HGV Class 2 Driver

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Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
South East
Salary Description:
£Competitive + Benefits
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Are you interested in a career with a leading Builder's Merchant with excellent training and development prospects for people with the right attitude? If so, Parker Building Supplies are recruiting and are looking for individuals just like you!

Due to continued branch expansion, we are looking to recruit a full time Class 2 HGV Driver to for the delivery of products to customers, with key accountability for ensuring the quality and timing of service is excellent. The role includes the safe loading and unloading of the vehicle. Maintains high standards of housekeeping and vehicle cleanliness, ensuring compliance with all legal and security requirements.

What can we do for you?

- Highly competitive rate of pay.
- Monthly bonus scheme.
- Annual profit related pay.
- Workplace pension.
- Staff discount.
- WPA healthcare.
- Long service benefits and uniform.
- Opportunity to develop and build a career within Sussex and Kents leading independent Builders Merchants.

Driver Responsibilities:

- Loading vehicles, checking all relevant goods are loaded and organised to maximise efficiency.
- Ensuring the vehicle is loaded safely within weight limits.
- Delivering the correct products and quantity of goods to the customer as directed.
- Ensuring correct paperwork is available, both for the customer and the company, involving proof of deliveries, cash on deliveries, etc.
- Ensuring all policy and procedures are followed including recording deliveries on delivery sheets.
- Assisting within the branch with other picking, packing and loading as required.
- Courteous, polite and professional to all customers, recognising the importance of the driver role in terms of customer service.
- Responding to changes in delivery schedule by updating relevant personnel in branch and customer
- Checking that the customer is satisfied and if anything else is required.
- Compiling with all legal requirements, the company driver's handbook, the Road Traffic Act, Highway code, speed limits and tachograph regulations.
- Following all safety precautions when operating a tail lift.
- Compiling with Health and Safety regulations regarding vehicle and loading area maintenance, loads equipment safely and keeps up to date with safety requirements.
- Completing a daily walk around check on every vehicle before going on a public highway.
- Ensuring the vehicle is serviced, maintained and clean.
- Following procedures for securing premises, vehicle stock and cash.

The ideal Driver:

- Category C UK driving licence required or Class 2 HGV Licence
- Hiab qualification
- Excellent customer and interpersonal service skills
- Current CPC training records
- You must be based in a 15-mile radius around our East Grinstead, Crowborough or Newhaven branches
- Builders Merchant experience/ excellent product knowledge is desirable, although not essential.

Who are we?

From the very first day of trading in 1984, Parker Building Supplies philosophy has always been to provide Quality of Service with knowledgeable and well-trained staff backed up by good stock availability and an efficient delivery service, and this ethos remains firmly in place today. Parker Building Supplies is the leading independent and multiple National Award-Winning Timber and Heavyside Builders Merchant based in the South East, supplying both the retail and trade sectors

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to become our Driver, we want to hThe vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist. No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.

Contact Details:
Tel: 02392856811
Contact: Holly Willis

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