Driver

Full TIme, Permanent
Witham
Posted 4 months ago

Market 36 Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Driver (7.5t) for our client based in Witham on a permanent basis.

 

The Company has invested in a new position to support the logistics departing in ensuring we deliver on time and in full to all UK wide customers.

 

 

Key skill requirements:

  • Carry out daily vehicle checks as required using correct documentation in accordance with Company policy and process.
  • Inform Directors of any defects as soon as possible.
  • Establish, develop, and maintain positive customer relationships
  • Ensure compliance with relevant Road Transport Legislation using analogue and digital tachograph equipment and relevant company reporting procedures.
  • Ensure time sheets are accurate with all relevant information, identifying breaks and driving / duty times accordingly and compliant with Driver hours etc.
  • Inform Directors of any incidents that occur or amendments to personal documentation affecting licensing compliance as soon as practical.
  • Carry out daily tasks as designated in a timely manner.
  • Achieve all reasonable delivery and collection requests as designated by the Directors within Road Transport Legislation, using overtime when required.
  • Confirm to company issued work wear and PPE during work hours.
  • To work to a satisfactory standard of company agreed efficiencies.
  • To use vehicles and associated equipment in accordance with procedures and training, in a health and safety compliant manner reporting any safety issues to the Directors.
  • Communicate with customers and suppliers in a professional courteous manner, carrying out any reasonable requests within practical time limits and not breaching health & safety legislation
  • Carry out any reasonable additional activities that the company require including internal and external training.
  • Driving duties will require overnight stays away from home due to long distance driving (i.e. Scotland). There is recompense for these overnight stays which are paid per our company policy.
  • On days where driving is not required, duties will include working in the factory or keeping the yard and vehicles clean and tidy.
  • All employees may on occasions be reasonably requested to undertake assignments that may fall outside of their normal working hours. In this context employees may be reasonably required to undertake work not defined in the principal accountabilities of this job description.
  • Any other duties that may be required to meet the needs of the Company‚Äôs business

 

Ideally the candidate will have the following experience:

  • Driving Experience, including a Full UK Driving licence (inc. 7.5 tonne vehicles)
  • Must be Driver Certificate of Professional Competence qualified (Driver CPC qualification for professional lorry drivers)
  • Good navigation and communication skills
  • Demonstrable flexible, adaptable, and positive approach to prioritising tasks and working under-pressure to meet tight deadlines.
  • Autonomous but also a team player
  • Proven ability to build relationships with suppliers and customers

 

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week.

 

In return our client offers a competitive salary.

 

Market 36 Recruitment Ltd cover a variety of sectors including Commercial, Industrial, Engineering, and Property/Estate Agency as well as many more. We take pride on building strong working relationships with local employers and candidates.

 

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