HGV 2 Driver

Salary £30,349
Location Newbury
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Job Title:        HGV 2 Driver

Location:       Newbury

What is the opportunity?

EV Cargo Logistics  Downton is looking to recruit HGV Drivers, to work day shifts Monday to Friday.

Newly qualified drivers are welcome and will be supported to achieve the right skill set. 

We would like to hear from you if...

  • You are a qualified HGV Driver category C with an up to date CPC qualification
  • You understand Tachograph laws and rule and regulations of the road.
  • You have good geographic knowledge of UK roads.
  • You have experience driving Rigid vehicles
  • You have an ability to work without direct supervision
  • You have an Excellent communication skills
  • You  have an Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure


Role Overview

The key part of the role is to deliver goods safely to stores and returning to depot according to the plan and adhering to all legal requirements and safety.

  • Accountable for understanding and adherence to the route books/schedule
  • Accountable for ensuring the correct load & paperwork is on board
  • Responsible for ensuring the Truck is road legal
  • Responsible for filling in the check sheets and reporting any defects
  • Responsible for identifying and logging defects into the defect books
  • Responsible for informing the Depot of any delays on in their day
  • Responsible for adhering to all Tachograph and working time law
  • Responsible for the safe unloading of goods at store
  • To act as an ambassador for the company by driving and behaving responsibly at all times
  • To get the best out of our vehicles by driving with care, forward planning and fuel efficiency
  • Ensuring load security and safety

Why EV Cargo Logistics?

You’ll get a competitive salary, access to a discount scheme, company pension scheme.

We welcome applications from everyone as we are actively building diverse teams. Our working environment is an inclusive one and a place where everyone can thrive and develop their potential.

Pay rate – £30,349 per annum


We also offer an attractive new starter bonus so Join us and upon completion of 6 months service you will receive a bonus of £500!

Stay for a further 6 months and upon completion of 12 months you will receive another £500!

Underpinned by world-class technology and innovation, EV Cargo offers a powerful solution for international freight delivery, warehousing and distribution solutions to help businesses grow. With the best people in the industry, EV Cargo ensures global brands benefit from a distribution chain with worldwide reach via an unrivalled multimodal transport portfolio.

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