, completing all necessary paperwork and above all, leaving everyone you meet with a really positive impression of you and our business.

  • Supervise the loading of the vehicle so that products are safely loaded and secured to minimise chances of damage.
  • Ensure with Contract Manager and 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 Contract Manager.
  • Check goods off with Customers and obtain signature and print.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Handle customer issues on delivery effectively and contact Contract 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.
  • 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 Contract Manager.
  • Attend essential training in order to carry out the driver role.
  • To provide support in the Yard as required by the Contract Manager.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures, to include the Company Standards of Performance and Health and Safety Policy.

Physical Demands:

  • Loading and unloading of goods from vehicles.
  • Stacking of goods onto pallets from storage bays.
  • Stacking of empty pallets.
  • Coupling and uncoupling of trailers
  • Opening and closing of vehicle curtains
  • Education and Experience:
  • Basic numeracy & literacy. Must have at least two years HGV driving experience, hold a reasonably clean driving licence and a current drivers qualification card.

You may be asked to carry out other reasonable duties as required from time to time in line with the needs of the business.

Benefits

• Minimum of 20 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays • Birthday off work • Additional holidays reflective of service • Ability to buy and sell holidays • Company healthcare scheme • Provision of a gym facility for all employees • Driver medicals fully funded by company • Driver CPC provided every year • Milestone service bonus • Employee events • Employee Value of the Month Award • Welcome pack for new employees • Cycle to work scheme • Enhanced maternity/ paternity leave • Volunteer work in the community • Supporting local community club Bradford City • Free Vend Friday

Essential Skills:

High levels of Health and Safety standards.Numerate and literate.Current CPC.Excellent verbal communication.Ability to communicate effectively with Customers and Co-Workers.Diligent attention to detail.Ability to work under pressure.Flexibility.Good geographical knowledge across the UK.Previous experience of curtainside vehicles2 years Class 1 experience

Desired Skills

None

About Company:

Expect Distribution is a fast paced, expanding business specializing in warehousing, contract logistics and UK palletised distribution based just outside of Bradford and easy accessible via the M62. With around 310 employees and plans to expand this year, we are proud to remain a family owned business with a strong ethos on community. We are the recipient of a number of awards including the Rospa Gold Award 2018, 2019 Bradford Means Business 2018, Motor Transport Awards for Business Excellence (2017),Safety in Operation (2018), Haulier of the Year (2020), Palletline Safety Awards (2016) and Environmental Award (2016) and the UKWA Award (2019).

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