At Menzies Distribution we have been delivering across the UK since 1833, we can reach areas that other cannot. Today, we are Logistic UK’s most innovative business of the year, with a strong focus on the future, sustainability, and innovation – We keep moving forwards.
We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced HGV Class 1 Driver to join our Newstrade team! Our team are responsible for delivering world-class service and time critical newspapers & magazines to our ever-growing portfolio of retail customers.
You will work closely with our Operations Manager, who will support you to execute a busy multi-drop schedule. You'll have the opportunity to drive one of our state-of-the-art Class 1 HGV's and will have full access to our advanced technology, which will free you up to deliver an uncompromised level of service.
Our customers rely on us to deliver our promises, and we rely on our drivers to ensure each delivery reaches our customers on time, in perfect condition and with a contagious smile.
And, let’s not forget, you’ll be joining one of the UK’s largest and most recognised distribution brands, where career, personal development and going the ‘extra mile’ is at the heart of our company ethos.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Comply with all Driver hours and Road Transport Directive legislation
Feedback to the office on any issues around loading, unloading or delays
Maintaining safety and security of loads at all times
Keep in regular communication with both customers and colleagues to update on progress and manage expectations effectively
Drive in a safe and responsible manner, as we value the communities we serve
Carrying out necessary checks to ensure vehicle is safe and legal
Ensure the vehicle is loaded safely and within the legislation
All deliveries reach the customer safely, efficiently and on time
Complete daily vehicle checks, both pre and post-shift
Keep an accurate and honest record of all vehicle checks
WHAT YOU NEED
A minimum of 180 days of relevant driving experience within the last 2 years
A valid Category C+E (Class 1) Drivers Licence with a maximum of 6 points, for insurance purposes
A valid digital tacho card and CPC card
No previous disqualifications NI, DD or DR
A detailed understanding of the rules and regulation around drivers' hours
Physically fit to meet the demands of a multi-drop driving role
Hardworking, positive and a flexible attitude to work
Undergo a background check and drug/alcohol test if successful
HOW WE WILL REWARD YOU
In addition to a competitive remuneration package and company benefits, we provide ongoing development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.
12 Days Annual Leave (Pro-Rota)
Cycle to Work Scheme
At Menzies Distribution Limited, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we’ll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles
- Company Name
- Menzies Distribution
- Job Location
- Yorkshire and the Humber
- United Kingdom