HGV Driver

Location
St. Helens, Merseyside, England
Salary
£30000 per annum
Posted
04 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Ref
00059671
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is the industry leader of imported private and exclusive tyre brands, including Davanti, Evergreen and Landsail. Established in 1980, the company has grown rapidly over recent years, and now employs over 250 people. In the past 2 years alone, the company has opened two new major distribution hubs as part of its ambitious and on-going expansion strategy.

As a company HGV Driver you will be required to complete stock transfers between depots, and bulk deliveries to customers in a safe an efficient manner.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

- To ensure the safe and efficient handling of the vehicle in all respects, including the optimisation of fuel usage and cleanliness of cab etc.
- To conduct pre shift checks on vehicle and report any maintenance issues/concerns in line with company defect policy and procedure.
- To advise the Transport Manager of any problems or changes to schedule whilst on shift or on a delivery.
- To ensure accurate completion of all related paperwork.
- To report any incidents or accidents both on the road and/or at a customer premise and collate relevant at the scene information.
- To ensure compliance with all transport driver legislation and with company policies and procedures.
- To avoid stock damage and/or loss of stock.
- To undertake the necessary training in order to carry out role in a safe, correct and efficient manner.
- To ensure that all training (especially related to Health and Safety) is adhered to at all times.
- To ensure that any concerns regarding Health and Safety is immediately reported to a member of the Management Team.
- To appropriately report any personal injury, accident or damage to any equipment, Machinery, premises or stock.
- To maintain high standards of personal hygiene and presentation while undertaking role.
- To undertake any other duties or drive any other class of vehicle within the individuals capabilities to assist the day to day running of the business.
- To ensue responsibility of driving hours, WTD and the correct downloading of their individuals tachograph card.

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