Class 1 (C+E), Class 2 (C) and Van Drivers

Location UK / Craigavon/Lurgan Area

Job Type Not disclosed

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1432542

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for Class 1 (C+E), Class 2 (C) and Van Drivers based in Craigavon


Due to continued growth and expansion, we are currently seeking to recruit drivers at all classes to join our team. We currently require Class 1 (C+E), Class 2 (C)  and Van Drivers to joing our team based in Craigavon, Co. Armagh.

Main Tasks of Job:

1.Multi drop distribution.

2.Delivery of freight on time and in good condition

3.Obtaining clear signature – printed – date and time.

4.Security of load

5.Vehicle checks

6.Prevent damage to vehicle / load / other road users

7.Ensure that all relevant drivers’ hours’ regulations are adhered to, including use of tachographs and drivers hours regulations.

8.Customer Care

9.Driver to ensure full debrief to traffic Office Staff at end of shift.

10.Work in a professional manner.

11.Maintain contact with Traffic Office throughout the shift.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as dictated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Essential Skills / Qualifications and experience:

  • Valid UK Driving Licence covering the relevant entitlement 
  • Evidence of experience in delivering groupage consignments.
  • Drivers CPC training completed, possessing a DQC
  • Good geographical knowledge of Northern Ireland.
  • Good understanding of both written and spoken English.
  • Must be able to provide one reference in relation your driving abilities.
  • Desirable skills/ qualifications and experience:
  • Proven experience of multi drop distribution, including use of tail lifts/pallet trucks etc.
  • Evidence of manual handling training.
  • Evidence of no serious/frequent accidents and or loss of freight.
  • Valid Digital tachograph card.
  • Working knowledge of driver’s hours and tachograph legislation.                               

Hours of Work: -Monday to Friday – 07.00am – 6.00pm/6.30pm approx.

These hours will vary and you may be required to work additional hours determined by the needs of the business, 1 hour unpaid break per day.

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below to forward an up to date CV

Express Freight is a Division of M B Freight Forwarding Limited 21 Moyraverty West Road Craigavon BT65 5HU

Express Freight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.