Class 1 Driver (Nights)

Sector: Transport, Logistics and Shipping
Salary: Competitive
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 910849
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Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a well-regarded business on the outskirts of Colchester looking to add a Class 1 Driver, evening shifts (preferably with ADR experience) to their long-standing team.

Their vehicle fleet includes artics, rigids and trailers operating from a warehouse base.

The business prides itself on its commitment to the health, safety, and welfare of the entire staff team.

Key duties include:

  • General driving duties, observing current legal and best practice delivering and collection to/from the customer’s premises or other locations.
  • Wearing correct company uniform and PPE (clean and in good repair).
  • Maintaining a professional standard when representing the company whilst delivering, driving, or collecting products.
  • Carry out pre-use checks prior to using any equipment/vehicle/trailer, complying with appropriate documentation and procedures.
  • Reporting of any vehicle defects/damage or H&S issues to management.
  • Ensuring that vehicle loads are safe and damage-free, secured with the appropriate restraints as per company procedures / Safe Systems of Work.
  • Check/ complete /retain and hand over all load documentation/POD’s and delivery paperwork.
  • Ensure that the returned goods process is followed.
  • Provide relevant feedback to management on information gathered whilst completing your duties.
  • Maintain vehicle cleanliness using all equipment safely as specified in operating procedures and Safe Systems of Work.
  • Adhere to all H&S rules. Comply with other site rules and maintain high standards of compliance, hygiene, and housekeeping.
  • Operate in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Comply with any other reasonable requests from Management.

Key person specifications:

  • Category C+E driving licence
  • Minimum 12 months Class 1 driving experience on UK roads
  • No more than 6 penalty points
  • No driving convictions
  • An understanding of the law relating to drivers’ hours regulations and tachograph
Contact Bridie James to talk about this role on 01376 517079