Your Role as a 7.5t Driver
Daily Duties of a 7.5t Driver
- Plan delivery routes and ensure that routes maximise productivity.
- Communicate with customers/suppliers to coordinate drop-offs and pick-ups.
- Supervising and assisting with the Loading of Goods
- Ensure safe loading guidelines are met
- Carry out pre and post-shift Vehicle inspections and report any maintenance issues
- Logging hours and completing any paperwork required
- Drivers must report any accident or issue to the client
- To ensure customer satisfaction, drivers must interact with customers politely and address any concerns a customer may have.
Required Experience and Skills of a 7.5t Driver
- Problem Solving
- Ability to work to tight schedules and deadlines
- Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
- Excellent road awareness and driving skills
- Interpersonal skills - particularly when you are dealing directly with customers
- Many roles require the use of hand held technology/devices so you will need to have the ability to use these with training.
Long known as Britain's Gateway to Europe, with over 70,000 registered businesses, Kent offers a great place to find work - with an unemployment rate of 2.4% - lower than the national average.
The county of Kent has a population of over 155 Million people, with towns including Dartford, Swanley, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Ashford and Folkestone all having great transport links to London and the coast.
The county has a lot to offer it's residents and visitors, with miles of open countryside, quaint coastal towns and lifestyle destinations such as Bluewater Shopping Centre. You don't get a much better way to relax in your downtime than sitting in a Kentish pub garden with the sun shining down on you, enjoying the fresh countryside air that the garden of England offers.
7.5T Driver temp to perm
£10.50 Per Hour
Are you an experienced 7.5T driver or a new pass Class 2/ Category C driver looking for regular work? If yes- we want to speak to you! We are urgently looking for drivers for our client based near Dartford who are looking for professional 7.5t drivers to assist with their deliveries. Job title:7.5T Driver Location:Dartford, Kent Rate of pay:£10.50 per hour The role of a 7.5T Driver: These are customer facing roles so you must be presentable and have an excellent attitude towards customer care and satisfaction. You will have up to 30 deliveries a day and you will work closely with your drivers mate to ensure that deliveries are made on time and customers are kept fully briefed on the status of their delivery. These are 2 man deliveries of brown goods and will involve heavy lifting to the room of choice by the customer and if the customer wants the packaging removed this must be done. If rules on Coronavirus change these delivery requirements might change. Requirements of a 7.5T Driver: Valid C1 driving licence entitlement No more than 3 penalty endorsement points Valid Drivers CPC Digital tacho card Willing to work long hours including Saturdays Benefits Regular Work Weekly pay by BACS Pension scheme Holiday pay accrual Great earning potential Possibility of fulltime employment direct with the client If you're interested in this role, please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Matt Way from our Swanley team! Looking for a tool to help you with your job search? Download the Swanstaff APP now for all our latest vacancies, career advice and more! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.
HGV Class 2 Driver
£25441 Per Annum + Bonus
Class 2 Drivers! As temperatures riseallow me to heat up your job prospects with a hot new role that I have available in the Dartford area! Newly qualified Class 2 Driver? No problem, my client is willing to look at applications from new passes... If you’re looking for an opportunity to enhance your experience within a vastly-expanding and hugely-successful organisation then I need to hear from you today! Perhaps you are looking to move away from early starts or need the mornings to yourself? If you answered “yes!” then I need to hear from you today. I am currently support a market-leading freight forwarder in recruiting a professional and experienced HGV Class 2 Driver to cover their late shift on a permanent basis. As the successful candidate you will complete a set route daily, working on a Monday – Friday basis, 5.00am – 14.30pm In return for your hard work, you will earn a fantastic basic salary along with bonuses of up to £375per month based on attendance and the maintenance of uniform/trucks. Job Title: HGV Class 2 Driver (Cat C) Location: Dartford Salary: £25,441per annum + bonuses The Role of a HGV Class 2 Driver (Cat C): Complete a fixed route from Dartford on a daily basis Build rapport with internal warehouse teams and customers Act as an ambassador for the business Ensure that company health and safety requirements are met Maintain vehicle to an extremely high standard Communicate with office teams to keep them informed of delays Ensure that all required paperwork is completed and returned to the necessary team Comply with tachograph regulations Be a safe and courteous road user Requirements of a HGV Class 2 Driver (Cat C): HGV Class 2 Licence is essential Full CPC and Digital Tachograph Cards are essential Strong communication and relationship building skills Flexible approach to overtime requirements The ability to complete the same route on a daily basis Able to commit to afternoon/evening working hours Well-presented and confident in acting as the “face” of the business Full UK Driving Licence with no more than 3 points EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company