HGV Class 1 Drivers
HGV Class 1 Drivers
We are currently seeking Class C+E Drivers to join our busy and enthusiastic team based in our Penrith site. We operate new and top of the range Volvo and Mercedes units with full cabs delivering to all the major retailers with very little “self tip”. No runs are planned with any nights out and we operate consistent start times and, where possible, preferred runs. We have paid breaks. In addition, we operate an industry leading Drivers Academy for recruitment and training.
These are permanent positions and you will need to be flexible as the work will include weekend and Bank Holiday working where it forms part of your standard shift pattern. Premiums are paid in addition to a hourly rate for Night shift, Weekend and Bank Holidays. All hours worked will expected to be within the working time directive and industry regulations however there will be opportunities for overtime within these limits.
At Samworth Brothers Supply Chain we offer an excellent benefits package including the opportunity to join a pension scheme, as well as a private healthcare scheme, competitive salary and a wide range of discounts at national retailers through our Quality Life scheme.
The ideal applicants should possess the following;
- A current Class C+E clean driving licence
- Have experience of driving refrigerated articulated vehicles
- Ensuring on time deliveries into depots
- Collecting stock from external suppliers to return to depot
- Checking the vehicle is in a road worthy condition and to report any defects
- Checking the correct trailer is picked up and ensuring that the load is secure
- Ensuring the correct paperwork and proof of deliveries are collated and returned
- Ensuring to work within the parameters of the law at all times
- Adhering to Health and Safety procedures at all times
If you wish to apply, please email email@example.com with your contact address details, to request an application form.
Samworth Brothers do not engage with unlicensed gangmasters or third parties. Samworth Brothers will NEVER ask you for money in order to provide you with employment. If you are in any doubt, please contact an official Samworth Brothers representative.