HGV Driver

Job Reference: NECED0406
Location: Hebburn

Salary: £14-18.62 per hour
Higher pay rate is achieved by: Weekend Overtime

Contract Type: Temporary, Full time

The Best Connection are Currently recruiting Class 1 (HGV C+E) HGV Drivers to fill vacancies for a globally recognised client based in Hebburn. The successful candidate will possess a current and valid Class 1 ( HGV C+E) HGV Licence and must have Valid CPC and Digi Card.

This role involves working on the drays and deliveries of alcohol to bars, hotels and restaurants throughout the North East. You will be required to:

  • Follow customer specific procedures
  • Maintain regular contact with Transport office & customer as required
  • Count & check all products, compare to manifest and complete visual check for anomalies/damages
  • Report and excess, shortages or damage to Transport Office in timely manner
  • Complete vehicle checks and comply with legislation

You will be assisted on deliveries by a drivers mate but please note this work at times can be heavy so ideal candidates will need to be physically fit.

This is an ongoing position for the right calibre of candidate and a typical working week involves working any 5 days from Monday to Friday . Usual start times are early morning - approximately 6 am.

Requirements of the Class 1 HGV Driver:

  • Class 1 Driver (HGV) with Valid CPC and in Date Digi Card
  • Class 1 driving experience
  • Must have no more than 6 points on licence
  • Physically Fit
  • Verifiable references

Compensation of the Class 1 HGV Driver:

The basic salary for this position is £14.00 per hour (PAYE)

Overtime is available on Saturdays at £18.62 per hour (PAYE) and payable after first 10 hours worked per shift.

Additional Benefits & Requirements

  • 28 days Paid Annual Leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
  • CPC Driver Qualification Card
  • Digi-Card Required
  • Hourly rate as above (not age dependent)
  • Licence - Category C+E
  • Overtime Available
  • Own transport required
  • Possible permanent position following a successful trial period
  • Requirement to Understand Tachos
  • Training Provided
  • Weekend Work

Please call 0191 230 2007 and speak to Paula or Antonia for more information

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