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Class 1 HGV/CE Driver

Salary: From £16 to £24.33 per annum PAYE and Umbrella options available
Location: Daventry
Company: merlin Supply Chain Solutions
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Due to continued growth we are looking for dynamic and professional HGV/LGV/C+E/Class 1 Drivers, to work out of Daventry. We offer market leading rates of pay as well as an opportunity to undergo further training and development.

We have opportunities available for candidates looking to obtain HGV licences or people looking to upskill to HGV/C+E/Class 1.

Also, candidates with little to no experience will also be considered.

Shifts available: 4 on x 4 off AM start time (+Additional shifts available)

Main responsibilities as a HGV/LGV/C+E/Class 1 driver will include:

• Accountable for understanding and adherence to the route books/ schedule

• Accountable for ensuring the correct load & paperwork is on board

• Responsible for ensuring the tractor & trailer unit are road legal

• Responsible for filling in the check sheets and report any defects to transport managers

• Responsible for logging defects into the defect books

• Responsible for informing the depot if they are running late or held up in store

• Responsible for the accurate completion of all fields of the Tachograph - legal requirement

• Responsible for taking breaks according to legislation to avoid infringements- legal requirement

• Responsible for the safe unloading of goods at store

• Responsible for the correct use of the ‘driver tab’ (Telematic consol) according to their training and to complete all fields accordingly including but not limited to: pre-brief, vehicle check, record journey start and end times, use of co-pilot, create e-pods

• To act responsibly on the road at all times and to drive fuel efficiently

• Ensuring load is safe to take out

Health & Safety - commitment to safety

• Cooperation in implementing the Health and Safety policy for the site

• Act diligently in the course of their employment with due care to the Health and Safety

• Cooperate fully within the Company and with others in meeting and maintaining legislative requirements

• Attend any Health and Safety training sessions or meetings as required by the Company

• Work as trained with regard to all tasks undertaken within their role

• Not interfere with or misuse any equipment provided on site or within the vehicle in the interests of the Health and Safety

• Report any working conditions in respect of equipment or working practices to their supervisor if the contravene a respect for the Health and Safety

Key Performance Indicators:

Customer Focus

• Ability to understand key customers/stakeholders, engage with customers/stakeholders to create effective relationships


• Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and displays quality working relationships with colleagues and/or customers

Integrity & Commitment

• Ability to articulate EV Cargo Logistics values and work in ways which strive to achieve the values. Dedicated to over achievement of goals and objectives in all tasks

Drive & Enthusiasm

• Energetic approach to achieving the requirements of the role. Impacts positively on profitability and growth of the business

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• Understands the range of communication styles and methods to suit the audience. Effective in written and verbal communications with all colleagues. Demonstrates positive interpersonal skills

Time Management

• Ability to plan and prioritise his or her work effectively, coordinate different elements of the work and, where appropriate, delegate


• CPC (Driver)

Requirements to join us as a HGV/LGV/C+E/Class 1 driver:

• No more than 6 points on your licence (no DR, DD or IN codes)

• Have a current Digital Tachograph card and Drivers CPC Card

• Full understanding of tachograph legislation

• Ability to demonstrate the highest level of professionalism

In return, we offer:

• Ongoing risk management support

• Competitive rates of pay

• Free uniform

• Further training and development

• Regular work

• New vehicles

For further info or to register your interest please apply and one of our team will contact you!

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