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.
The county of Essex, in England, represents the positives of British culture, past and present. Located in the south-east of England and within easy access of London, this uniquely English county has so much to offer with rolling countryside, coastal and market towns and busier urban hubs such as Colchester and Chelmsford.
The county is also great for businesses, with four international deep sea ports, six rail freight terminals and the UK’s third largest cargo airport (London Stansted) in Essex it is easy to see why over 90,000 businesses choose Essex as their home.
£9 Per Hour
We are currently hiring 7.5t drivers for our client in Brentwood for Early day shifts (3:30am start) for a global client at their depot in Chelmsford. The Role You will be running bulk collections and bulk delivery of retail goods between Chelmsford & Dagenham (not multi drop) on a 8-10hour shift. As a company our client aims to exceed expectations in service delivery and therefore candidates must be hard working and be dedicated to completing their role to a high standard. Key Requirements You will require a 7.5t license with previous experience driving 7.5t vehicles commercially and have a valid CPC card. You will work in a professional manner and the role requiresgood communication skills. Benefits We offer weekly pay with on-going and regular working opportunities and the ability to work flexibly around other commitments. Earn extra money before Christmas with this 7.5t driving role! Hit apply today and you could be in work within the week!
Bendi/Flexi Forklift Driver
£9 - 10 Per Hour
Swanstaff are looking for experienced Flexi forklift drivers to join a prestigious client based in Colchester. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1 years' experience working on a Bendi/Flexi forklift truck and hold an up to date certificate. This is a temp to perm opportunity meaning that should you be successful within a 12 week period, you will be offered a full time permanent contract with our client. Job title: Bendi/Flexi Forklift Driver Location: Colchester Rate of pay: £9.00 - £10.00 per hour Daily duties of a Bendi/Flexi Forklift Driver: Loading goods onto lorries / vans. Liaising with the warehouse manager and quick to carry out instruction. Loading Pallets and unloading pallets. Manual handling goods. Printing appropriate stickers for palletised stock to ensure it is delivered to the correct location. Standard working hours: 7:30am - 17:00pm Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 16:00pm Friday If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please send your updated CV to email@example.com and call Lucy on 01206 570688 for more information!
£30000 - 35000 Per Annum
Branch Manager Who are Swanstaff Recruitment? An established recruitment agency providing temporary and permanent staffing within the Healthcare, Commercial and Driving and Industrial sectors on a National scale. We are an award-winning company, who are proud of our achievements, such as placing in the Sunday Times Top 100 to work for, not once but twice! What can we offer you? We aren't like other agencies - we do things differently. Unrivalled commission scheme Ongoing training and support; including a clear career development pathway 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) Company Car or Car Allowance Private Dental care Money back on Eye care and Prescriptions Company iPhone Head Office support functions including Payroll and Compliance Discounts via Perkbox - gym memberships, utility bills, cinema tickets, flights Company socials; in the past 2 years we've travelled to Dublin, Ibiza, Amsterdam, Vegas and LA! We have an annual day at Lingfield race, all singing all dancing (literally) Christmas party, quarterly nights out and competitions Share scheme option - would you want to become a Swanstaff shareholder? Pension scheme What does my team look like? This branch is in a key location in the heart of Chelmsford High Street, so there's a huge scope for finding new candidates and clients. This branch is made up of some real grafters who are passionate about Healthcare and Driving & Industrial recruitment and their looking for someone who can match their efforts - there's some big shoes to fill. Fancy the challenge? Well this is the perfect opportunity to put your stamp on a company and be part of the organic growth and success of the team! This team needs hard work, determination and servicing in return for handsome rewards! Ruthless networkers, candidate attraction geniuses and business development machines are welcomed - not all heroes wear capes! The part you'll be playing; Reporting directly to our CEO and Operations Manager you'll be an experienced Billing-Manager, responsible for both building a profitable desk of your own and supporting the branch Recruitment Consultants to do the same. You'll be a natural leader! Guiding your team to build a high performing branch, building a successful desk of your own and showing them how it's done! You'll be a manager, a friend, a cheerleader to your team! We are a family here, so we want someone who is going to get involved with the team and push them all to achieve their goals. You will be your team's number 1 supporter, encouraging them, supervising them to do well. You will carry out a Monthly Performance review on all staff members, where development and training needs can be discussed. You'll ensure that the branch is exceeding its targets and KPI's; you will be handsomely rewarded for doing so! Working closely with other Branch managers, Directors and the team to understand the needs of the business and the role, you will constantly be identifying new leads and headhunting potential clients and key accounts for our network Ensuring that candidate customer service is the best it can, we want people to know how much of a great company we are whether they are successful or not! Having you game face on - gaining a wide understanding of our competitors and what they are up to, so you can stand out from the crowd! Continuously expanding your Network through networking, Marketing and Social Media. Monthly Managers meetings and Branch Manager 1-1's held at our Head Office. Basic Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 D.O.E Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 08:00 - 17:00 Reporting to: CEO and Operations Manager Located: Chelmsford Think you will be best placed in our Chelmsford team (in work and socially)? Here are some things you should know before you apply; We're looking for someone with a strong recruitment agency background, an experienced Billing Manager, responsible for both building a profitable desk of your own and supporting the branch Recruitment Consultants to do the same and running their branch as their own business. We are huge on hiring personality, ambition and attitude - can you bring your A game to interview? We enjoy activities such as sports day at our Quarterly, whole company meetings, and we take it seriously! We are a competitive bunch...see you at the long jump! We really enjoy a social get together, whether it is at our Christmas parties or summer events, you will find us having bumper cars wars or trying to beat each other at our Swanstaff casino! *20 days holiday when you commence employment, after the successful completion of your probation you will be given an extra 5 days holiday. After 2 years' service holiday increases to 28 days plus bank holidays.