• Next day delivery
  • Installation service available
  • Buy back on all products
  • Rated Excellent

Class 1 Driver

Warwick, Warwickshire

Accountable to: Fleet and Logistics Manager

Salary: £14.30-£15.00 per hour

Location: Warwick

 

Job Purpose

To work on a variety of sites delivering and on occasion installing the company’s products, ensuring compliance with Construction Industry Codes of Practice, Company Procedures, Relevant Safety Standards and Client Requirements. To ensure customer satisfaction by promoting a positive impression and delivering a first-class service.

 

Health, Safety & Environment

Be familiar with and demonstrate a commitment to the requirements of the Health & Safety & Environmental Policies.

 

Principle Duties & Accountabilities

The specific accountabilities of this flexible role may alter from time to time in order to meet the needs of the company, but accountabilities will include (or be equivalent in nature to) those listed below:

  • To liaise with operations department regarding the following day’s journey including planning the route of delivery, allowing for any timed drops or other irregularities
  • To check that load items, security, all necessary equipment, paperwork and fuel cards are on board prior to leaving the depot for the day’s journey
  • To perform and record daily vehicle safety checks before departure
  • To unload goods at the customer’s premises safely, efficiently, in first class condition, in a safe and professional manner
  • To be aware of the legal load capacity of the vehicle to be driven
  • To be aware of and follow company procedure for vehicle breakdowns
  • To complete all company required documentation
  • Report to management all vehicle defects and maintenance requirements as soon as possible and drivers daily check sheet
  • To Keep your allocated vehicle clean and in good working order
  • To follow driving rules and regulations within the Working Time Directive (WTD)
  • To assist with warehouse duties as required

 

Role Demands

The role may require some nights away from home (expenses paid). The role may require working antisocial hours on occasions. Some overtime may be available if required for business needs.

 

Level of Knowledge & Experience

  • Comprehensive level of Class 1 driving experience
  • Sound commercial vehicle driving experience
  • Driver CPC in date
  • Must Hold a Digi card and driver card
  • Must not have no more than 6 points on your licence
  • Excellent knowledge of the highway code
  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety regulations

 

Skills

  • Ability to analyse situations and make decisions accordingly
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Excellent communication skills in order to influence the actions of others
  • Ability to gain trust and respect of team members and customers in order to develop relationships
  • Enthusiasm to drive the business forward and personally succeed
  • Strong desire and belief to be the best in all aspects of your role
  • Have Geographical knowledge

 

Competencies

  • Willingness to attend training for compliance and role progression
  • Willingness to take ownership and accountability and see things through to completion
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, demonstrating resilience, flexibility and ability to maintain positive relationships
  • Aware of personal strength and development needs
  • Initiative – anticipates problems and makes informed decisions
  • Organizational ability
  • Safety-awareness
  • Honesty and integrity

 

Why join SafeSite?

  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Additional one day of holiday per year of service up to 5 years
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounts at many major retailers
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff social events such as our Annual Christmas Party and Summer BBQ

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Contact us

SafeSite Facilities Ltd
Unit 1, Martello Enterprise Centre,
Courtwick Lane
Littlehampton
West Sussex
BN17 7PA

Call: 0800 012 5352

Registered Company: 6885921