LGV Driver (Class 1/C+E License) Hours: 40 across Monday-Friday Only Sector: Packaging distribution Location: Lincolnshire across Midlands & Northern Region Package: Basic salary £25,000 plus benefits & other excellent PLC company benefits
The Company Macfarlane Group PLC is the UK’s largest packaging distributor, and we are seeking to urgently hire an experienced HGV Driver (with Class 1 license) to deliver products on behalf of our manufacturing site based in Grantham, Lincolnshire across the Midlands, and some of the Northern Region. As a business, we are passionate about providing fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions augmented by outstanding customer service. As a Group we are continuing to grow significantly and always keen to attract talented new individuals to our business.
The LGV Class 1 Driver role An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced LGV Class 1 Driver to join our business. We welcome applications from motivated and enthusiastic individuals who are genuinely customer focused, genuine team-players with good interpersonal and communication skills, coupled with a flexible approach and strong work ethic. Our drivers work 40 hours a week across Monday to Friday only (no weekends). You will be working as an integral part of our regional logistics team, undertaking general logistics duties (including some assistance within the warehouse itself) and regular customer deliveries across the wider local region.
LGV Class 1 Driver Key Duties Reporting to the logistics manager, key duties and responsibilities of the role include:
Multiple customer deliveries in the local region (average of 1-15 drops daily) Drive Company vehicles and operate Company equipment in a safe and professional manner in accordance with Company policies, procedures and legislation
Provide a professional driving service, to meet and exceed expectations of our customers ensuring customer service Experience level agreements are maintained
Comply with the vehicle security and standing procedure at all times
Carry out vehicle and auxiliary equipment checks prior to the operation of any vehicle, reporting any defects immediately
Report any delivery issues or exceptions in a timely manner
On return to site, you will report to the Logistics Manager or Supervisor for full debrief
This role ability to self-manage and use initiative for solving problems.
Responsible for the Health and Safety of themselves and others, adhering to safe working practices and the Health & Safety at Work Act, including accident, incident, and damage reporting
Do you have the correct profile? Firstly, you must be an experienced commercial LGV Driver with a Class 1/C+E License, (no more than 6 points), hold a valid Digital Tachograph Card & hold a valid Driver CPC Card and be able to evidence at least one year’s experience of commercial LGV driving. You will be experienced with tachograph and familiar with WTD Legislation (working time directive). It is imperative that you have a strong work-ethic with a flexible ‘can do’ attitude (including ability to be flexible to a degree with start/finish times if required occasionally). Also crucial is a strong customer-focus with the ability to interact positively with our customers daily when making your drops (acting as an ambassador for Macfarlane). As a team player you will also be happy to assist with general warehouse duties on occasions alongside your core driver responsibilities.
The Package In return we offer a competitive basic starting salary a flexible employee benefits scheme that includes: up to 33 days annual leave (*includes all bank holidays and service increase after five years) & contributory pension scheme. Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximizing every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.
Next Steps This is an extremely urgent appointment whereby shortlisted applicants can therefore expect to be invited swiftly for interview at our Grantham site. We are hoping to find someone who can start with us ASAP. To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. Please note that all shortlisted candidates can expect to hear back from us within five working days of making their application. If you do not therefore hear back within that timeframe, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.
NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE
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