Hgv Class 2 Driver

11.90 - 17.85 GBP Hourly
25 May 2021
22 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Major Recruitment Kent have a fantastic opportunity for LGV 2 Drivers to join a reputable client of ours in Southampton to join the home delivery team. Our client is looking for LGV 2 Drivers on a temp basis

Reporting to the Transport Manager, our ideal candidate will have experience in home deliveries.

About the role;

You will be working Tuesday - Saturday. Working as a two-person crew, we are looking for people who have the passion to deliver excellent Customer Service.

We specialise in delivering home improvement products on behalf of one of the UK's largest DIY retailer to private households. This role is key to the success of our business and you will represent the face of the client to the customer on a daily basis. You will be responsible for delivering exceptional levels of customer service and ensure the customer receives their deliveries in excellent condition, on time - every time.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide a professional driving service and meet and exceed expectations of our customers
Ensure the customer promptly receives their deliveries in excellent condition every time
Engage and build a rapport with customers, ensuring a consistent positive message, dealing with queries in a polite and effective manner by phone and face to face
Accurate and efficient completion of the delivery of stock to customer's room of choice in a safe and efficient manner
Ensure correct and accurate completion of documentation in line with customer, legislative and company policies and procedures
Responsible for the Health and Safety of themselves and others, completion of dynamic risk assessments, adhering to safe working practices and the Health & Safety at Work Act, including accident, incident and damage reporting
Ensuring compliance with Transport driving regulations and working time regulations
Attending any relevant training as required to ensure you remain fully equipped to perform your role effectively and to assist in the development of continuous improvement

Experience & Qualifications

• You must hold an in date valid Class 2 licence
• You must hold an in date valid CPC licence
• You must hold an in date Digi Card
• You must have no more than 6 points on your current licence
• Be smartly presented at all times and have excellent customer service skills and be detail focused
• Be flexible in relation to shifts and duties with excellent timekeeping
• Be able to provide a time critical delivery service in line with targets agreed with customer and Wincanton
• Previous retail and commercial driving experience is desirable
• Multi drop experience is desirable

What to expect

* Tuesday to Saturday

* Minimum 40hrs per week with

* 6am starts till finish

* Competitive rates

* Weekly pay

Due to the nature of the work heavy lifting is required. This includes repetitively handling bulky, weight items as part of a two-person team on a daily basis - i.e washing machines, kitchen units, kitchen worktops. It is therefore essential that the successful applicant is capable to carry out this nature of work.

This is an excellent opportunity for drivers wanting to work with a reputable client within the transport Industry.

If you think you have the skills and experience for this LGV 2 Drivers position, please do not hesitate to apply here now with your most up-to-date CV