LGV Class 1 Driver

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POSITION: LGV Class 1 Driver

SALARY: £35,000 – £46,000 To include London Weighting Allowance but depending on shift pattern.

BENEFITS: 

Sunday / Bank Holiday Supplement, Contributory Workplace Pension Scheme, Death in Service benefit (£20,000 payable to next of kin), Immediate Start, On-going driver training including DCPC and Company Uniform

HOURS: Mondayto Friday with some weekend working OR 4 on 4 off shift patterns

LOCATION: Leeds LS9 6NF

DESCRIPTION:

Bulkhaul Limited provide a global service for the distribution of bulk liquids andpowders and has representation in over 100 countries worldwide.  The operation is controlled from our corporate headquarters in Middlesbrough, supported by Bulkhaul offices strategically located in the United States, Japan, Singapore, Korea, Brazil, Belgium and Germany.

Continued growth of our business provides several career opportunities within the organisation.  Our Transport Department are continuously recruiting within the UK for full-time, permanent Class 1 LGV Drivers.  There are two divisions within the Company for Class 1 LGV Drivers; the ADR Liquids Division and the Bulk Powders Division.

JOB ROLE:

ADR Liquids Division

  • Responsibilities of the ADR role include loading, discharging, cleaning and the shipment of tank containers that transport hazardous and non-hazardous bulk liquids.  A valid ADR certificate (in tank containers) is a requirement of the ADR role in every classification except 1 & 7.
  • The ADR role for the liquid’s division will operate out of the Middlesbrough, Trafford Park, Leeds or West Thurrock operating centres.
  • The shift pattern for each of the operating centres will be Monday to Friday, with some weekend working. Overnight stays will occur on this shift pattern with a duration of between 55 & 60 hours work per weekly shift.
  • The Middlesbrough operating centre also operates a 4 on 4 off shift pattern.

Bulk Powder Division

  • Responsibilities of the Powder role will include loading, discharging, cleaning and the shipment of 30ft box containers that transport non-hazardous granules and foodstuffs.
  • The role for the bulk powder’s division will operate out of the Middlesbrough, Leeds, Newport, Hull, Trafford Park or West Thurrock operating centres.
  • The shift pattern for each of the operating centres will be Monday to Friday, with some weekend working. Overnight stays will occur on this shift pattern with a duration of between 55 & 60 hours work per weekly shift.
  • The Trafford Park, Newport and West Thurrock operating centres also operate a 4 on 4 off shift pattern.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • Hold a valid LGV Category CE Driving Licence;
  • Have a good knowledge of EU tachograph legislation, geography and UK roads;
  • Have a minimum of 12 months Class 1 driving experience;
  • Have no more than 6 penalty points on their licence (none of which are to be related to drink/drug drivingoffences or dangerous driving);
  • Have good organisational skills ensuring timely deliveries;
  • Have excellent communication / customer service skills and a cooperative and positive attitude;
  • Have a flexible approach to working outside the area on shift patterns, some weekend working and overnights, depending on the shift pattern, when required by the Company;
  • Work an average of 55-60 hours per week on a Mon-Fri shift pattern;
  • Work an average of 48-58 hours per week on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern;
  • Adhere to Company policy on required HR / Health &Safety standards;
  • Experience in this industry would be an advantage.

If you are interested in either the ADR Liquids or Bulk Powder Driver positions, click apply and you will be directed to the company website, to fill out the relevant online application.

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