7.5T Driver

  • Job ref: 134/00540
  • Type: Full Time, Permanent, Temporary
  • Location: Wellingborough
  • Salary: £13.45 - £15.69 per hour
  • Recruiting office: Kettering
  • Date posted: 15 September 2021

Job details

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Temporary
  • Wellingborough
  • Job Ref: 134/00540
  • Salary: 13.45 - £15.69 per hour

Driver Hire Kettering are currently looking for 7.5Tonne Drivers for a well established White goods company based in Wellingborough.

Contract Type: Temporary, Permanent, Full Time

You are the face of our client’s operation so providing an excellent service experience for their customer base is paramount.
You will be responsible for carrying out multi drop deliveries of white goods and provide an efficient and prompt service and obtain delivery signatures. There will be some heavy lifting involved and you will also be responsible for keeping your vehicle clean and tidy and carrying out regular vehicle checks.

Depending on the run you get you may have a drivers mate with you so you will need to be able to work as part of a team as well as individually

This opportunity may lead to a permanent position for the right candidate. As a temporary to permanent opportunity, you will initially join Driver Hire Kettering and be paid on a weekly basis. Upon successful completion of your temporary period, you would then transfer to the company as a permanent employee




You will have a full Cat C1 driver (7.5T driver) licence along with;

  • Digital tacho and full DCPC
  • At least six months experience
  • Licence with no more than 6 points for minor offences
  • Understanding of driver hours and regulations
  • Excellent geographical knowledge of the local area
  • Punctual, presentable, good communication and customer service skills
  • Experience with heavy lifting/handball
  • Ability to work as a team and individually

Due to the nature of the role, previous experience with multi drop delivery would be beneficial. Customer Service training would also be favourable in your application, although not essential



Hours and Pay:
Monday-Friday 5.45am start time
Must be able to work 2/4 weekends

Basic- £12.00

Basic – £13.45
Overtime – £15.69

£24,000 once permanent



What our client can offer once permanent:
This permanent opportunity provides a wonderful opportunity to join one of the leading white goods company. Not only will you join a vibrant, growing business, as a member of their permanent team, you will benefit from an excellent benefits package which includes:

  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Opportunities for overtime
  • Pension


If this role is for you or you would like more information then please send your cv to kettering@driverhire.co.uk or call 01604 670199


What we do for you:
Driver Hire Kettering is part of Driver Hire Nationwide, the UK’s largest specialist transport and logistics recruiter. We are proud to have been able to support local operators during the Covid pandemic and are now looking for additional drivers to join us and help be part of their recovery.

We provide regular, ongoing and varied work from multiple clients across Corby and surrounding areas but it’s more than just an agency job with us. We treat you as a true professional and offer a warm and friendly place to work. We’re proud of the fact that in our latest satisfaction survey (December 2020), 97% of candidates said they were proud to work for Driver Hire, 95% rated the level of respect received as Excellent/Good and nearly two thirds (64%) said they would ‘definitely’ recommend working for us.



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