Your Role as a Class 2 Driver
Haulage and logistics is the 5th largest UK Employment sector, this means that Class 2 Drivers are in demand. You can work on short or long haul delivery runs on either a permanent or flexible contract basis. Class 2 Drivers are able to drive Category C rigid vehicles. 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! You will help keep businesses and the economy moving by playing a vital role in the movement of goods, which totals 148 Billion Tonnes each year in the UK (and that's only the goods transported by UK registered vehicles!).
Daily Duties of a Class 2 Driver
- Planning Delivery Routes
- Coordinating Deliveries with Customers
- Supervising the Loading of Goods
- Securing Goods to ensure they are safely loaded for transport
- Checking and amending routes when required
- Vehicle Inspections and adhering to Safety Regulations
- Filing Paperwork including logging your Driver hours
- Vehicle Maintenance logging
- Communicate issues with Dispatchers/Employer
- Interact with Customers
Skills and Experience of a Class 2 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.
Flexi Forklift Driver
£9 - 10 Per Hour
***EXCITING OPPORTUNITY*** Swanstaff are looking for experienced Flexi forklift drivers to join a prestigious client based in Colchester. Job title:Flexi Forklift Driver Location:Colchester, Essex Rate of pay:£9.00 - £10.00 per hour The role of a Flexi Forklift Driver: 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. Daily duties include: 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: 6am to 2pm 8am to 4pm If you're interested in this role please apply online now or alternatively please get in touch with Karen from our Colchester team!
£20000 - 28000 Per Annum
Recruitment Consultant The part you’ll be playing; Building Talent pipelines for your market, maintain direct sourcing methods as well as managing applicants, having a real tight grip on your candidates, these people work for you! Working closely with the Branch Manager and the team to understand the needs of the business and the role, you will constantly be identifying new leads for clients and candidates. Assessing candidates via detailed telephone screenings, inviting them into register and have a cuppa with yourself and the team. Ensuring that client and candidate service is the best it can be including scheduling interviews, shifts and registrations, the customer service journey is key! 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! Continually expanding your client base by using Business Development techniques, Networking, Marketing and Lead generation. You’ll be incredibly driven and focused on exceeding the realistic and achievable sales targets that we set you. For which you’ll be handsomely rewarded. 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*) Private Dental care Money back on Eye care and Prescriptions Head Office support functions including Payroll and Compliance Discounts via Perkbox - gym memberships, utility bills, cinema tickets, flights Company socials: our most recent trips included skiing in the French Alps, Prague, Ibiza and Dublin! Get your dancing shoes ready as you’ll be attending our annual Summer party, Christmas do and quarterly nights out Pension scheme What does my team look like? Our Colchesterbranch has been providing the highest level of staff within the Essex area for over 6 years and we’re betting on this year to be the best year yet! The branch is home to successful Healthcare, Driving and Industrial and Catering desks and headed by an esteemed Branch Manager with a wealth of knowledge in temporary recruitment. If you’re looking for a new challenge within recruitment and want to build a successful temporary desk, we would love to hear from you! Basic Salary: £20,000 - £28,000 D.O.E Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 17:00 Reporting to: Branch Manager Located: Colchester Desirable Requirement: 2 years’ experience in a similar role *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.