LGV HGV Class 1 Driver

14 Jul 2021
11 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Description

Fowler Welch - a multi-award winning logistics provider who deliver a range of products and services to retailers and wholesalers across the nation. We live by a simple set of values: to delight our customers, maximise our efficiency, be socially responsible and promote being an employer of choice.

We are now recruiting for LGV/HGV C+E Class 1 Drivers on a full time, permanent basis at our Lutterworth site.

Salary and shifts: (based on a minimum of 45 contracted hours)

Tuesday to Saturday:

* AM - GBP11.30ph. Saturday rate: GBP13.39ph

* PM - GBP12.29ph. Saturday rate: GBP15.01ph / Sunday rate: GBP14.49ph

Wednesday to Sunday:

* AM - GBP11.30ph. Saturday rate: GBP13.39ph / Sunday rate: GBP14.49ph

* PM - GBP12.29ph. Saturday rate: GBP15.01ph / Sunday rate: GBP14.49ph

Job Description

In your role as a LGV Driver, you will be operating refrigerated articulated vehicles, delivering and collecting chilled stock from Local and Regional Distribution Centres as well as Farms and Packhouses across the UK.

* Ensure correct and thorough completion of paperwork

* Observe and adhere to company rules and procedures, including all aspects of health, safety and hygiene

* Maintain a good working knowledge of operations within the transport department

* Effectively manage own working time in line with the Road Transport Directive

* Adhere to tachograph rules and regulations at all times

* Ensure daily vehicle checks are completed in line with company procedure

* Responsible for unit and trailer, including temperature checks

* Ensure proof of deliveries (PODs) are signed and returned to the Transport Office after delivery

* Achieve and succeed fuel efficiency targets set by the business

* Any other duties as reasonably required


* Possession of LGV Class 1 Licence

* Current CPC

* Knowledge of Road Transport Directive and current drivers' hours.

* Excellent communication skills

* Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure.

* Effectively prioritise workload in order to meet set deadline

Additional Information

In return, we offer:

* Fully funded CPC training that takes place on a paid working day

* Fowler Welch 'Collision Free Year' awards and associated yearly prize draws

* Coveted 'Driver of the Year' accolade - highlighting our very best drivers and rewarding them with prizes including GBP500 of vouchers

* Free Fowler Welch Healthcare Cash Plan

* Free Life Insurance as a Fowler Welch employee equal to three times your basic salary

* Competitive Pension Scheme

* Recognition schemes for our exceptional employees - monthly winners receive GBP100 of shopping vouchers

When our staff have passion for what they do they work with more care and attention which is reflected to our clients, Click APPLY NOW to #JoinOurWinningTeam and begin your career today