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Class 1 Trunk Drivers

Lutterworth Leicestershire

Job Details

Location

MAGNA PARK Distribution Centre

Contract Type

Permanent

Working Pattern

Full Time

Salary

£31,000

Closing Date

25/09/2019 11:00

Class 1 Trunk Driver

Class 1 Trunk Driver

(Harveys and Bensons for Beds)

£31,000 per annum

48hrs Average week in line with WTD

We are looking for Class 1 Trunk Drivers for our Distribution Centre in Magna Park

As Trunk Driver you will provide full support to the transport operational team. You will be required to transport product and materials to and from manufacturing plants or retail outlets and distribution centers during a 24hr operation.

  • Transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers
  • Conduct a vehicle inspection at the start of each journey for mechanical items and safety issues and report any issues through the company defect policy
  • Complete all documentation relating to the journey made and the products carrier correctly and accurately
  • Plan your route to ensure your meet delivery schedules and that the most efficient route is taken at all times
  • Comply with current legislation and regulation relating to the driving and operating of the vehicle
  • Maneuver vehicles / trailers / de-mount boxes into loading or unloading positions and assist shunters at DC’s if required
  • Report any accident or incident in accordance with company guidelines
  • Undertake training to ensure a sound working knowledge of all types of vehicles operated
  • Work on a rotational shift pattern in line with your colleagues.  This is a 24hr Sunday night to Friday trunk operation, so flexibility is required. 
  • Ensure vehicle digital tachographs are downloaded in line with current legislation
  • To comply with procedures and processes to ensure the effective, efficient and professional operation of Transport operation
  • Maintain driving licences, digital tachographs and Drivers CPC in line with current legislation
  • Work within the parameters of the Working Time Directive

What do I need?

A UK Driving Licence Cat C+E

Valid CPC and Digicard as well as having a driving license with no more than 6 points

Good knowledge of the UK road network

Previous Trunking experiance is an advantage