HGV Driver

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1365180

 Job Description

Vacancies have arisen for HGV Drivers for DFDS Logistics based in N. Ireland. The successful candidates will work on an established retail contract using a modern fleet to deliver throughout the province.

Who are we… DFDS Logistics provides freight solutions on Europe with trailers, containers and rail, while DFDS Seaways operates a network of 30 routes with 55 freight and passenger ships.  At DFDS people mean the world to us. We aim to attract and retain the best talents, provide challenge and opportunity for personal development.

 

The Role… Vacancies have arisen for HGV Drivers for DFDS Logistics based in N. Ireland.  The successful candidates will work on an established retail contract using a modern fleet to deliver throughout the province.  A real team player with a strong customer service focus and a can-do attitude is a must.

 

Responsibilities… The HGV Class 1 Driver will work closely within a small team to achieve and maintain a high level of service to all our customers. The candidate must ensure all Health & Safety and industry management standards and regulations are adhered to. As our drivers are the face of our Company, due to the daily contact with our customers, a professional attitude is required at all times.

 

  • To deliver chill, produce and ambient products to all our customers’ stores

  • To assist with unloading at store

  • To accurately record all activities in line with legislation and company requirements

  • To work within the remits of the European Drivers Hours regulations

  • To work within the remits of the Working Time Directive

  • To follow fuel efficient driving standards

 

Essential Criteria…

  • Full HGV (C+E) licence (maximum of 3 penalty points)

  • Full driver CPC and digital tachograph card

  • Have a flexible approach to the working shift patterns in line with business requirements (role to include working evenings and weekend working)

  • Minimum of 2 years previous experience in a similar environment

  • Must be aged 21+

 

Desirable Criteria…

  • Yard shunting experience

  • Previous experience of working in a refrigerated delivery environment.

     

    Interested… If you have exceptional logistics, operations and strategic capabilities, with a passion and drive for success in a fast-paced deadline driven environment please submit your CV and monitoring paperwork  by no later than 18 October  2018.