HGV Class 1 trunking drivers – temp to perm

  • Job ref: 132/00423
  • Type: Temporary
  • Location: Darlington
  • Recruiting office: Darlington
  • Date posted: 30 October 2020

Job details

  • Temporary
  • Darlington
  • Job Ref: 132/00423

Driver Hire Darlington have an exciting new opportunity for 4 Class 1 HGV trunking drivers  to join their client in a temp to perm role (2 x day drivers , 2 x night drivers)

Our client is changing the way people buy used cars and wanting to make buying a car online a whole new experience that puts the customer first in everything they do.

Their trunking specialists play a crucial part in ensuring their customers cars are available for home delivery, delivered to the right location, at the right time and to the right standards.

This role will involve transporting vehicles so previous transporter experience is preferred although not essential – roles in other industries that are similar would be an advantage

You will be

  • Delivering cars on our enclosed Multi-Car Transporters from their Bishop Auckland preparation centre to their customer collection centres.
  • Ensuring every car delivered to their customer collection centres is to the clients high standards every time.
  • Maintain the highest standards of vehicle and driving hours compliance.

You will need

  • No more than six minor penalty points and no disqualifications in the last 10 years
  • Be a confident driver
  • Previous experience of loading and unloading vehicles would be an advantage although extensive Class 1 experience would acceptable for the right candidate
  • Great communication skills and a passion for meeting the highest standards
  • A valid Driver Qualification Card and Tachograph Card
  • Experience of home deliveries
  • Be a strong communicator
  • Be Customer focussed
  • Experience of working in a dynamic and changing environment.

Hours and shift patterns

  • Days:
    • 44hr week average measured across 26 week period
    • 4 on 4 off rota with start times between 05:00-07:00
  • Nights:
    • 44hr week average measured across 26 week period
    • 4 on 4 off rota with start times between 17:00-19:00

Start dates and induction

  • Inductions to be held wc 23/11/2020
  • Start dates 30/11/2020
  • Temp to perm contract

Hourly rates of pay to be discussed on application

For further information or to apply contact Darlington@driverhire.co.uk


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