HGV Driver Class 1 C+E

Salary Competitive
Location Penrith
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

What is the opportunity?

EV Cargo Logistics at Penrith is looking to recruit 2 permanent HGV Drivers, to work the ‘5 out of 7’ shift pattern, rotating days and nights, 45 hours per week.

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 C+E 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 articulated 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 tractor & trailer unit are 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, generous holiday entitlement, access to a discount scheme, company pension scheme, long service awards and service-related holidays.

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.

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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