Driver (7.5 Tonne)

Job Type:


Driver (7.5 Tonne Vehicle)

Hours: 45 across Monday-Friday Only

Sector: Packaging Distribution

Location: Milton Keynes/Bucks & Beds Area

Package: Up to c£24,000 including Basic Salary, Bonus/OTE

& other excellent PLC Company Benefits  

The Company

Macfarlane Group PLC is the UK’s largest packaging distributor and we are seeking to urgently hire an experienced 7.5 Tonne Truck Driver to join our established logistics team based in Milton Keynes. As a business, we are passionate about providing fully integrated and innovative packaging solutions augmented by outstanding customer service. As a Group we are continuing to grow significantly and always keen to attract talented new individuals to our business.

The Driver role   

Exciting opportunities have arisen for an experienced 7.5 Tonne Truck Driver to join our business.  We welcome applications from motivated and enthusiastic individuals who are genuinely customer focussed, genuine team-players with good interpersonal and communication skills, coupled with a flexible approach and strong work ethic.  Our drivers shall work 45 hours a week across Monday to Friday only (no weekends). You will be working as an integral part of our regional logistics team, undertaking general logistics duties (including some assistance within the warehouse itself) and regular multi-drop across the Bucks & Bedfordshire/surrounding area.

Driver Key Duties

Reporting to the logistics manager, key duties and responsibilities of the role include:

  • Multi-drop deliveries in the local area
  • Ensuring a first class level of customer service
  • Daily vehicle inspections
  • Ensuring compliance with Driver legislation
  • Supporting loading and unloading of vehicles
  • Receive, inspect and unload supplier deliveries
  • Pick, load and dispatch goods
  • Operate MHE as necessary
  • Maintenance of vehicles

Do you have the correct profile?

Firstly, you must be an experienced 7.5 Tonne Truck Driver with the appropriate driving licence and at least one year’s experience of multi-drop driving commercially. Ideally, you will also have a forklift reach and/or counterbalance licence (training can be provided if not). It is imperative that you have a strong work-ethic with a flexible ‘can do’ attitude. Also crucial is a strong customer-focus with the ability to interact positively with our customers on a daily basis when making your drops (acting as an ambassador for Macfarlane). As a team player you will also be happy to assist with general warehouse duties on occasions alongside your core driver responsibilities.

The Package

In return we offer a competitive basic starting salary along with an attractive performance/profit linked bonus scheme), and a flexible employee benefits scheme that includes: up to 33 days annual leave (*includes bank holidays and service increase after five years), additional holiday purchasing scheme, contributory pension, childcare vouchers & employee discount scheme. Macfarlane Group is also dedicated to maximising every employee’s potential, by providing career development plans and pathways in an environment that fosters personal growth and continuous improvement.

Next Steps

This is an extremely urgent appointment whereby shortlisted applicants can therefore expect to be invited swiftly for interview at our Milton Keynes site. We are seeking to fill the position quickly and to have someone start ASAP.  To make an application please simply click ‘apply’ ensuring that your CV is up to date and relevant. Please note that all shortlisted candidates can expect to hear back from us within five working days of making their application. If you do not therefore hear back within that timeframe, please assume that your application has not been successful on this particular occasion.