Your Role as a Class 1 Driver
Haulage and logistics is the 5th largest UK Employment sector, this means that Class 1 Drivers are in demand. You can work on short or long haul delivery runs on either a permanent or flexible contract. Class 1 Drivers are able to drive Category C+E vehicles which include articulated lorries. If you like to work alone and enjoy travelling the country and want a job that is reliable then this is a great career choice!
Daily Duties of a Class 1 Driver
- Plan delivery routes and ensure that routes maximise productivity.
- For goods to be delivered, drivers must communicate with customers to coordinate drop-offs and pick-ups.
- Supervising the Loading of Goods
- To ensure the safety of the product, drivers check that all products are safely secured for transport.
- Route Alterations- Sometimes, routes must be altered if there are accidents or large amounts of traffic.
- Lorry inspections to be sure that it complies with national safety regulations and legal requirements.
- Logging hours and filing delivery forms are the responsibility of the driver.
- If a driver notices an issue with the lorry, it is the driver’s responsibility to see that it gets the proper maintenance.
- Drivers must report any accident or issue to the company dispatcher.
- To ensure customer satisfaction, drivers must interact with customers politely and address any concerns a customer may have.
Required Experience and Skills of a Class 1 Driver
- Good driving skills and knowledge of current Road Transport Regulations.
- Awareness of Health and Safety issues
- Mechanical and vehicle knowledge
- Polite, courteous, respectful and helpful.
- Self motivation and ability to work independently
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to complete Paperwork and often use hand-held electronic devices to log your deliveries.
Class 2 Driver
£12 Per Hour
Are you an experienced HGV Class 2 driver looking for a driving job that doesn’t involve shop or business deliveries? If yes, we might have the job for you! Job title:HGV Class 2 Driver Location:Rochester, Kent Rate of pay:£12.00 per hour The role of a HGV Class 2 Driver: We are looking for reliable, experienced HGV Class 2 Drivers who have held their Class 2 licence for a minimum of 2 years for work based in Gravesend and also Rochester. Both of our clients do exactly the same business and deliveries are normally to sites in London where there could be a lot of waiting on site, so a good book may be required! You will not be required to help unload unless you chose to and the working days are normally quite long. Shifts are predominantly days but we do also get nightshifts (these are normally at the weekend) Requirements: Valid HGV 2/ Category C driving licence Digital Tacho card Drivers CPC No more than 3 penalty endorsement points Benefits: Easy work, long hours! Weekly pay Holiday pay Recommend a friend scheme To apply or for more information please call Lacey 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
Class 2 Driver CAT C
£12 - 14 Per Hour
Are you an experienced class 2 driver looking for regular work that includes weekends? Are you an early riser? If yes, we want to speak to you! Swanstaff have been working closely with a major distributor based in Orpington for 14 years and we are looking for more experienced HGV Class 2 drivers for multi drop deliveries. You will need to be capable of completing 15-20 deliveries per day that are time critical so you will need to have previous experience in a similar capacity. Deliveries are made with the use of a tail-lift and you are then required to take the products into the customers premises so some manual handling of products is required. The majority of the routes leave the depot between 03.00am-05.00am so you must be prepared to start at these times, and the working day is normally between 8-11 hours Saturdays are part of the working week and some Sundays will also be required so you must be available at weekends, you will be given days off in the week to comply with EU drivers hours regulations. Requirements HGV Class 2/ Category C Licence Digi Tacho card Full drivers CPC Available weekends OK early starts No more than 3 penalty endorsement points on driving licence Benefits Regular shifts £12.00-14.00 per hour depending on the working day Holiday pay Full support of the Swanstaff team If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Matt 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.
Isle of Sheppy
£21000 - 21000 Per Annum
Transport Clerks, Debrief Operatives and Haulage Administrators! As we go into our “new normal” I’m looking for experienced and reliable candidates to join a long-standing client of mine on a permanent, full time basis! If you are an expert Driver Debriefer or have experience in dealing with in-route issues for HGV Drivers then I need to hear from you today! I am currently supporting a market-leading organisation in recruiting for a Driver Liaison Clerk who is eager to branch away from dead-end duties into a role that offers genuine career opportunities and development! This is a Monday – Friday role, however my perfect candidate will be able to work flexibly between the hours of 7am – 6pm. Job Title: Driver Liaison Clerk Location: Isle of Sheppy Salary:£21,000 per annum The Role of aDriver Liaison Clerk Coordinating the most efficient use of the nominated Drivers by daily contact Responsibility for maximising Drivers’ available hours whilst staying within working time legislation Monitoring and manage Driver performance against expectations and challenge inefficiencies or poor practices Highlight to the Team Leader any productivity concerns Update the helpdesk team on all likely or failed deliveries Monitor Driver adherence to the best practice Ensure communication with Drivers takes place daily to confirm workload and expected achievement timescales Plan Drivers to arrive for schedule maintenance on time and in-line with compliance requirements Route the Drivers in such a way to minimise any empty miles Requirements of aDriver Liaison Clerk: A good knowledge of UK geography Previous experience in Driver Liaison, Traffic Planning or Allocations role or similar A good understanding of Drivers’ working time legislation Proficient user of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel Excellent communication skills and experience of dealing with internal and external customers Experience in supporting HGV Drivers is essential If you are looking for the next step in your career? If so, get in touch with Gareth in our Head Office. This rolewill be filled quickly so get intouch today if you don’t want to miss out! EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH OPPORTUNITIES Swanstaff Recruitment is an equal employment company
Reach Forklift Driver
£9.25 Per Hour
If you have experience on a Reach Truck, then we need to hear from you! Our client in Greenhithe is looking for a dedicated individual to join their team. Job Title: Reach Truck Forklift Driver Location: Greenhithe Rate of Pay: £9.25 per hour The Role of a Reach Truck Driver: You will be required to assist the warehouse manager with all duties on the forklift, ensuring company Health & Safety policies are adhered to at all times. Requirements of a Reach Truck Driver: Valid Reach Truck Licence At least 6 months experience in a similar role Available immediately Benefits: Weekly pay No weekend work This is a temp to perm opportunity so after 13 weeks, you will be taken on by the client as a permanent member of staff If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Chloe from our National Temps 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.