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C+E Trunk Driver

Lutterworth Leicestershire

Job Details


MAGNA PARK Distribution Centre

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

31/10/2019 12:00

C+E Trunk Driver

Do you hold a C+E Licence and valid CPC card? If so Harveys and Bensons would like to hear from you!

£31,000 annual Salary

48hrs Average hours per week in line with WTD- this is on a roatating shift patten to cover our 24hour operation


Previous Trunking experience advantageous

As a Harveys and Bensons 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.

Key Responsibilities:


  • To engage all external and internal customer by communicating in a friendly and professional manner ensuring that they are left with a lasting positive impression of our department
  • Liaise with internal /external customers (e.g. suppliers)to ensure all records and reports are completed in a timely manner
  • To ensure that any internal/external customers queries or concerns are dealt with in a professional, friendly and courteous manner, following the relevant company guidelines and SLA’a
  • Support an environment and culture within the department where the Customer is firmly at the centre of everything that we do.



  • 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


  • To participate as an effective and willing team member in order to achieve individual and team goals
  • To ensure the health and safety of Self, Customers and Colleagues is not at risk, by taking all reasonable steps to ensure safety in the workplace.
  • To adhere to all Company policies and procedures.
  • To undertake prescribed training and development.
  • To undertake any tasks as reasonably requested by management



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Transport Manager
C+E Trunk Driver